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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
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 27, 2012
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Marshmellow Fluff Festival | September 24, 2011

Union Square hosts the Marshmallow Fluff Festival on September 24, 2011.
Marshmallow Fluff Festival in Union Square on September 24, 2011
By K BONAMI  |  September 30, 2011
Radio transmission: New Somerville venue unveils first slate of shows, opening Oct. 7

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...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 23, 2011
Sound warning: Somerville's Union Square adding a rock club, record store

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...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 19, 2011
Dog Show Photos

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
By ANGELA OWENS  |  June 17, 2011
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Photos: Marshmallow Fluff Festival at Union Square

Union Square hosts the Marshmallow Fluff Festival on September 25, 2010.
Marshmallow Fluff Festival in Union Square on September 25, 2010
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  October 01, 2010


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Mix Flavor Brazilian Grill

The churrascaria is a great friend to the tight-fisted carnivore.
Mastering the hearty, diverse, and frugal pleasures of churrasco
By MC SLIM JB  |  July 02, 2010
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Bull McCabe's

I asked a friend who lives in Union Square, Somerville, if he'd checked out the nearby Bull McCabe's. "No, I'm still in mourning for Tír na nÓg [its predecessor]."
A sweet little neighborhood pub with modest food at nice prices
By MC SLIM JB  |  February 19, 2010
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Willy Wonka in Smellovision

If you'll imagine the New England Confectionary Company in Revere to be Willy Wonka's magical estate, then Union Square would be the analogous working-class outskirt from where Charlie Bucket hails.
Scent of the Times
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 11, 2009
La Grande Fête: A Celebration of Haitian Culture

La Grande Fête: A Celebration of Haitian Culture


No matter how plucky its participants, the sad fact remains that this year’s Caribbean Carnival got its ass kicked by Mother Nature — pouring rain...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 09, 2009
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, in Smellovision

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, in Smellovision


We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams, but it’s the Berwick Research Institute folks who are the brewers of smells....
By Shaula Clark  |  September 02, 2009


"Somerville in Shorts" with Faces on Film

"Somerville in Shorts" with Faces on Film


When the dog days of summer roll in, free outdoor movie screenings are plentiful -- and everyone's peddling retreads. Who can we turn to for...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 12, 2009
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Ronnarong

For more than 10 years, the Great Thai Chef held forth in Somerville's Union Square.
A small-plates concept elevates a veteran Thai place above the pedestrian
By MC SLIM JB  |  July 17, 2009
“Sew What?!?”

“Sew What?!?”


If the mere thought of another trip to a fluorescent-lit clothing store crammed with mass-produced merch gives you hives, let “Sew What?!?” be your EpiPen....
By Shaula Clark  |  June 24, 2009
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Good dirt

"Part of the mystery, when you find a love letter that was torn into bits: was it torn up by the person who received it, or did the person that wrote it tear it up before they even gave it to them?"
Davy Rothbart's lost-and-Found
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 08, 2009