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East Somerville Family Scavenger Hunt

Join the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission for a FREE family-friendly event in East Somerville! Explore what makes our city tick and find urban artifacts identified by local artist/drainspotter Daniel Fireside. Solve the clues and earn fun prizes! This event is especially for elementary school kids and their guardians. We will meet at the Somerville East […]


East Somerville’s Tucked Away Architectural Treasures: Walking Tour

Ed Gordon, President of the New England Chapter of the Victorian Society in America, will lead a lively walking tour of historic buildings and landscapes already undergoing changes in East Somerville. We will start at Mudflat Pottery School and will meander through the neighborhood on our way to The Holiday Inn for some complimentary refreshments. […]


E-Som Market: May

Our May E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, May 11! Just in time to get that last-minute Mother’s Day gift or the perfect locally made gift for your favorite graduate. Guest bartender Mellie Wiersma will be shaking up the cocktails for you to sip on while you shop. So come by and #eatbrunchbuystuff! Sponsored by […]


E-Som Market: April

Our April E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, April 6! Our friends from Thirst Boston will be joining us to take care of your brunch cocktails needs and to tell you all about their Boston cocktail festival happening April 26-28! Check out our lineup of makers and vendors then save the date to come #eatbrunchbuystuff! […]


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 […]