By Joey Del Ponte There’s so much to do in the ‘Ville that its easy to forget that there’s miles of history, excitement and culture all around us. In this latest installment, we’re taking you to Newburyport – coastal city chock-full of history and culture, located 35 miles northeast of Boston near the NH border. […]
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By Andrea Simons and Joey Del Ponte For much of the week, shoppers have witnessed an unsettling silence along with empty aisles in the normally bustling Somerville Avenue Market Basket. The real kinetic energy has been outside the store, where employees at Market Basket have held signs and picketed in a continuing protest throughout the locations […]
By Joey Del Ponte Late Wednesday night, an unknown assailant broke into Maximum Hesh Skate Shop on 378A Highland Ave. and stole several items of merchandise. According to a post from the Maximum Hesh Facebook page today, dozens of Skateboard decks and some skate shoes were taken. The missing merchandise includes Antihero Skateboards, Lurkville Skateboards, […]
By Joey Del Ponte and Scout Staff At times, this city’s past reads like historical fiction: Jonathan Franzen living down the street from fellow author Isaac Asimov’s old digs. A future-president studying the pinnacle of law at Harvard while living down the street from the garage where gangster Whitey Bulger once (allegedly) seemed willing […]
Delio Susi, the owner of the newly renamed West 7 Bistro (1137 Broadway) recently revealed his remodeled Teele Square eatery, named from a combination of “West Somerville” and “Ward 7.” Susi reverted to the space’s original charm by removing the drop ceilings to reveal the high originals with exposed pipes and all. He also stripped the […]
Whether you’re looking for an exciting Friday night at the Nave art gallery or a relaxed morning stroll through the Union Square farmers market, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of the most exciting free things happening around the ‘Ville this weekend.