1) Winter farmers market open Saturday
Yes, it's New Year's Eve, but the , held at , will be open this Saturday. If you need some ingredients for your New Year's Eve dinner, check it out. It's open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
If you share a shopping tip about Somerville, you could win a $25 gift certificate to Salvatore's Restaurant, which has locations in Boston's Theater District, Boston's Waterfront and Medford. You have until noon today to make an entry.
3) Huzzah for Old Ironsides
Today in 1812, , her helm shot out and her captain, William Bainbridge, wounded, defeated HMS Java off the coast of Brazil.
4) Most-clicked stories of 2011
All week we're counting down the 50 most clicked-on stories of 2011, listing 10 stories a day until the grand finale on New Year's Eve. Check out stories and .
Today will be sunny, but temperatures will be in the lower 30s.