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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A photo of South Street Diner

Local restaurants navigate reopening under lifted restrictions

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
March 11, 2021

The progressive relaxation of the state’s coronavirus restrictions over the past several weeks cleared the way for Emerson-area restaurants to start returning to normal operations—though the shift...

Marias Taqueria

Why local businesses need student support now more than ever

By Editorial Board
February 3, 2021

COVID-19 has decimated countless American businesses. In 2021, many are struggling under new COVID safety regulations, which force them to reduce seating capacity and often reduce late night hours, an...

College students make about 80 percent of Marias Taquerias customers and around 40 percent of The Halal Guys customers.

Incoming businesses plan to compete for student customers

By Karina Sanchez
February 19, 2020

The competition for college students' taste buds is well on its way, as Garbanzo and El Jefe’s Taqueria are set to open this spring. In response to the new businesses' openings, current restaurants...

Tatte and three other restaurants coming to campus in 2020

Tatte and three other restaurants coming to campus in 2020

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 10, 2020

The college announced four new restaurants coming to campus in 2020 and said they expected to finalize leases for two more in coming weeks, in an email to the community Friday.  Tatte Bakery and Café...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Hollis update, Garbanzo, and OHRE

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: Hollis update, Garbanzo, and OHRE

October 9, 2019

Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB Wednesday with the sixth episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning radio program dedicated to discussing both campus and city news with a splice of...

Mediterranean restaurant Garbanzo opened on Emersons campus in August.

Mediterranean fare to replace grilled cheese and burgers on Boylston

By Anissa Gardizy
October 8, 2019

A Mediterranean franchise will open in the space formerly occupied by Griddler’s Burgers & Dogs at 134-136 Boylston St. in January, according to a restaurant executive. The restaurant, Garbanzo,...

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