Ikea pulls plan for Somerville store
The furniture giant decided against building a store at Assembly Square following more than a decade of discussions and planning.
(ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2011)
From pharmacy school to ice cream sandwiches
Andrea Hasselbacher offers different pairings every week, but “if there’s something that’s really popular I try to make more of that.”
(PHOTOS BY JOANNE RATHE/GLOBE STAFF)
In Somerville, Latino cuisine meets American diner
True to its name, Mixtura Latin Fusion Cuisine serves a variety of dishes, some from the region where it’s located, others from Peru, El Salvador, and Mexico.
(DINA RUDICK/GLOBE STAFF)
Urban shrine to honesty stolen from Davis Square
A sticky-fingered passerby in Davis Square seriously missed the point this week, after a piece of public art entitled “honesty” went missing Wednesday.
PorchFest returns to Somerville May 19
- Somerville’s PorchFest, an eclectic day of public music and dancing, is coming back May 19, organizers said.
(Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe)
In era of cuts, students in Somerville play on
- At a time when dozens of schools around the state have cut music education, Somerville is aiming to raise $100,000 to help launch an after school music program.
Good sushi in Union Square made by Guatemalan chefs
- Ebi Sushi, a friendly, moderately priced sushi restaurant serves up fresh fish and good Japanese cooking.
A project to change the retail landscape
- Assembly Row’s developer plans to open dozens of outlet stores at the massive Somerville project, hoping to cater to Boston-area shoppers tired of trekking to the suburbs in search of bargains on popular brands.