Saturday, July 24, 2010

The Allure of FossFest, tomorrow afternoon in Somerville!

FossFest: Tomorrow, Sunday 7/25. 12-4pm.

Christopher Christian 12:00pm-12:45pm

Raiz Sertaneja 1:00pm-1:45pm

Angeline 2:00pm-2:45pm

The Kieran Ridge Band 3:00pm-3:45pm

On Broadway in front of the pool at Foss Park in Somerville.

Lot's' of other great stuff. Bring family and friends.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

SomerStreets on Broadway! 7/25/10

East Somerville Main Streets (ESMS; a non-profit, public-private partnership between East Somerville residents, business owners, community leaders, local government, and the National Main Streets Center) has been contributing to the diverse and vibrant area east of McGrath Highway through the development of several events and initiatives to promote the local community, including 'First Tuesdays' get togethers, arestaurant guide to the area, and even a local cookbookdocumenting some of the best flavors of the local business folk.

ESMS and the City of Somerville will be presenting SomerStreets on Broadway, this Sunday, 7/25/10.

Please put this on your calendar, and join the community for this fun filled Sunday afternoon!

More information can be found below, and on the East Somerville Main Streets and City of Somerville sites.

SomerStreets on Broadway!

Sunday, July 25th 12-4pm

Join the City of Somerville, ESMS and Foss Fest along Broadway for SomerStreets!

Music by:

Marcus Santos and Bloco,

Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band

Son del Sol

Dance demo by Vida Real Dance Group

Salsa Demos by Dance Havana

Circus demo by Vegetable Circus,

Zumba demo by Dance Zone

Fencing demo by Bay State Fencersa

Capoeira "Roda da Rua" by Mandingueiros dos Palmares

Community drum circle, tons of kids activities, and more!

Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band
Tomorrow we'll discuss the happenings at the Foss Park stage for FossFest.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

ArtBeat Raises the Dead!

ArtBeat continues in Davis Square today.

This is one of my goals for today (Elm Street Stage, 1:30pm):

It will be interesting to see how this works as a 1:30pm afternoon show.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The best defense is a good offense: Prospective Winter Hill tenant offends neighbors, blasts Somerville

Ashley Taylor has a recap of the community meeting last week presenting Ocean State Job Lot as a potential tenant of the old Winter Hill Star Market in the Somerville News:

The Ocean State Job Lot is off to a tough start in their bid to open a new store in the heart of Winter Hill. At a community meeting last week, bad spelling and heated exchanges with neighbors might not have helped.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

World Cup Blues? Foss Park has the cure!

If you've had enough World Cup upset for this four year cycle, you might consider instead taking a walk down to Foss Park to catch a game or two on Sundays throughout the summer (especially on Sunday 7/25). I couldn't believe how hard everyone was playing in the blazing heat today:

Down the Hill: Mariachi at El Potro in Union Square!

Another report from Down the Hill:

El Potro now has a liquor license, and Mariachi music on the weekends. They've redecorated the place with handcrafted woodwork delivered from Mexico, along with a wooden bar, and it looks spectacular.

The musical entertainment will be provided by Mariachi Estampa de America. Imagine having a margarita in hand: