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MicroChefs: An Evening for Curious Adults

Wine, beer, sake, coffee, kombucha, yogurt, cheese, chocolate. Discover how our favorite foods are created by tiny microbial “chefs.” Indulge in the edgy intersection of microbiology and cooking to learn how these microbes make their magic. Food and drink will be served at this 21+ event. Advance tickets required: $10 members/$15 nonmembers. https://hmnh.harvard.edu/MicroChefs


7ate9 Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening

With three types of cheesecake, a few coffee drinks and a sign on the door that read, “We’re new at this, please be patient,” 7ate9 Bakery first opened its doors during Somerville Open Studios weekend in May. “We got the okay from the health department, and two days later we were open,” recalls owner Sarah Chester with […]


Cuppow and Union Square Donuts Team up for Sustainability

If you’ve stopped by Union Square Donuts for your morning coffee or anytime-of-day donut over the last few weeks, you may have noticed a new sign positioned next to the sweet treats and savory squares on the shop’s counter. “Cup Club,” the small chalkboard A-frame reads, “Every 10th reusable cup is on us!” The Cup Club […]


Weekend warrior edition for May 3-5

This is gonna be a hell of a weekend. And if Somerville Open Studios were the only thing happening, that would still be true. This is a city of artists: every switch-box is painted; every coffee shop wall is hung with prints and photographs; even the trees and telephone poles have knit cuffs. So it’s […]


How Many Dunkin Donuts Are in Somerville?

  I was biking around last weekend and, as if awakening from an orange and brown hypnosis, I suddenly realized: There are a hell of a lot of Dunkin Donuts stores in this city. Now, a heavy prevalence of Canton-based Dunkin in a Boston-abutting city is hardly that surprising. But just because Boston boasts, according to the […]