craftwork somerville

MOM KNOWS BEST: What to do When you Feel Overwhelmed

While I try not to give too much unsolicited advice to new parents, the one thing I am always quick to do is remind them of that thing they say on planes about putting on your own oxygen mask before helping others. The idea being, obviously, that if you’re suffocating you’re just no use to […]


Fiber Arts, Herbalism and Mysticism at Craftwork Somerville

When I first meet Amy Lou Stein, the plan is to chat about Craftwork Somerville, the makerspace she opened in October at 259 Highland Ave. But before long, we’re talking about Kraftwerk, the German electronic music pioneers. “It was amazing!” Stein gushes of the band’s recent run at the Wang Theater. “They got three standing ovations. I was shocked.” This […]