Upcoming Exhibit Aims To Tell Our Stories Through Our Stuff

What if you could collect an object of personal importance from every Somerville resident? That’s the driving question behind “Our Stories, Our Stuff, Our Somerville,” an upcoming exhibition at the Somerville Museum. Bess Paupeck, who’s part of the first cohort of community curators at the museum, has been dreaming up this exhibition for about a decade. […]

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Unwind After a Ruff Week

Bella Rich is 105, but she never forgets her weekly massage appointment. In fact, she conducts the entirety of her Wednesday with her 6 p.m. massage in mind. She rises from her orthopedic bed about mid-morning, then spends the day strolling around the Lesley University campus before returning to her home, a second-story Porter Square […]


Fresh Bites For Your Holiday Feast

The holidays are upon us, and that invariably means traditions—especially when it comes to the dinner table. And tradition is, well, traditional. Maybe even … predictable. Now, don’t get us wrong—we like tried-and-true family recipes as much as you do, and nobody’s suggesting that it’s time to retire your great aunt’s legendary crab dip. But […]


Urban Axes Opens in Union Square

Urban Axes opened in Union Square on Friday, offering people a place to grab a beer and throw something sharp. The axe-throwing bar (located at 2 Union Square) offers group booking, walk-in hours, and an eight-week league that will start in January. Urban Axes will start serving beer, wine, cider, and canned cocktails in a few […]