winter ice-skating

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

View of Remnant Brewing, opening May 12 at Bow Market in Somerville

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.

Arts & Entertainment

Pop-Up Holiday Markets Coming to Boston in Winter 2017

Holiday Cr[EAT]or Market Is there a place more fitting to grab tasty gifts for the holidays than the Boston Public Market? The year-round marketplace for locally-sourced […]


Union Square’s Bow Market to Feature Local Makers

If you’re a small, independent retailer hoping to expand your business in Boston, you likely have two options: Never again relax on the weekend and […]


Forestbound Bag Company Designs For Keds

You love her bags, now you can wear her shoes. Alice Saunders, the visionary behind local bag company Forestbound, teamed up with Keds and designed […]


Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Somerville

Bernie Sanders is coming to Somerville on Monday, where he will stump for progressive candidates in local elections. The Vermont Senator says he’ll be at Once […]


The Somerville Police Officer Injured in a Crash Has Died

Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio, a 30-year veteran of the force who was injured in a motorcycle crash in New Hampshire, has died. Remigio, 55, […]

Queen of Swords exterior

The Ladies of Foret Design Studio Opened a Boutique

Erin Heath and Rose Mattos let their fate be decided by a tarot card. Well, that, and a garage door. The ladies behind the wildly […]


Object of Desire: Filomena Demarco Jewelry

Ashley Vick’s line is inspired by her great-grandmother. Nana would be proud.

Arts & Entertainment

Somerville PorchFest 2017 Is This Weekend

A little rain isn’t going to stop Somerville from one of its most proud traditions: PorchFest! The annual festival features dozens of bands all performing […]