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Behind the Brown Paper

Sipping from a mug of lukewarm coffee as he peers out from behind his shiny, silver Macbook, Tse Wei Lim seems at peace. The air is warm inside Journeyman, and soft music spills from the speakers as the staff bustles about, preparing for the evening’s service. Today, everyone is at ease, everything is in the right […]


Cuppow and Union Square Donuts Team up for Sustainability

If you’ve stopped by Union Square Donuts for your morning coffee or anytime-of-day donut over the last few weeks, you may have noticed a new sign positioned next to the sweet treats and savory squares on the shop’s counter. “Cup Club,” the small chalkboard A-frame reads, “Every 10th reusable cup is on us!” The Cup Club […]


Somerville: Through The Donut Hole

Any visit with my grandmother begins the same way. My Nony, 93, kisses me hello. I hand her a donut. Within seconds, the donut is gone. Without teeth, this little woman devours my offering. Now we may conduct our visit. Donuts are a form of familial currency and more: they serve as witnesses to celebratory […]


Weekend warrior edition for May 3-5

This is gonna be a hell of a weekend. And if Somerville Open Studios were the only thing happening, that would still be true. This is a city of artists: every switch-box is painted; every coffee shop wall is hung with prints and photographs; even the trees and telephone poles have knit cuffs. So it’s […]