Events

Union Tavern Launches Female-Fronted Residency

Susan Cattaneo’s love of singing started early. Her family was the “von Trapps of New Jersey,” she says, teaming up to sing six-part harmonies together. She’s now a full-time singer/songwriter, and is taking her talents to Union Tavern (formerly PA’s Lounge) every third Thursday in what she describes as a rarity in the Boston music […]


Events Calendar: March & April

March 21 |  Community Growing Divides in Cambridge: A Tale of 2.0 Cities 6 to 7:30 p.m., Free Cambridge Public Library—449 Broadway, Cambridge The Cambridge Center for Adult Education presents this examination of the city’s growing income inequality as part of its “Conversations On the Edge” series. Cambridge Community Foundation President and CEO Geeta Pradhan […]



Off-the-beaten-path Valentine’s Day Ideas

Reap the Benefits of Being Single Gracie’s Ice Cream has a treat just for single people this Valentine’s Day: free hot fudge or a promotion to a Fluff cone. “Our ice cream is always as cold as your ex’s heart, but especially so on Valentine’s Day,” the ice cream shop promised its followers on Twitter. […]


Looking for a Date This Valentine’s Day? Peruse These PowerPoint Pitches

Ever wanted to set up your single friend? How about trying it with a PowerPoint presentation? DateMyFriend.ppt will give people the chance to find their friends a match ahead of Valentine’s Day with a Feb. 7 event at Aeronaut Brewing Company. Twenty pre-selected participants will each give a PowerPoint presentation on why their single friend […]


Spoke Wine Bar Teams Up with Momi Nonmi for Pop-Up Dinner

Spoke Wine Bar will infuse its light, farm-to-table approach to food and wine with Hawaiian and Japanese flair on Monday in a pop-up collaboration with Cambridge restaurant Momi Nonmi. The prix fixe four-course menu ($49, with an optional wine and sake pairing for $35) will include local seafood, Japanese ingredients, and grilled dishes that both […]



Winter Bucket List

Sweat it out Be. In Union hosts yoga classes with a twist—a twist of the thermostat dial, that is. The studio offers a blast of heat for beginner and expert yogis alike, with classes heated between 80 and 95 degrees. The heat is a blessing for cold, tight muscles. If a high-temp workout sounds intimidating, […]


Library Launches An Edible Book Club

Part book club, part potluck, the latest event series from the Somerville Public Library promises to build community around cookbooks. Each meeting of the Supper Club will focus on a particular cookbook from the library’s collection. Attendees will select recipes from it to cook, and together the club will get to eat its way through […]


Local New Year’s Eve Events

1. New Year’s Eve at Bow Bow Market—1 Bow Market Way Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to Jan. 1, 1 a.m. Tickets: $20 One event, all of your favorite restaurants and watering holes from Somerville’s newest marketplace. You can expect a dance party complete with a ball drop, plus outdoor “heaters, light displays, and a dome” […]


Skip the Small Talk Helps Forge Genuine Connections

“What book or movie had an impact on the way you see the world?” “What is your mind gravitating toward most these days?” “How are you really doing?” In most cases, you’d probably be a little freaked out if a stranger sat down next to you, asked you one of these questions, and stared at […]