Articles by Sean Maloney

High Energy Vintage Cranks it Up in Union Square

“It’s this constant struggle—but that’s my favorite part of it too, the hunt.” It is a cold Monday afternoon in Somerville, but Andrew Wiley is sending enough positive vibes through the phone to warm up the whole office. We’ve caught the proprietor of High Energy Vintage in the final stages of preparing his new storefront. Formerly based in Teele […]


Where’s the Beef? A North Shore Native’s Search for Somerville’s Best Roast Beef Sandwiches

Normcore: It’s not just for high-waisted jeans anymore. That’s right, the art-school-birthed anti-fashion that’s all the rage with your (un)coolest Tumblr friends is coming over for lunch, and we couldn’t be more excited. Not that we plan to neglect our hipster foods—we still love our artisan cheeses and will eat any handcrafted pickle you put in […]


SCOUT OUT: Yeastie Boys

Nothing is ever done, everything is always building.” It is a sunny Wednesday afternoon and while the rest of Somerville digs itself out from the Blizzard of 2015, Scout is at Aeronaut Brewing talking to co-founder Ben Holmes. The air is warm and moist and the scent of fermentation wafts through the expansive facility, a […]