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September 8th, 2014 - 12:08 am § in Boston

Video Preview: The 2014 East Somerville Foodie Crawl

Every September, East Somerville Main Streets holds a celebration of local cuisine, the Foodie Crawl. For this year's preview, we focus on two newcomers to the scene: La Brasa and Rincon Mexicano.

May 20th, 2014 - 4:44 pm § in Boston

What Would Keytar Bear Do?

Keytar Bear is much more complex than his man-in-a-bear-suit act implies. Despite all I’ve learned about him, there are a couple questions I’ve been asking myself that no one else has been able to answer.

April 22nd, 2014 - 8:22 pm § in Northeast

Peace, Love, and Tasty Grub in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Hoss and Mary’s specializes in sandwiches and “Peace, Love, & Tasty Grub!” The grub was tasty enough, but it was the rest of the motto that brought me back.

March 30th, 2014 - 2:08 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

Up All Night: Riding the Late Night T Service in Boston

The MBTA has restored late night subway service to Boston on weekends. I stayed out all night the first two nights of the service to see who took advantage of it.

February 18th, 2014 - 6:08 pm § in Deep South

Alone, Surrounded, and Haunted: Two Nights at Mississippi’s POW Lake

We look at one another. Are we really going to camp here? We're in the middle of nowhere Mississippi, we have no map, there are no other people, and the forest may or may not be haunted by Nazi ghosts...

February 13th, 2014 - 4:50 pm § in Deep South

Biloxi Strong

Four years after Katrina, the devastation wrought by the storm was still visible along the Mississippi coast. The resilience of the local community was just as easy to see.

February 9th, 2014 - 1:08 pm § in Deep South

“Wafflehawks”

It’s night. A group of figures sits around a counter as light streams out of the building. You don’t know who they are or what they are thinking, but the scene feels familiar nonetheless.

October 31st, 2013 - 6:13 am § in Boston, Dignity Hunts

“East Somerville”

Elements of “old” and “new” East Somerville collided during the East End Grille’s Oktoberfest party, and we were able to capture this commingling in one image.

September 2nd, 2013 - 7:34 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

Photo Preview: The 2013 East Broadway Foodie Crawl

In our adopted neighborhood of East Somerville dining locally means enjoying cuisine from all over the globe. The restaurants show influences from El Salvador to Ethiopia, from Sicily to Sichuan, from Brazil back to New England.

July 15th, 2013 - 10:02 pm § in Boston, Photo Essays

8 Photos: The Birth of Somerville’s Chuckie Harris Park

With over 50 trees, a three-story water sprinkler that can also hold a movie screen, and tons of play features, Somerville's locally-designed Chuckie Harris Park represents a truly innovative reclamation of urban space for public use.