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Union Square: A Taste of Peruvian Cuisine and Living an Inspired Life

An authentic dinner and authentic conversation about what it means to live an inspired life. Join us for a pop-up dinner event, held in the home of our host, Adam, in Somerville near Union Square. A special to be announced artist will curate a conversation about living an inspired life. Additionally, enjoy amazing Peruvian cuisine […]


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, […]



Nepal Festival

Come celebrate the Nepali cultural community in Somerville at this free festival! Have yummy Nepali food, peruse the craft vendors tables, and join us for dancing and fun! Greater Boston Nepali Community (GBNC) in partnership with the Somerville Arts Council is organizing Nepal Festival 2019 for the THIRD time in Union Square, Somerville, Massachusetts. This event […]


RESCHEDULED! Free Film Showing of “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City”

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN. NEW DATE: Wednesday, June 26th, from 7:30-9:30 pm. To close Preservation Month, the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission is teaming up with Union Square Main Streets and Remnant Brewing to show the film “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City” for FREE in the Remnant Brewing courtyard (RSVP requested […]



Union Square Residents Move Closer to Agreement with Master-plan Developer

With the long-awaited Union Square redevelopment expected to begin construction this fall, nearby residents are working to ensure that the wide-ranging project supports priorities like affordable housing, open space, and environmental sustainability. The Union Square Neighborhood Council and developer US2 offered updates on negotiations for a Community Benefits Agreement during a meeting at the Argenziano […]


At Vinal Bakery, the English Muffin Takes Center Stage

It’s tough out there for English muffins. Sure, they’re reliable, versatile, and a go-to foundation for everything from egg and cheese sandwiches to toaster pizzas, but it’s the more glamorous breakfast breads that earn spots on trendy brunch menus and likes on Instagram. In a world of golden brown brioche, savory scones, and seeded bagels, […]


MEET YOUR WINNERS: Wildcards

Eco-Friendly Business: Neighborhood Produce  415 Medford St., (617) 702-2811 nbrhoodproduce.com Read more. New Business: Remnant Brewing 2 Bow Market Way, (617) 764-0641 remnantsomerville.com Read more. Old Favorite: Ricky’s Flower Market 238 Washington St., (617) 628-7569 rickysflowermarket.com Late-Night Haunt: Brass Union 70 Union Square, (617) 623-9211 brassunion.com Place to People Watch: Mike’s Food & Spirits 9 […]


8th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block party at Taza Chocolate!

Calling all Calaveras and friends!!! Join us at the factory on Saturday, October 27th from 12-5 PM for our favorite party of the year!! We are taking over the block once more with food, music, face painting and frolic for all ages! In addition to free samples of our hot chocolate along with other stone […]


Neurosculpting Meditation

Every human experiences trauma and stress, and our minds are filled with habits, judgements and preconcious reactions that may prevent you from being at your best. Neurosculpting uses the brain’s natural neuroplasticity to release these stresses and transform your habitual reactions. Neurosculpting® is a trademarked 5-step process fusing the latest in neuroscience within a guided […]


Ignite! Global Street Food and Fire Festival

Celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape as we bring you an evening of international eats, fire throwers, roving entertainment, and a raucous celebration of global culture! And don’t forget to bring a contribution to the festival’s food drive, benefiting the Somerville Homeless Coalition! It’s easy– just bring a can or two of food to the […]