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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We love Revere Beach. The first public beach in North America, it’s right outside of Boston at the end of the MBTA Blue Line. This weekend, there was an added attraction: a traveling carnival. We stumbled upon the party and shot some of the action:
Boxers, kids on stilts, clowns and people in giant sun costumes – it was the SomerStreets Carnaval in East Somerville, Mass.
Sault Ste. Marie is pronounced Soo Saint Marie. It and its Canadian twin city form a dot on the map that you may or may not have seen. So why did we spend an afternoon there? The same reason a lot of people do: the ships passing through the Soo Locks.