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What You Missed at Further Food Stuffs’ First Pop-Up in Somerville

There are many reasons that enterprising chefs put together a pop-up dinner: the ability to experiment with new flavors and ideas, the opportunity to lure investors for upcoming […]

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Better Bagels Bringing a Little Bit of New York to Somerville

For decades, Boston has lagged behind the thriving, doughy, bagel and cream cheese capital that is New York City. But lately there’s been a swelling, bagel-focused […]

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A Brief Interview With the Boston Yeti: ‘I’m a Vegan’

When he’s not delicately placing his paw-like hands on parking meters, wondering if he’s exempt from parking bans, or centering his mind during an outdoor […]

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There’s a Yeti on the Loose in Boston

Officials from the Animal Rescue League may have successfully captured the Lowell Goat, but there’s another wild creature afoot, and he’s roaming the streets with […]

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Somerville Mayor: Boston 2024’s Velodrome Proposal ‘Won’t Cut It’

Mayor Joe Curtatone considers himself an advocate of bringing Somerville into the mix if the 2024 Olympics come to Boston. But he refuses to allow […]

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President Obama Calls Boston Public Radio, Says He’s Former Somerville Resident

President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick are long-time friends. That’s why on Thursday, when Patrick took part in his final “Ask the Governor” segment on […]

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Somerville Will Hand Out ‘Scarlet Letters’ for Unshoveled Sidewalks

When Hester Prynne gave birth to a child out of wedlock in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic The Scarlet Letter, she was forced to wear a glaring […]

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A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well in Somerville

The Somerville of today is a far cry from the once maligned “Slummerville.” Cambridge’s embarrassing neighbor, affectionately referred to as the “armpit of New England,” […]

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Take a Neighborhood Holiday Lights Tour By Bike

Some look “kitschy” and others are more “professional” in terms of their general arrangement, but all in all, the light displays outside people’s homes in […]

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Tufts Students Organizing Protest In Response to Eric Garner Decision

A day after thousands of people took to the streets of Boston to protest a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a white […]

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EverGreen Delivery Brings Christmas Trees to People’s Homes by Bike

Jimmy Rider considers himself a “glorified reindeer on two wheels,” delivering a bit of the holiday spirit straight to people’s front doors each year. But instead […]

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From ‘Slummerville’ to Somerville

The terms “sketchy,” “shady,” and the “armpit of New England” are just a few of the words that have been used to describe the city […]

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Gracie’s Ice Cream Opens in Somerville

Ice cream is wonderful no matter the weather. At least that’s what Gracie’s Ice Cream owners Ben Dryer and Aaron Cohen are banking on when […]

Arts & Entertainment

Louis CK Is Coming to Somerville This Weekend

Surprise! Louis CK—Boston lad and potential king of comedy—is coming to Somerville this weekend. The comedian is returning to his local roots on November 22 […]

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No Gas, No Problem

People stare at Daniel Theobald when he drives his kids to school. They look at him when he cruises through the streets of Somerville and […]