local makers

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 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 […]


E-Som Market: October

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, October 13! On the bar will be Ryan Lotz, beverage director of the upcoming tiki bar Shore Leave, serving up some tiki and fall inspired cocktails (where the P in PSL stands for pumpkin and Plantation Rums!) Check out our lineup of local makers and vendors then come #eatbrunchbuystuff! Another […]


E-Som Market: September

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, September 8! Guest bartender Andrew Pierce will be serving up the brunch cocktails featuring Oxley Gin so you’ll have something to sip on while you do a little shopping and meet our amazing lineup of makers and vendors! #eatbrunchbuystuff! Ali Grey: Fancy Friends www.aligreyshop.etsy.com  Instagram: @aligreyshop Brown & […]


E-Som Market: July

Our next E-Som Market is happening on Saturday, July 14! Hot summer weather got you thirsty? Sam Kontny from A4cade by Area Four and The Automatic Food & Drink will be on the bar serving up the brunch cocktails, featuring Santa Teresa Rum! (He’s also a local artist and will be bringing some of his work for you to check […]


E-Som Market: June – We’re Turning 3!

Hey, everyone, we’re turning 3! We started this little market back in June 2015 with four vendors, and now look at us! Thanks to the hundreds of vendors and guests who have shown up on these Saturdays to support local artists and small businesses. We can’t do it without you all! Guest bartender Bonnie Nag […]


E-Som Market: April

On Saturday, April 14, we’re teaming up with our friends from Thirst Bostonfor our next E-Som Market! OFFSITE‘s Maureen Hauteniemi and Nick Korn will be on hand to tell you all about New England’s premier cocktail festival (Nick will also be taking care of your brunch cocktail needs!) Check out our lineup of makers, artists, and merchants: […]


E-Som Market: March – Bow Market Sneak Preview!

Are you as excited as we are about Bow Market opening up in Union Square? For our next E-Som Market, we’ve put together a little sneak preview for you! You’ll have the chance to meet some of the makers and vendors who’ll be setting up shop there, including some of our favorite E-Som regulars like Buenas, Peston, and maca! […]


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 […]


All Female Holiday Pop-Up

On Sunday, December 3nd, the Highland Hot Block of Somerville is hosting its first annual Holiday Pop Up featuring all female makers from the greater Boston area. From 12:00-5:00pm, stop by 7ate9 Bakery, e. scott originals, and Workshop Salon to meet local artists and crafters and get a jump on the holiday shopping. From metal […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Magpie and Magpie Kids

In this year’s Scout’s Honored Awards—our annual reader-voted guide to the best businesses in Somerville—we stepped inside some of the local favorites who took home wins to introduce you to the people who make them so great.  First up: Magpie and Magpie Kids, a set of sibling shops trading in unique, modern—and, more often than […]