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Local Holiday Gift Guide

What Happens When You Shop Local? Did you know that when you shop locally, three times as much money stays in your home city compared to when you shop at a chain? That’s because local business owners are more likely to utilize other local services, according to Somerville Local First Executive Director Courtney O’Keefe. “They […]

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Scout’s Honored 2016: Shopping

Looking for the best Somerville bike shop? The coolest home decor items in the city? Read on to learn which local stores took home top honors in the shopping category of this year’s reader-voted Scout’s Honored Awards. If you’re trying to track down the best service providers around town, those are rounded up here. Check back […]


Grammy Award Hocked to Somerville Pawn Shop

Davis Square’s LBC Boutique and Loan is now home to two pieces of music history: reggae musician Peter Tosh’s guitar and his 1987 Grammy Award. Tosh, who was born in Jamaica in 1944, performed with Bob Marley in Bob Marley and the Wailers and later worked as a solo artist. Tosh took home the Grammy for Best Reggae […]