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E-Som Market: March Maker Madness!

Our March Maker Madness E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, March 9! Kirsten Amann will be on the bar serving up the Egan’s Irish Whiskey cocktails for you to sip on while you shop. Check out our lineup of makers and vendors then save the date to come #eatbrunchbuystuff! East Somerville Main Streets www.eastsomervillemainstreets.org Instagram: […]


The ’Ville Gets A New Wine Haven

Joe’s Liquor’s Wine Destination is a Family Effort Paul Robichaud admits it’s an unlikely combination: an encyclopedic knowledge of tools and a deep appreciation and understanding of fine wine. “Not everyone understood how you could be in the tool business and know about wine,” he says. “It was hard to explain to anyone.” But the […]


E-Som Market: Love Big! Shop Small!

We’re kicking off our 2019 E-Som Market season with some big love for shopping small! Our friend Cousin Dave Cagle from The Automatic Food & Drink will be on the bar serving up the Plantation Rum cocktails, and DJ Ninja B will be bringing the tunes. Check out our lineup for February 9, then come […]


E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #3!

It’s go time! Our next holiday #ESomMarket is happening Saturday, 12/1, and our favorite elf on the shelf, Jason Cool from Yotel Boston, will be back and on the bar getting into trouble with some Ilegal Mezcal! So grab your friends and family, and come #shoplocal, #shopsmall, and #eatbrunchbuystuff! Check out our lineup for December […]


E-Som Holiday Market Series: Market #1!

It’s that time of year again! With the holidays right around the corner, we have four E-Som Markets lined up for you in November and December, full of talented local makers, merchants, and small businesses. Pair that with some brunch and guest bartenders serving up cocktails for you to sip on while you shop, it’s […]


State Funding to Aid Kensington Underpass Revamp

Somerville’s efforts to revamp the Kensington Underpass will be supplemented by $95,000 in state aid, according to State Rep. Mike Connolly. The underpass that connects East Somerville to Assembly Row often comes across as dark and dangerous, Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Brad Rawson explains. “Ever since the zeitgeist, the mania that our society went through […]


E-Som Market: February

E-Som Market is back, just in time to help you out with some Valentine’s Day shopping for that special someone (including yourself!) As always, we’re bringing in some friends to help out in the cocktail department. This month we’ll have Moe Isaza from Pammy’s Cambridge! Moe’s competing in this year’s Bacardí Legacy Global Cocktail Competitionand La Brasa […]



On the Factory Floor With Deano’s Pasta | SCOUTV Episode #2

In this episode of SCOUTV, you’ll meet the husband-wife team behind Deano’s Pasta in East Somerville. Their family business was founded in 1947 by Dean Matarazzo’s grandfather, Ralph Matarazzo, after he immigrated to the United States from Italy, making it one of the oldest pasta companies in the country. In a red and white warehouse building off […]




NEWS: Study Finds Latinos Underrepresented in City Government

In December, the Greater Boston Latino Network (GBLN) released a study on the lack of representation in the municipal governments of Boston, Chelsea and Somerville. The study, titled “The Silent Crisis,” found that while Latinos make up 10 percent of Somerville’s population, very few city positions are held by Latinos. Out of the 28 executive […]