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Wrap it Up Winter Market

Shop Small MA has teamed up with Tiny Turns Paperie and Courtney O’Keefe to present holiday markets spread across Somerville this season. Vendors will be setting up shop in Warehouse XI (11 Sanborn Court), La Brasa (124 Broadway) and the main hall of the historic Armory (191 Highland Avenue) with crafted goods perfect to conquer […]


E-Som Market at Night – September

E-Som Market at Night is back on Tuesday, September 17! Joe Cammarata of highly anticipated cocktail bar Daiquiris & Daisies will be on the bar serving up the Privateer Rum cocktails, and it’ll be a fun time in East Somerville with the East Somerville Main Streets 2019 Foodie Crawl happening that night, too, so come […]


Ignite Festival

To celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape we bring you: Ignite, an evening of international eats, fire throwers, roving entertainment, and a raucous celebration of global culture! In addition to many local food vendors, there will be: food demos, including a presentation from the Nibble Kitchen; food-themed activities, featuring a flaming curry eating contest (ongoing, […]


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 Holiday Market Series: Market #4!

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 […]


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 #2!

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 […]


E-Som Market: August

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, August 11!, and we have quite the lineup! Kirsten Amann, co-author of ‘Drinking Like Ladies: 75 Modern Cocktails from the World’s Leading Female Bartenders’, will be joining us to sign copies of her book (we’ll also be featuring one of the drinks from the book on our […]


Somerville Local First & Sira Naturals Proudly Present: SomerWellness Fair 2018

Somerville Local First is proud to present the 2018 SomerWellness Fair being held in the historic main room of the Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Avenue, Somerville) on Wednesday June 27th, 2018 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sponsored by SIRA NATURALS, this event is an amazing opportunity for attendees to learn about a variety […]


7th Annual Hyper Local Brew Fest

Join us for SBN’s Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 16th, (2:30-5:30 PM and 6:30-9:30 PM). SBN is excited about our new location in Central Square Cambridge, home of the Taste of Cambridge in University Park, near MIT, 38 SIdney Street. Tickets are $40.00 for general admission and $75.00 for a pair, $65 for VIP, […]


Speaker Series: The Collision of Art & Science

Description of Event: Art & Science do not have to be exclusive pursuits. In fact when they are joined together the results can be both surprising and powerful. The pendulum of my vocation has swung from art to science and back again enough times for me to realize that I need both in my life […]