Articles by JM Lindsay

Radio Drama Sees a Revival in Davis Square

Many historians will say that the “Golden Age” of radio drama ended almost 80 years ago. But for the Post-Meridian Radio Players (PMRP), it’s alive and well in Davis Square.  At a live show, the sound effects are made on stage—we see the water poured slowly into a teacup, the envelope hastily ripped open, the […]

Somerville’s Cyclists Are On A Roll

Almost eight percent of Somerville’s commuters get to work on a bicycle—and while that percentage may seem small, it actually puts the city in fifth place nationally, according to a 2014 report by the League of American Bicyclists. “It all stems from [the Curtatone] administration’s push,” says Ward 3 Alderman Bob McWatters, Chairman of the Somerville Traffic and Parking […]

The Rest is (Not Just) History

Neatly tucked away off Central Street between Summer Street and Highland Avenue, the Somerville Museum may not have the obvious and imposing grandeur of other area museums. It’s not as modern and spacious as the Seaport’s Institute of Contemporary Art, and it’s not nearly as palatial as Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum— where, coincidentally, the […]