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Local Ice Cream Roundup

Forge Ice Cream Bar626 Somerville Ave., (617) 764-5365 Origin story:Tucker Lewis and Jennifer Park met while working at an ice cream shop before going on to open Somerville staples Diesel Cafe and Bloc Cafe together. They opened their third store, Forge Baking Company, in 2014. Two years later, they expanded their menu to include housemade […]


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 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 […]


Climapalooza (IPCC Recovery Concert)

Climable is hosting an outdoor fundraiser concert on Friday October 26th at Herter Park amphitheater! Bring your friends, family, and anyone else you know to take advantage of the New England fall weather while listening to some great jams. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Band line-up to be announced soon!


Three At Home EP Release Party

Three At Home, aka Mary Casiello & Dann Russo, are an energetic acoustic duo and frequent faces in the Cambridge and Somerville music scene. Their new EP, Perfectly Unclear, showcases a full-band sound heavily influenced by the Black Keys, and they plan to put on a show to match. JBJ and Blended Family open. $12 in advance, $16 […]


SCOUT OUT: 40 Years at Vernon Street Studios

The buildings located at 6 and 20 Vernon Street look rather inconspicuous from the outside – the towering brick structures, which once exclusively housed the Rogers Foam Corporation, are industrial, functional and sturdy. Inside, winding corridors splay out in all directions, making it easy to get turned around. But these days, the building’s occupants produce […]


Scout Guide: Union Square Farmers Market

The winter was long, dark, cold and painfully devoid of local produce. But after months spent huddled by the radiator subsisting on pickled beets and Market Basket mac ‘n’ cheese, the people of Somerville can rejoice, because the 2013 Union Square Farmers Market is finally here! From tomorrow all the way until November, come every […]