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Square holes

A world-famous destination is a bit frayed , but some see that as Harvard Square's best chance

By Johnny Diaz
Globe Staff / March 6, 2005

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Phil Nini has seen the life pulse in and out of Harvard Square. From his 44-year perch at Nini's Corner, the merchant watched the hubbub of small independent shops like his emerge in the '60s; witnessed the extension of the MBTA Red Line northward from the square in the early 1980s; and cringed as big brand-name retailers plopped in and ... (Full article: 1563 words)

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