City Life

Guess It Wasn’t Illegal When Kirk Minihane Duped Joe Curtatone with a Fake Interview

If you were wondering whether it’s okay, legally speaking, to trick a Massachusetts mayor into a recorded interview by impersonating a Boston Globe columnist, we […]

City Life

In Opening a Safe Injection Site, Somerville Would Call Feds’ Bluff

Safe injection sites, where users can inject drugs under the supervision of medical professionals, have been overwhelmingly supported by Massachusetts doctors, have been shown to be successful […]

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Travel + Leisure Named a Somerville Hotel One of the Best in the World

The travel experts over at Travel + Leisure have released their annual list of the best travel options in the world, from islands to cities […]

City Life

In Landmark Vote, Somerville City Council Blocks Law Enforcement from Using Facial Recognition

Nowadays, you can do a lot with your face. Facebook recognizes it when you upload photos, Snapchat disguises it with puppy ears, beards, and makeup, and your […]

City Life

Joe Curtatone Is Suing Kirk Minihane and Barstool

Kirk Minihane, the former WEEI shock jock and current Barstool Sports contributor, really wanted to get Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone on the phone. After some choice words were […]

City Life

They Caught the Somerville Bank Robber in Providence, FBI Says

More than three weeks after a man allegedly robbed a Somerville bank, frightened patrons by firing a handgun, and shot at police officers before fleeing, the […]

City Life

The FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info on the Somerville Bank Robber

On day three of the search for the alleged Somerville bank robber, police don’t even know his name. So now the FBI is offering a […]

City Life

UPDATE: Suspect in Somerville Bank Robbery Still on the Loose

Despite reports of arrests following a bank robbery and “active shooter” situation in Somerville, officials said late Wednesday morning that an armed suspect is still on the […]

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The Best Ice Skating Rinks to Visit around Boston

Chilly weather and twinkling holiday lights signal that it’s time for Bostonians to take part in one of the city’s finest winter activities: ice skating. Now’s the time […]

City Life

Somerville Mayor Curtatone Compared Bomb Suspect’s Van to “the Inside of Geoff Diehl’s Head”

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone has come under fire for a tweet comparing the decals on the suspected pipe bomber’s van to “the inside of Geoff […]

City Life

As the Green Line Extension Rolls Through Somerville, a Lion’s Head Will Live On

For nearly a century, a concrete lion’s head has kept watch over Gilman Square in Somerville. Placed there when the brick, art deco-style Homans Building was built […]

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Somerville Police Investigating a Report of People Urinating on American Flags at Veterans Memorial

After a crime so bizarre and offensive it sounds like a fever dream from the minds of the angriest people you know on Facebook, police in […]

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Remnant Brewing Opens This Weekend at Bow Market

Somerville’s one-stop food crawl is coming soon, but several retail vendors are ready to open inside Bow Market this weekend—and so is the resident brewery. […]


Bow Market Is Your One-Stop Food Crawl

A gourmand’s guide to Bow Market, opening this month in Somerville.

Home & Property

New England Made: Blank Canvas

Alice Saunders uses salvaged textiles to create one-of-a-kind handbags.