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Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 10, 2018


Filed under City, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Photo credit: Leila Habib Activists march throughout Boston Saturday to call to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Cambridge recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2016 and Somerville celebrated the holiday for the first time this year.   ...

Somerville farmer’s market offers healthy food to low-income families

Somerville farmer’s market offers healthy food to low-income families

January 23, 2018


Filed under City

By Julia Crooijmans, news correspondent The Somerville Winter Farmers Market has made its annual comeback to continue making fresh and local produce more accessible to low-income families through the winter months. The market takes place every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Center ...

Gallery: Somerville Dog Festival

Gallery: Somerville Dog Festival

September 15, 2016


Filed under Photo Galleries

Photos by Justine Newman, news staff

Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

Somerville festival sees tricks, tails and treats

September 14, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

Scores of dog tails wagged all over Trum Field last Sunday for the 7th annual Somerville Dog Festival. “This town is incredible to come out after that [morning rain], I’m impressed,” said festival co-coordinator Marjie Alonso of Somerville, Massachusetts. The festival, presented by The Somer...

Trash Bash fuels recycled and conscious art

Trash Bash fuels recycled and conscious art

November 11, 2015


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Mack Hogan, news correspondent In front of Aeronaut Brewing Company sat Harry the Homeless Unicorn Bison, a large animal designed around a discarded Harley-Davidson gas tank. Smith’s repurposed unicorn bison was just one work showcased on Sunday, Nov. 8 at the third-annual Trash Bash, wher...

HONK! Festival combines music and activism

HONK! Festival combines music and activism

October 14, 2015


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Megan O'Brien & Liam Hofmeister, news staff Costumed musicians gathered outside of Primark in Downtown Crossing with protest signs bobbing above the mob as the din of brass instruments rang through the roads. The street-band activist revolution was in full swing. The 10th annual HONK! Fes...

“What the Fluff?” festival back in Somerville

“What the Fluff?” festival back in Somerville

October 1, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Alejandro Serrano, news correspondent   Hundreds of Fluff fans gathered on Saturday, Sept. 26 in Somerville to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the “What the Fluff?” festival. The celebration centers around Fluff, a spreadable marshmallow cream, and Archibald Query, the man from Somerv...

Additional costs threaten Green Line extension

Additional costs threaten Green Line extension

September 9, 2015


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Jose Castillo, news staff The planned extension of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line into Somerville and Medford is facing a budget shortfall of between $700 million and $1 billion, and few decisions have been made regarding the cost overruns weeks after officials...

Playing With Legos: Business or Pleasure?

Playing With Legos: Business or Pleasure?

January 29, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

By Amy Eisen, News Correspondent From 3-year-old mouths chomping on Duplos to 12-year-old hands building models of airplanes or space ships, many kids of the 90s and even later remember growing up with Legos. This past weekend, on Sunday, Jan. 26, the Legoland Discovery Center hosted its Master Builde...

This weekend’s Red Line Ride introduces new students to Boston, Cambridge and Somerville

This weekend’s Red Line Ride introduces new students to Boston, Cambridge and Somerville

September 12, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

Boston organization ONEin3 is offering students the chance to experience three world class cities this weekend, all without leaving the comfort of the red line. Participants will have the chance to decorate cupcakes, ride bikes and receive free samples at each of the three stops. Their annual Red Line ...

Event Calendar: Sept. 5-11

September 5, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

By Sara Tucker, News Staff Entry of the Week: Thursday, Sept. 5 Welcome back to Boston! In honor of the return of college students and the second day of classes (but probably really just because it was a logical date), Pinkberry will welcome Bostonians to its new location in Davis Square. While the...

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