Arts & Entertainment

Legoland Discovery Center Boston Has a New Master Model Builder

Mid-competition, contestant Nick Conti paused, his head tilted, clearly deep in thought. He raised his right arm above his head, holding an imaginary torch, and […]


Somerville Alderman Candidate Releases Anti-Gentrification Ukulele Song

Somerville Song: a ballad of rising rents by Amy Kucharik48% of Somerville residents pay more than 1/3 of their income for housing. 20% pay more […]

Arts & Entertainment

Somerville Is Throwing a “Pity Party”

Greg Cook was having a hard time. Plagued by a series of personal misfortunes, the local artist and writer began browsing self-help resources online. One […]


Just Build the Damn Green Line Expansion

The revelation this week that the Green Line extension is possibly headed for a $1 billion cost overrun has all kinds of transportation advocates crying foul. […]


GentriWatch: The Fight for 100% Affordability in Egleston Square

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. EGLESTON SQUARE in Jamaica Plain has become one of the most contentious […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston’s Legoland Discovery Center Needs a New Master Builder

Face it: this is the job you’ve spent your whole life preparing for. Ian Coffey, Master Builder of Boston’s Legoland Discovery Center in Somerville, stepped […]

Home & Property

Fixer-Upper Friday: Hidden Potential in a Somerville Victorian

Location: 121 Central St., Somerville—near Magoun Square, the Green Line extension, and under a mile to both Porter and Davis Squares Stats: 4 floors, 2 baths, 2,668 square feet […]


Even More Development Could Be in Store for Assembly Square

More development is in the works for the growing Assembly Square neighborhood in Somerville. The old Lowes Assembly Square Cinemas, once the largest multi-screen cinema […]

Taco Party

Taco Party and Sabertooth Bakery Are Opening an All-Vegan Restaurant in Somerville

The days of “vegan food” being a euphemism for “sad salad” are officially over. The latest proof? Taco Party, known for its vegan taco truck, […]


Somerville’s Johnny D’s to Close Early Next Year

Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant and Music Club, a Davis Square establishment since 1969 known for attracting a wide variety of musical acts and entertainers, is […]


Somerville Brewing Company Is About More Than Beer

Somerville Brewing Company started brewing beer in Somerville for the first time two weeks ago. But the brand has been turning heads for four years. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Go Back to the Future at Somerville Local First’s 1950s Prom

Do you ever wish you could relive your high school prom night, or get stuck in the past with the dreamy Marty McFly? It’s hard […]


A Somerville Startup Is Making Healthy, Eco-Friendly Beverage Dispensers

If Sean Grundy has his way, the classic office water cooler is about to get a high-tech update. Grundy is the cofounder and CEO of […]


Indignant Joins Somerville’s Thriving Brewing Scene

This fall, a new brewery will emerge in Somerville’s already-booming craft beer scene, as Indignant Brewing Company joins the likes of Aeronaut and Slumbrew. Located […]

Arts & Entertainment

Exhibition of Prince-Themed Art Canceled for Lack of Diversity

You don’t have to be rich to be my girl. You don’t have to be cool to rule my world. But you should probably have a few […]