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)

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)

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)

CHEAP EATS
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)

CHEAP EATS

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)

SOMERVILLE
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.

SOMERVILLE

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)

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.

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.

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.

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.