BUSINESS PROFILE: Q’S NUTS

A family owned business that produces sweet and savory flavored nuts (Somerville Wire) – At farmers’ markets around Boston and at their Somerville shop, you can pick up roasted nuts, made with quality and care, from Q’s Nuts. Made in small batches, the handcrafted treats come in a variety of flavors, such as chocolate lavender […]

BUSINESS PROFILE: Q’S NUTS

A family owned business that produces sweet and savory flavored nuts (Somerville Wire) – At farmers’ markets around Boston and at their Somerville shop, you can pick up roasted nuts, made with quality and care, from Q’s Nuts. Made in small batches, the handcrafted treats come in a variety of flavors, such as chocolate lavender […]

BUSINESS PROFILE: MAHALAB BAKERY

“Artisanal Mediterranean products with a twist” (Somerville Wire) – Focaccia, pita, and savory pies abound at this Somerville business, where new tastes are introduced to the American palette. Ayham Haddad came from Jordan in 2012 and has been sharing his passion for baking since then, through the creation of his Mahalab Bakery. Here, he tells […]

BUSINESS PROFILE: MAHALAB BAKERY

“Artisanal Mediterranean products with a twist” (Somerville Wire) – Focaccia, pita, and savory pies abound at this Somerville business, where new tastes are introduced to the American palette. Ayham Haddad came from Jordan in 2012 and has been sharing his passion for baking since then, through the creation of his Mahalab Bakery. Here, he tells […]

ARTIST PROFILE: CINDY WEISBART

The powerful work of a social documentary photographer (Somerville Wire) – The gripping and striking work that Somerville-based artist Cindy Weisbart creates is a reflection of the world around us, whether she is tracking the story of the economic devastation of the pandemic or assembling a COVID Vaccine Portrait Gallery. In all cases, Weisbart is […]

ARTIST PROFILE: SAKURAKO KANEMITSU

How the musician brings a joy and love of piano to East Somerville (Somerville Wire) – Having moved from Northern California, where she performed as a soloist and chamber musician, pianist Sakurako Kanemitsu is carrying her “colorful and creative” interpretations of classical music and melodies of our time to Somerville. She offers private lessons, which […]

ARTIST PROFILE: SAKURAKO KANEMITSU

How the musician brings a joy and love of piano to East Somerville (Somerville Wire) – Having moved from Northern California, where she performed as a soloist and chamber musician, pianist Sakurako Kanemitsu is carrying her “colorful and creative” interpretations of classical music and melodies of our time to Somerville. She offers private lessons, which […]

BUSINESS PROFILE: KOSHARI MAMA

The restaurant brings the flavors of Egypt to Somerville Avenue (Somerville Wire) – Sahar Ahmed and her daughter Dina are the team behind Koshari Mama, a vegan, Egyptian street food eatery that serves up authentic cuisine. Ahmed, who has been passing down family recipes from different generations, says that food brings people together and acts […]

BUSINESS PROFILE: KOSHARI MAMA

The restaurant brings the flavors of Egypt to Somerville Avenue (Somerville Wire) – Sahar Ahmed and her daughter Dina are the team behind Koshari Mama, a vegan, Egyptian street food eatery that serves up authentic cuisine. Ahmed, who has been passing down family recipes from different generations, says that food brings people together and acts […]

ARTIST PROFILE: ALEX KITTLE

Designs for all of your movie-related flights of fancy (Somerville Wire) – Alex Kittle is the creative and mastermind behind Pan and Scan Illustration, a shop that features film and pop culture inspired works, but also zines, pins, and stickers. Thinking of Prince, Barbarella, or David Bowie? Kittle has you covered. She invents “Art for […]