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On the Cheap: Doowee & Rice
When I finally strolled into DooWee & Rice, a new East Asian eatery in Powder House Square, close to closing time after a weirdly long drive from Central, I had beef and noodles on the brain.
Home-cooked East Asian fusion with soul
| October 26, 2012
Photos: The HONK! Festival 2012
The HONK! Festival parading through Davis Square on October 8, 2012.
October 8, 2012
| October 19, 2012
Six-legged robots, mechanical snakes, and a friendly dino-bot by the name of Butch will make new friends in Somerville this week at two free events.
| October 12, 2012
On the Cheap: iYO Cafe
Without any children at my disposal, I decided the best way to evaluate iYO Cafe, a self-serve yogurt and waffle shop, would be to rally some girlfriends and smoke a fat joint before heading over.
DIY dessert in Davis Square
| October 12, 2012
Reside: At home with Eric Bornstein
October is a busy month for mask maker Eric Bornstein, but you won't find him churning out rubbery costumes for trick-or-treaters.
| September 28, 2012
Boston’s hackerspaces make room for robots and DIY synths, computer geeks, and tech punx
"Hackerspace." At first, that term might bring to mind an image of rows of Internet wizzes staring intently into their screens, coding illegally. But there is more to the term "hacker" than its unfortunate computer-criminal stereotype.
| September 07, 2012
Out: Movers & Shakers bid farewell at the third annual Starlab Fest in Somerville
This Saturday, Union Square will be abuzz with the happy glow of Starlab Fest 2012, and it promises to be nothing resembling a mellow affair.
Harvester of sorrow
| July 27, 2012
On the Cheap: Mixtura Latin Fusion Cuisine
Mixtura has the look and feel of a quick meal at your favorite aunt's house.
A casual but serious take on regional Latin favorites
| June 22, 2012
Stuff your art hole
The Somerville-based Union Square Round Table is about to prove how funny high art can be.
| February 24, 2012
Moving on with Stephie Coplan & the Pedestrians
When Stephie Coplan was 14 years old, the empty pages in her first songwriting book were as much an escape as they were a creative outlet.
Turning the page
| February 17, 2012
Dine like a Bad-Ass Gourmet Viking
Matthew Stein (left), as Odin, and chef JJ Gonson When I was in high school, my gung-ho AP English Literature teacher giddily decided to host...
| January 19, 2012
Pretty Things turns 21, in Dog Years
There's something so very Somerville about Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project.
Old enough to drink
| December 02, 2011
Review: Taza Chocolate
If lately you've been hit with the trick-or-treat nostalgia blues, longing for simpler times when the best costumes still came in our sizes, do not resort to reproduction.
Spooky craft chocolate for the big kids
| October 28, 2011
Photos: John Powhida International Airport + Sidewalk Driver + The Organ Beats + The Rationales at Radio
John Powhida International Airport, Sidewalk Driver, The Organ Beats and the Rationales perform at the grand opening of Radio in Somerville on October 7, 2011.
October 7, 2011 | Grand opening of Radio, Somerville
| October 21, 2011
[live preview + mp3 + video] This weekend's Honk! Fest 2011 in Davis Square, Somerville
The bands come marching in this weekend as HONK! FEST rings in October, packing every street, corner, and hidden orifice of Davis Square with costume-clad...
| September 29, 2011
Review: The Journeyman
There are no journeymen at the Journeyman.
Serious seasonal eating that's well worth the effort
| September 16, 2011
Boston's last congressman?
At the moment, neither the Senate president nor the Speaker of the House lives in the city. And in two years, the unthinkable could become reality: Boston might not have a single congressman residing in its borders.
Musical chairs dept.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| September 02, 2011
Radio transmission: New Somerville venue unveils first slate of shows, opening Oct. 7
Last week we noted the arrival of a new rock club in Somerville called RADIO. This 200-person capacity venue at 379 Somerville Ave., in the...
| August 23, 2011
Sound warning: Somerville's Union Square adding a rock club, record store
Just a few weekends ago, while running back and forth and all over in between the Starlabfest BBQ and Deep Heaven Now's two stages at...
| August 19, 2011
Some places, no matter how good, manage to fly under the radar. And the recent trend of restaurateurs opening a pizza place, establishing a reputation as a lower-priced, "On the Cheap" joint, and then upscaling into a full-tilt sit-down spot (see: Nebo),
Top-notch Italian that's under the radar no more
| August 05, 2011
Out: Luau and Comanche warm up Somerville’s Starlab practice space
On July 16, Allston bands Luau, Comanche, and Bar Sinister joined Providence's Weak Teeth and Best Practices for a sweaty throwdown at the space's home just outside of Union Square.
Preppin' for a fest
| July 22, 2011
Fun with Matt & Ben at Central Square
A couple of young women, Brenda Withers and Mindy Kaling (the latter born in Cambridge before graduating to the role of Kelly Kapoor in The Office ), decided to have some fun with the idea that two seemingly unformed guys — one kind of loutish — could s
| July 15, 2011
Review: Trina's Starlite Lounge
Trina's Starlite Lounge is not so easy to describe. It's noir — as in dark (they only put in windows a couple months ago). It has craft cocktails, but not classics; draft beers, but only six taps; 17 bottled beers, but that's including Miller High Life,
Unorthodox goodness shining through the dark
| July 08, 2011
Photos: SomerMutt mixed-breed dog show in Union Square
June 11, 2011 | SomerFun, Union Square, Somerville
See contestants in this year's dog show at SomerFun
| June 17, 2011
Does this book make me look smart?
The first and only complete passage of Infinite Jest Chris Braiotta ever read was tattooed on somebody's calf.
Somervillian mocks the cult of David Foster Wallace with Tumblr-tastic 'People Holding Infinite Jest'
| April 15, 2011
Photos: Old Jack EP Release Party at Rosebud Bar and Grill
Old Jack celebrated the release of their new EP Gone Before You Know at Rosebud in Davis Square.
Old Jack EP Release Party | Rosebud | February 26, 2011
| March 04, 2011
In addition to generously sauced, slightly greasy sandwiches, Davis Square sandwich joint Deli-icious doles out an ample supply of New England–themed warm fuzzies.
TCB meets TLC
| February 12, 2011
Walter Sickert leads a band of musical misfits
When Walter Sickert and his Army of Broken Toys played an official First Night show at the Hynes Auditorium on New Year's Eve, they ran overtime and the soundman pulled the plug — which isn't quite the smartest way of shutting down an acoustic band.
A Broken Toy story
| February 04, 2011
Photos: JP vs. Somerville dance-off
Civic pride on the line at Fourth Wall Project
Civic pride on the line at Fourth Wall Project
| November 26, 2010
Photos: One Night in Boston 2010
STUFF Magazine presents photos taken in Boston's streets over nine hours on the night of August 22, 2010; here are a few of our favorites
Fifteen photographers. Nine hours.
| August 13, 2010
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