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Somerville Snow Day!

February 9, 2013


Leave it to Somerville. Tomorrow the city will host not one but two snow day parties! You can join the fun in Davis Square with Snowmandito, organized by Banditos Misteriosos at noon at Seven Hills Park near the T station. Or join Snow Day, organized by the Artisan’s Asylum, beginning at 1PM in Union Square. […]

Somerville Loves Urban Gardening!

June 26, 2012


Morse Kelley Playground is my neighborhood park. An easy 5 minute walk from my house, I’ve played basketball there and I’ve been that neighbor who calls 311 when the court lights are out or the nets are down. A couple years ago I heard that the park was going to be renovated and that a new […]

Somerville Offers Free Weatherproofing Assistance

January 9, 2012


Hi, Somerville residents! Have you noticed it has started to feel a little more like winter? Are you turning up the heat but keeping mindful of fuel costs? Are you wondering how energy efficient your home really is? Good news! The city of Somerville is now offering residents (owners and renters alike) free home energy […]

2012 Yard Waste Calendar

April 11, 2011


Did you enjoy the beautiful weather this past weekend? Perhaps you got outside and did some spring yard work. Wondering what to do with all the leaves leftover from last fall that you finally got around to raking up?  (Or am I the only one who leaves most of my raking to the spring?) Never […]

First Somerville Winter Farmers Market this Saturday!

January 8, 2011


I’m excited to announce that this Saturday from 10-2 is the first Somerville Winter Farmers Market at the Center for Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave)! The market will run every Saturday from 10 -2 through Saturday, March 26th. I’m proud to live in a community where access to healthy, local food is not only […]

Somerville Ave and Shop-A-Palooza!

November 30, 2010


Have you noticed how festive Somerville Ave looks these days? Between the new paving job (much appreciated by cyclists let me tell you!), the brick paver crosswalks, the fancy granite curbs, the lovely “period” street lamps, and the spiffy new hanging baskets of evergreens and ribbon, it’s looking pretty good! The evergreens look so nice […]

Summertime Fun – Farmers’ Markets!

July 14, 2010


Summertime, and the living is…delicious! We’re so fortunate in this area to have a variety of farmers’ markets in easy walking distance. Two of my favorites in Somerville area are: Union Square Farmers’ Market Saturdays 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (June 11 – October 15) Located in Union Square in the plaza in front of […]