WEEK IN REVIEW: Fire in Union Square, City Closes Holiday Inn Lounge
Also, a look at the 10 most expensive homes sold in 2012, and the Powder House School is for sale.
City Closes Holiday Inn's 'Night Games' Lounge In Response to Fight
The city announced Monday that is was closing, on an indefinite basis, the "Night Games" lounge at the Holiday Inn. The city closed the lounge due to a Dec. 28 melee outside the establishment that led Somerville, Medford and state police to disperse a large crowd.
Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Somerville in 2012
This week we looked at the 10 most expensive homes that sold in Somerville in 2012.
Fire Companies Fight Blaze at Union Square Bakery
Three firefighters were injured—one was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and was subsequently released—while fighting a blaze Wednesday night at the Fiesta Bakery & Restaurant in Union Square. The fire caused at least $35,000 in damage, probably more, and shut down traffic in Union Square.
City Officially Seeks Buyers for Powder House School Near Teele Square
The city issued a request for proposals in late December to seek developers for the vacant school.
'Ask This Old House' to Air Somerville Project
Somerville Beat reminded us the PBS show "Ask This Old House" was airing an episode this week that featured a home near Magoun Square in Somerville. The episode was scheduled to air several times this month and will eventually be posted online.