Interviewees

  • Sari Abul-Jubein, Casablanca
  • Eric Albert, WordsWorth
  • Sally Alcorn, Harvard Square Business Association
  • Frances Antupit, photographer
  • Joe Bartley, Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage
  • Jeff Benskin, Dickson Bros. Hardware
  • Raffi Bezjian & Richie Bezjian, Leo's Place
  • Nathalie Biddle, Leo's Place
  • Hugh Blackmer, Harvard alum
  • Blue, street performer
  • J. P. Botindari, Colonial Drug
  • Lyz Boudreaux, resident
  • Judy Boyle, resident
  • Jim Brine, Brine's Sporting Goods
  • Robert Brustein, the ART
  • Brother Blue, street performer
  • Al Brown & Phyllis Brown, Kupersmith Florist
  • Janet Cahaly, The Carriage House Salon
  • Joe Calautti, Rizzo Tailor
  • Frances Cardullo, Cardullo's, The Wursthaus
  • Woody Chapman, Casablanca, The Brattle Theatre
  • John Chaprales, The University Rest., One Potato Two Potato
  • Joyce Chopra, Club 47
  • Louise Ciampi, Clothware
  • Sheldon Cohen, Out of Town News, Reading International
  • John Byrne Cooke, musician, photographer
  • Paul Corcoran, Corcoran's, The Harvard Shop
  • Gregory Daugherty, Spare Change
  • Charlie Davidson, The Andover Shop
  • Rupert Davis, Schoenhof's
  • Katerina Dervisevic, Baak Gallery
  • Emile Durzi, Algiers
  • Pebble Gifford, Harvard Square Defense Fund
  • John DiGiovanni, Trinity Properties
  • Elsa Dorfman, photographer
  • Tony Ferranti, Ferranti-Dege
  • Harry Fotopolis, Casablanca
  • Mac Freeman, architect
  • Carl Fuller, The Tennis & Squash Shop
  • Richard Glugeth, optometrist
  • Gary Greenbaum, Full Body Cast (Rocky Horror)
  • Kitty Haas, boutique owner
  • Dimitri Hadzi, sculptor
  • Bob Hare, The Tennis & Squash Shop
  • Cy Harvey, The Brattle Theatre, Casablanca, Truc
  • Steve Herrell, Steve's Ice Cream founder
  • Ilse Heyman, The Window Shop
  • Joan Hill, longtime resident
  • Herb Hillman, Pangloss Books
  • Ned Hinkle, The Brattle Theatre
  • Fred Humphreys, Briggs & Briggs
  • Chris Kotelly, Nini's Corner, Crimson Corner
  • Frank Kramer, Harvard Book Store
  • Herbie Kuelzer & Kari Kuelzer, Grendel's
  • Bob Landers, Billings & Stover
  • Robin Lapidus, Harvard Square Business Association
  • Andy Lee, Harvard alum
  • Paul Lee, The Hong Kong
  • Ann Lerner, Calliope
  • Butch Lifred, Spare Change
  • Byron Linardos, Club 47
  • Gerry Mack, street performer
  • Genevieve MacMillan, real estate owner, Henri IV, La Patisserie Gabrielle
  • Paul Macdonald, Leavitt & Peirce
  • Phyllis Madanian, Billings & Stover
  • Ed Mank, real estate developer, Elsie's grill master
  • Helen Metros, Charlie's Kitchen, Oxford Grille
  • Ivy Moylan, The Brattle Theatre
  • Jerry Murphy, The Coop
  • Steve Nelson, photographer, music club manager
  • Rich Olken, The Bicycle Exchange
  • George Papalimberis, LaFlamme Barber Shop
  • Leo Piantes, Leo's Place
  • Alan Powell, The Coop
  • Robert Reich, Harvard professor
  • Dick Sens, Harvard alum
  • Mary Lou Shields, resident
  • Betsy Siggins, Club 47/Passim
  • Jude Silver, MDF, Motto
  • Justin Slate, Bob Slate Stationer
  • April Smith, journalist
  • Jim Smith, Cambridge Center for Adult Education
  • Mark Smith, resident
  • Marshall Smith, Paperback Booksmith, Learningsmith, Cybersmith
  • Sam Smith, Harvard grad
  • Peter Solmssen, Harvard grad, photographer
  • Charlie Sullivan, Cambridge Historical Commission
  • Peter Swanson, WordsWorth
  • Murray Turnbull, chess master
  • Ed VerPlanck & Ned VerPlanck, Dickson Bros.
  • Mike Volpe, Audio Lab
  • Christina Williamson, resident
  • Josefina Yanguas, Pamplona, Iruña
  • David Zarowin, resident
  • Catie Zedros & Steven Zedros, Brattle Sq. Florist
Sheldon Cohen
Sheldon Cohen

Brother Blue
Brother Blue

Josefina Yanguas
Josefina Yanguas

 

Approximately 100 people were interviewed in the course of writing this book, including merchants, performers, denizens, Harvard graduates, and institutional leaders.