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Restaurants

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

‘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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Wellness

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

Historic Somerville Post Office Could Become Arts and Food Space

Somerville’s historic Post Office in Union Square, which closed its doors due to budgeting issues, has been scooped up by an investment firm that represents one […]

City Life

Fluff Festival Organizers Leading Campaign to Make the Fluffernutter the State Sandwich

It’s been nine long years since former State Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein first submitted a legislative proposal to make the Fluffernutter—that delicious pairing of peanut butter […]

Restaurants

An Exclusive First Look at Forge Baking Co. in Somerville

Forge Baking Company is still a couple weeks away from opening, but Jennifer Park and Tucker Lewis (the same team behind Diesel Cafe and Bloc […]

Restaurants

Somerville Restaurants Offering Up Marshmallow Fluff Treats

Union Square Donuts: “Fluffanutta” Doughnut Since last week, Union Square Donuts has been teasing out images of their new Fluffernutter inspired doughnut via Instagram. The […]