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Out Of Town News

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0 Harvard Sq, Cambridge, MA 02138-3844
+1 617-354-1441
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This place was famous for carrying newspapers from all over the world. However, this time when I... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
ZenHealer7
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Almost gone...

This place, no larger than some closets, is stacked floor to ceiling with newspapers, magazines... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2017
PortableWheels
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Boston, Massachusetts
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This kiosk in the heart of Harvard Square is a National Historic Landmark that carries an impressive array of newspapers and magazines from around the world.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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0 Harvard Sq, Cambridge, MA 02138-3844
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+1 617-354-1441

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

This place was famous for carrying newspapers from all over the world. However, this time when I visited, there were just local newspapers. The fun and the charm is gone.

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed March 18, 2017

This place, no larger than some closets, is stacked floor to ceiling with newspapers, magazines, manga, etc., from around the world, Need something in French... yup. Italian... yup. Japanese... yup. It is sad in that the City of Cambridge, which owns the property, wants to...More

Thank PortableWheels
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Some plans for Harvard Square will eliminate this longstanding newsstand. Many a generation has visited. You may be in the last.

Thank CaptPete43
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Truly impressive array of magazines and newspapers from around the world on every imaginable topic, and a few others.

Thank CharlieW338
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Love it here. Been stopping here for 40 years. They have newspapers and magazines from all over the world and cater to the international crowd going to Harvard. Great to pick up a paper or mag before a trip to Europe to see what's going...More

Thank WINEandTRAVEL
Reviewed August 31, 2016

It has some out of town papers, but not a great variety. You can also buy some Harvard tees and hats.

Thank cambria147
Reviewed August 22, 2016

OOT News has changed hands a few times, but they surely have a large selection of newspapers and other periodicals. The owners were quite friendly to me when I asked sophisticated questions about their trade. However, the outside is a popular venue for protests, street...More

Thank Maynard C
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Online access to national and international newspapers and magazines has taken its toll on this place. In the 80s the shelves were stuffed and it is sad now to see what remains. I personally had no problem paying $10 for a foreign magazine and reading...More

Thank EdouardBostonMA
Reviewed July 31, 2016

While there is merit in being centrally located the array of newspapers, journals and magazines was not particularly above average

Thank David G
Reviewed July 10, 2016

A place to get some cheaper souvenir items compared to some places around. This newsstand has been in business since 1955 and the building it now occupies is a national landmark. Why not grab some newspapers ? The building which houses the newsstand was once...More

Thank Renato L
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