Sara Chapman Bull, intrepid lady of Brattle Street, introduced stars, swamis and seminars to town

Self-guided tour: The history of candy making

There was a sylvan reservoir stocked for fishers as space went from a bleachery to a playground

The mystery of Huron Avenue is more basic than you might guess

‘Incidents’ author Harriet Jacobs crossed paths with Imogen Eddy, an early Harvard astronomer

Mount Auburn Hospital grew from the dedication of a single woman: Civil War nurse Emily Parsons

There are hidden surprises in Harvard Square

Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett and family prospered as educators, lawyers, activists – and as Othello

We’ve seen eight historical waves of migration, but Cambridge’s ninth will be more complicated

The Agassiz neighborhood starred in ‘Love Story’ alongside Ryan O’Neal, Ali MacGraw and Harvard