That's So Somerville

News

MassDOT Offers a Virtual Ride on the New Multi-Modal Community Path

We already have an idea of what a ride on the new Green Line extension through Somerville and parts of Medford will look like when […]

News

Somerville Officials Once Again Declare ‘War on Rats’

The rat problem in Somerville has been bad for years, and officials have all but exhausted their efforts trying to combat the scourge of rodent […]

Arts & Entertainment

Somerville Arts Council Brings Back ‘PorchFest,’ ‘Dancing in the Streets’

More than 150 bands just hanging out on their porches, playing for no reason other than to entertain you and themselves as part of a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Tapping Into the Nervous System: 3D-Printed Jewelry Looks to Nature for Inspiration

Somerville-based Nervous System, which fuses nature’s complexities with original design work in order to make uniquely patterned jewelry and household items like tables and lamps […]

Arts & Entertainment

Here’s Your Chance to Trick Out Somerville’s New Traveling Art Bus

If you thought the Partridge Family’s tour bus was cool (hopefully, you didn’t), wait until you see what the city of Somerville has in store […]

News

The Freegan Revolution Will Not Be Kickstarted

The mood is damp in the Somerville townhouse where the founders of the Gleaners’ Kitchen now live in self-imposed exile. Just a month before, they […]

Arts & Entertainment

Somerville Skillshare: Learn to Parkour, Make Tofu, and Fix Your Bike

Want to learn how to jump on sign posts and scale walls, but also need to figure out how to change a bike tire? Here’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Battle of the Beards

Most of the Red Sox World Series rally beards might be gone, but there is a bevy of brethren still sporting bushy facial hair out […]

Arts & Entertainment

The ‘Not Art’ Stencil Project Is Meant to Inspire ‘Wonder’

Some people view it as a message that calls attention to bland, often ignored objects in plain public view, while others have said that it’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Troupe of Acrobatic Cats Are Pouncing Their Way Into Somerville Soon

For two days at the end of July, people curious about what sorts of tricks cats are capable of will be able to get their […]

Arts & Entertainment

Festival Turns Front Porches Into Performance Stages

For six hours on Saturday, people will be able to navigate the streets of Somerville and listen to bands of their choice play instruments, sing, […]