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Night Market @ Ball Square

Join us for an artisan and vintage market at night! Somerville Flea is partnering with the Arts Council for the 3rd year in a row. Come peruse local artisan products and vintage finds. Hang out, listen to live music, and enjoy the beer garden. This free event will be on Saturday, 15th (rain date June […]


Night Market @ Ball Square

The Somerville Flea is partnering with the Arts Council for the 3rd year in a row. Join us to peruse local artisan products and vintage finds. Hang out, enjoy food from local restaurants and the beer garden, and listen to live music by Yoni Gordon, David Mirabella and Friends, and Andrea Gillis Band. This free […]


Joe’s Jazz and Blues Festival

The brain child of Mayor Joe Curtatone, who played trumpet in the Somerville High School Jazz Band, Joe’s Jazz and Blues Festival is back this year! On Saturday June 15th, get ready for a free all-day outdoor event in beautiful Powderhouse Park (a.k.a Nathan Tufts Park)! Bring a friend, blanket, and a picnic for a […]



Bummer: The Book Shop is Closing

After more than three and a half years of author talks and mystery club meetings, The Book Shop in Ball Square (694 Broadway) will be closing its doors at the end of the month. In a touching post on the shop’s Facebook page, owner Gil Barbosa bid farewell to the friends, writers, community members and even pets […]


News: Hubway in the Way?

Thuvan Dang, the owner of Somerville Dry Cleaners & Tailors arrived at her store one April morning to an unexpected site. In the two parking spaces that had long served her laundry-laden customers, workers were installing a Hubway station. Dang is one of four Ball Square business owners with uneasy feelings about the bike share […]