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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Green Line Extension Plans Include Lots of Space to Store Your Bike

The MBTA recently held a community meeting about the nearly complete design plans for two more Green Line Extension stops—the Union Square and Washington Street […]


Parking in Somerville Just Got Easier

Change can be good, but when it comes to parking at a meter, it’s usually just a hassle. To help residents and visitors in Somerville […]


‘MegaBot’ Designers Want to Start a Robot Fighting League

They were a hit at New York Comic Con, grabbing the attention of thousands of spectators who flooded through the front doors of the venue […]

Arts & Entertainment

George Takei Is Coming to Somerville

Ask anyone which Star Trek star they’d most like to hang out with, and odds are good they’ll say George Takei. The star who played […]


The Boston Derby Dames Need a New Place to Skate

The area’s resident group of badasses on eight wheels is getting hip-checked out of their practice space in Somerville, and they’re asking for the public’s […]


A New Kind of Wellness Therapy Is Coming to Somerville

Some people take yoga classes to relax, while others may prefer personal meditation or massage therapy to unwind. But soon, there will be a new […]


Somerville’s ‘MegaBot’ Heads to New York Comic Con

People’s jaws dropped as they slowly drove by Somerville’s Artisan’s Asylum Wednesday morning, where a 13-foot-tall metal robot that looked like something out of a science […]


Somerville Designers Are Building Giant ‘MegaBots’ With Missile-Launching Capabilities

A team of engineers and designers in Somerville is constructing massive human-controlled metal robots equipped with missile launchers. “The long wait is over, folks, and […]