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    Workbar Union

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    Workbar Union, hosted by US2, offers coworking and community in the heart of Union Square, Somerville. With  open workspaces, comfortable lounges, local art, and regular events, Workbar Union is a destination and resource for Somerville’s entrepreneurs, independent professionals, and small businesses.

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    JoJo original designs

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    I have been making clothing for many years and for the last decade have turned my efforts to creating one of a kind garments for people who seek the unique and handmade articles I offer. I focus on inclusive fashion which means my clothing can fit large, medium, small and in between sizes- often it is adaptable I work in an attic studio in my home right behind Union Square. read more

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    Brianna’s Handmade Soap

    Neighborhood or Square: Teele Square

    Brianna’s Handmade Soaps are crafted in small batches in Arlington, MA. Our soap is 100% vegan and free of synthetic fragrances and dyes. We start with a base of saponified organic olive oil, organic sustainably sourced palm oil, and organic coconut oil.  Olive oil is used for a moisturizing quality, palm oil for a rich lather, and coconut oil for cleansing strength.  Essential oils and plant based special ingredients are then added for their healing and calming properties.  Unlike read more

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    yeiou paper objects

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    Abigail designs and makes delightful papercraft kits, banners, gift boxes, greeting cards, and paper decorations in her studio in Somerville out of sturdy, bright paper — perfect for crafty kids, creative adults, and everyone in between.

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    Somerville Open Studios

    Somerville Open Studios raises awareness of the diverse creativity of Somerville artists by providing the public with opportunities to speak with artists and view their work in the artist’s studio, home or other group venue.   Our goal is to broaden the public’s exposure to and appreciation of the visual arts and the art-making process. All artists who live in or maintain a studio in Somerville are invited to participate as read more

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    Oat Shop

    Neighborhood or Square: Davis Square

    The first oatmeal cafe in the Boston area. Oat Shop offers customized oatmeal bowls as well as the full range of coffee and tea.

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    Well Buttered Vintage

    Neighborhood or Square: East Somerville

    I specialize in selling framed and/or matted vintage educational flash cards, posters and pennants. The majority of what I sell is authentic and mostly mid century. I also have select pieces that are as old as the 1850’s. I have a few reproductions that I sell for a lower price point as well.

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    Best Bubbles Boutique

    Neighborhood or Square: Porter Square

    I make handmade, wheel-thrown ceramics pieces including bowls, mugs, vases, pitchers, and tumblers. I focus on adding delightful details and beautiful form to useful, everyday objects.

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    Jane Messinger Photography

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    Jane Messinger makes images about her experiences in architecture and landscape. After a decade working in media and architecture, she became a full-time photographer in 2013. She grew up on the south coast of England and is now based in Somerville, Massachusetts.  

  • SCATV – Somerville Community Access Television

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    The SCATV Mission: Somerville Community Access Television is a leading public access media center that enables a vibrant and diverse community to express its creativity, explain its ideas, share its cultures, and foster the individual’s right to freedom of speech. SCATV supports and creates community-driven media through education, production resources, and distribution on cable television and the Web.

  • Community Credit Union (CCU)

    Community Credit Union (CCU) was founded in 1955 by a group of visionary leaders who cared about local working people, families, and small businesses. Since then, we have been helping our diverse member base to meet their financial challenges and opportunities. We are a member-focused and member-centric credit union. This enables us to differentiate ourselves from our competitors, who do not offer a similar experience or value.

  • Union Square Main Streets

    Neighborhood or Square: Union Square

    Union Square Main Streets works collaboratively to actively support a vibrant neighborhood by preserving the character and advancing the economic strength of the Union Square business district and community. By highlighting the artistic and ethnic strengths of the neighborhood we seek to drive commercial and economic development. We celebrate food — local and international, our own eclectic creative sensibilities, and the dense, unique fabric of our New England square that read more

  • Second Chances

    Second Chances provides free clothing to homeless and lower-income people in our community. When you work with Second Chances, or contribute your time or money, you help our neighbors take a giant step forward from where their lives are now toward a brighter future.

  • The Welcome Project

    The Welcome Project builds the collective power of Somerville immigrants to participate in and shape community decisions. We do this through programs that strengthen the capacity of immigrant youth, adults and families to advocate for themselves and influence schools, government, and other institutions.