Money with Mia

Those of you who know me know I love chocolate. White, dark, semi-sweet – it makes no difference to me. Chocolate is chocolate, and I don’t care what wrapper it comes in. I’m a sucker for Godiva as well as for Hershey’s. On a recent excursion to Harvard Square with my sister, I stopped by… Continue reading Money with Mia

Interviews: Dressing to Impress

Whether you like it or not, how professional you look will factor into your overall success during recruitment. You certainly don’t want to leave a negative impression based on your appearance and undermine your otherwise stellar interview performance. In this spirit, we’ve compiled some useful rules to help you make good choices. 10) Color For… Continue reading Interviews: Dressing to Impress

The Lagniappe: Some Buried and Not-so-Buried Treasures of Harvard Square

There are parts of Harvard Square that are best left undiscovered. Fire & Ice Grill (meh) and that weird street performer who puts on the creepiest puppet show/political commentary on earth immediately come to mind. But there are a number of places in and around the Square that are worth visiting to satisfy various compartments… Continue reading The Lagniappe: Some Buried and Not-so-Buried Treasures of Harvard Square

HBS Rugby Defeats Rival Wharton

HBS Rugby defeated Wharton 12-3 in a home game on Saturday. HBS Rugby played its most coordinated and solid Rugby of the season against East Coast rival Wharton this weekend at home. A number of fans came out on a crisp fall day to cheer HBS on the pitch overlooking the river. The Wharton-HBS rugby… Continue reading HBS Rugby Defeats Rival Wharton

Cambridge One

Cambridge One, a funky pizza place you probably didn’t even realize existed, is tucked away on Church Street in Harvard Square. The building was once the home of the Cambridge fire department but is now the place to come for delicious and unique flame grilled pizzas. This isn’t your typical cheese and pepperoni – we’re… Continue reading Cambridge One

HBS Hangouts-Tealuxe

TealuxeDetails:0 Brattle Street (at Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square)617-441-0077 After water, tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world. Aside from its antioxidant health benefits and reduced caffeine levels, a hot cup of tea is just downright comforting during the cold winter. Luckily for us, one of the best tea bars in Boston is… Continue reading HBS Hangouts-Tealuxe

Southern Barbecue Delights at Redbones

In Davis Square, the one block radius surrounding Redbones is permeated with the enticing aroma of barbeque. The well-loved restaurant, which opened in 1987, serves a steady stream of diners seeking humble Southern food. The Redbones menu contains the Southern specialties one might expect – pulled pork, BBQ beef, ribs, and cornbread. Redbones is known… Continue reading Southern Barbecue Delights at Redbones

Boston Nightlife

You glance at your cell phone – sorry, Blackberry – darn it! it’s only been two minutes since last you checked. You’re impatient, but unsure of why. It’s not like you have another place to go even if you could muster up a believable excuse to ditch section drinks early. It’s Boston, and, based on… Continue reading Boston Nightlife

SEC Sponsored Music Concert Promises More Than Entertainment

The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Benefit Concert is not just about great music, but also about reaching out to our community. What do you get when you combine incredible talent, initiative and the urge to contribute to the larger community in every way possible? A benefit concert organized by enterprising HBS students who will be… Continue reading SEC Sponsored Music Concert Promises More Than Entertainment

Restaurant Review – Cocktails

Right in Harvard Square, the Charles Hotel becomes a home away from home for many HBS students during recruiting season. If you are one of those people who shudders at the thought of voluntarily setting foot into this company presentation mecca, I wouldn’t blame you. However, with its entrance tucked away in a corner of… Continue reading Restaurant Review – Cocktails

Tealuxe: A Cup of Comfort

After water, tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world. Aside from its antioxidant health benefits and reduced caffeine levels, a hot cup of tea is just downright comforting during the cold winter. Luckily for us, one of the best tea bars in Boston is located minutes from the HBS campus. Tealuxe is a… Continue reading Tealuxe: A Cup of Comfort

Echoes of HBS Ethos

A new day dawns….The alarm clock warnsLoud enough to wake the deadOf the day’s joys (or pains?) ahead Activities of the night ‘fore so shadowyThrough foggy mists all swirlyHints of pleasures unspokenAnd cocktails numerous taken Brief stopover to Shad on the wayTis necessary to jumpstart the dayOur true destination the learning teamAnd brilliant cutting-edge ideas… Continue reading Echoes of HBS Ethos

The Local Burger Joint: Getting your Fix Around Cambridge

If you’re not sure how to commemorate Earth Day this week, think about sinking your teeth into a delicious mass of ground beef as a great way to thank Mother Nature for producing cattle. The area around Harvard is a good place to do this sort of thing, with the prevailing burger ethic one of… Continue reading The Local Burger Joint: Getting your Fix Around Cambridge

The Perfect Cup of Cocoa

There are few things worth going out of your way for in Boston during January. L.A. Burdick’s Chocolate Caf‚ is one of exceptions. Tucked away on the outskirts of Harvard Square, this chocolatier is one of Cambridge’s better kept secrets. With all due respect to the better-known Cambridge dessert destination founded by HBS grads, Burdick’s… Continue reading The Perfect Cup of Cocoa

Upstairs on the Square

You don’t have to travel very far to experience good quality food near the Business School. Just a short walk to Harvard Square, you will stumble upon a small alley of restaurants called Winthrop Street, home to “Upstairs on the Square”. The main dining room, the Soiree Room, is suggestive of 1940s extravagance, with fireplaces… Continue reading Upstairs on the Square

Escape to New York

“How was I assigned this particular section?” “If a cranberry bounces while TOM students are occupied with Shad exercises, is it really bouncing?” “Why must HBS blondes (especially the fake ones) do everything in packs of five?” Instead of wasting your time on these and other pointless RC-year ruminations, you should be sweating only one… Continue reading Escape to New York

Eat: From pub grub to international delights

Price Guide$ – entrees $10 or less$$ – entrees $10 – 15$$$ – entrees $15 – 20$$$$ – entrees $20+ Porter Square/Near HLS Christopher’s ($$)1920 Mass. Ave., (617) 876-9180This is the type of pub food the average Cambridge hippie can appreciate – lots of organic ingredients, vegetarian options, and attention to fat content. Rarely greasy,… Continue reading Eat: From pub grub to international delights

Rugby Closes Year With Awards Banquet

HBS Rugby celebrated the end of another successful season with their traditional team banquet. This year’s event was graciously sponsored by the Rock Bottom restaurant in Harvard Square, and featured a fine three-course meal along with a fine selection of adult beverages. Players who had completed their first fall season with the team were presented… Continue reading Rugby Closes Year With Awards Banquet