Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Mediterranean restaurant Garbanzo opened on Emersons campus in August.

Campus-adjacent businesses anticipating revenue hit following student departure

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
December 1, 2020

Businesses around Emerson’s Boston campus are anticipating a dropoff in sales after most students left for an extended seven-week winter break. The imminent closure of residence halls and departure...

Mediterranean restaurant Garbanzo opened on Emersons campus in August.

Garbanzo reopens after employee tests positive for COVID-19

By Charlie McKenna
October 20, 2020

Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh’s shut down Monday came after a staffer tested positive for COVID-19, college officials announced in an email Tuesday. The restaurant plans to reopen for normal hours...

For some spots, like Maria’s, college campuses reopening could boost their chances of turning a profit in a year otherwise marred by financial ruin.

Nearby restaurants ‘excited’ by return of college-aged patrons

By Taina Millsap, Shruti Rajkumar, and Katie Redefer
September 2, 2020

Businesses neighboring the bustling Emerson campus usually overflow with students, tourists, and commuters in early September. But this year, several nearby restaurants and bars remain eerily empty inside—void...

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