Harvard Square’s famous Crimson Corner is closing

Crimson Corner makes most of its money now from tobacco products, snacks, drinks, and other nonprint items.
Crimson Corner makes most of its money now from tobacco products, snacks, drinks, and other nonprint items. –Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe

It’s long been a tradition among visitors to Harvard Square: browsing at one of the two outdoor newsstands that are as much part of the fabric of the square as the storied university.

Now, there is a chance Harvard Square may end up with none, as family-owned Crimson Corner has been asked to leave its location of five decades, while Out of Town News may have to vacate the iconic kiosk at the center of the square.

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