Somerville, Boston

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  • Davis Square

    by brucear Written Jun 3, 2005

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    Somerville was once called the “Paris of the 1990’s” and Davis Square was rated one of the hipest neighborhood in the known universe. Close to Tuffs University and Harvard it filled with students, grad students and Slackers. The Somerville Theater is a great old movie theater that also has concerts. Across the street Johnny D’s is a club that plays some of the best world music, roots, and folk bands around. The Someday Cafe and Diesel Cafe are the most funky places to drink coffee south of the 49th parallel.
    Their is also a large used scholarly book store down the street, that has a open philosophy discussion I think once a month. To eat you will find a wide range of food from good and cheap Mexican ( a rarity in New England) to Indian, Tibetan and Italian and some good Irish pubs.

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    Welcome to Davis Square!

    by Barbie2138 Written Aug 12, 2006

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    Davis Square is the undisputed heartbeat of Somerville and a great place to hang out, enjoy icecream from JP Licks and listen to street musicians. But the guy who sings bad covers of Simon and Garfunkel should leave his guitar at home!

    This statue is a permanent fixture in the square. Check out the Farmer's market on a summer Sarurday Sayid works the counter at the Red Line (T) stop. Posing in the window at the drycleaner's. The Square has it's
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    Out of the city and into the suburbs

    by sarahandgareth Updated May 2, 2006

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    Unlike your stereotypical, cookie-cutter suburb, Somerville is an area with a lot of interesting sights, unusual culture, and enjoyable dining establishments. Easily accessible from the Red (Davis Square) and Orange (Sullivan Station) lines, Somerville is well worth the trip.

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    Do you love escalators?

    by misscabbage Written Aug 5, 2005

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    Not just -like- escalators, but truly -love- them? Then get off at Porter Square subway station, and take the long ride up. If they happen to be broken the day you visit, tough luck kid, cuz it's a long hike up.

    Catch your train
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