Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) 55 Evergreen Ave, Somerville, MA02145 The Office of Sustainability and Environment's main goal is to improve and reduce Somerville's environmental…More footprint, while striving to develop cost-effective and practical strategies for doing so. It is committed to reducing the City's energy costs and promoting environmentally sound government policies. Their web page is a valuable resource for a wide range of issues, from proper disposal of chemicals and dangerous household items to ordering recycling bins.
Eagle Eye Institute 14 Chapel St, Somerville, MA02144 With offices located within the Holy Bible Baptist Church, the Eagle Eye Institue has been "dedicated to empowering…More urban people from low income communities, especially youth of color, to play a positive role in caring for our environment" since it's incorporation as a non-profit in 1991. Programs offered include environmental education, stewardship and career building within the natural resource and green industries. With a goal to "inspire, invest, inform and involve" youth in their environment, the insitute provides a variety of one and three day programs.
Jeff Kennedy Associates Inc. 17 Rev Nazareno Properzi Way, Somerville, MA02143 Jeff Kennedy Associates is a nationally recognized firm that specializes in the planning and design of…More comprehensive learning environments for science-technology centers, museums, informal education centers and corporations. The company's resume includes the New York Hall of Science and the Arizona space centers.
Durbrow Performance Training 50 Tufts St, Somerville, MA02145 Durbrow Performance Training offers innovative, no-nonsense fitness training in an exciting environment. The business,…More owned and operated by personal trainer and fitness author Callie Durbrow, provides intense training that does away with fitness gimmicks. It is an efficient, personalized training and nutrition regimen, designed for individuals at all levels of physical fitness.
Massage Therapy Works 255 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Massage Therapy Works offers a wide variety of massages and training in a quiet, calming environment. Sports…More massage, both before and after the event, relaxation massage, Chinese massage, prenatal massage and couples massage instruction are all available. In addition, advanced bodywork is available, as well as Eastern arts such as acupuncture and sacred stone massage.
Broadway Babies 88 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Looking for a reputable day care center in East Somerville? Family owned and operated, Broadway Babies is located on…More the first floor of this lower Broadway building, making pick-up and drop-off a breeze for busy parents. Infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers are placed in a pleasant environment where the emphasis is on fun, with reasonable pricing and convenient hours. Low income vouchers are accepted.
Charles Rose Architects, Inc. 115 Willow Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Charles Rose Architects is an architecture agency in Somerville. They take great pride in architecture that doesn't harm…More the environment and reduces energy consumption. Some of the features that are offered for their work include daylighting, solar heating, recycled materials and energy-efficient mechanical equipment.
Casit 59 Hall Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Casit has focused on individual music lessons for children since 2006. Located on the second floor of the…More Barristers Building in Union Square, Casit has three classrooms with various instruments in each. Owner Alex teaches the classes himself, placing an emphasis on a one-on-one environment. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese are spoken here.
Smiles By Rosie 6 Kensington Ave, Somerville, MA02145 Smiles By Rosie is the practice of Dr. Katie-Rose Wagner, who provides preventative, cosmetic and restorative…More dental treatments in a comfortable environment. Cleanings, fillings, extractions, dentures and partials, TMD treatment, bleaching and veneers are all offered here.
David Perry Studio At HKT Architects 35 Medford St, Somerville, MA02143 The David Perry Studio at HKT Architects is an architecture firm in Somerville. They focus on every detail of the…More development and building process without compromising the environment. Some of the buildings they have worked on include student residences, mixed and commercial housing and medical facilities. To view a portfolio of their past and present projects, please visit their web site.
Parts and Crafts 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA02144 The Parts and Crafts Collective is a Somerville-based educational program offering classes, workshops, weekend events…More and open shop Mondays at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church on Powder House Road. Conceived as a "free schooling" experiment, the collective provides the resources, supervision and safe environment for self-directed and interactive arts, science and engineering learning. Visit the Parts and Crafts website for scheduling and rate information.
Pet Spa 669 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Pet Spa offers a full-range of pet-styling services, as well as small-animal daycare. The shop's innovative design lets…More owners view their pets being washed and styled, while the pets in line enjoy a friendly, cage-free environment. Pet Spa also features a small boutique carrying a wide range of pet styling products, as well as clothes and leashes. In business since 2003, the shop is owned by long-time Somerville resident Theresa Sammon.
Buddy's Diner 113 Washington St, Somerville, MA02143 Set up in a tiny dining car in Somerville since 1930, Buddy's is a greasy spoon for the record books. The menu is hand…More written in marker on a fleet of paper plates taped above the bar. Chipping paint and a scratchy TV only add to the environment of Americana on the walls and sizzling animal products on the single griddle. A massive percolator keeps the coffee black as tar all morning as regulars and newcomers alike take a seat on the 19 wobbly barstools and hunch over their plates, elbows on the counter, fork in hand.
The Ride and Groom Mobile Dog Spa 235 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 The Ride and Groom Mobile Dog Spa takes the stress and hassle out of visiting the groomer. The staff brings its mobile…More grooming station to its clients and provides pampering services for pooches in a relaxing environment that features a full-size stainless steel tub, hot and cold water, blow-dryers, A/C, soothing music and aromatherapy. Extra services include special shampooing, de-shedding and de-matting treatments.
Buk Kyung 9 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 This restaurant has pleasant, neutral-colored walls and light wooden tables that provide a simple and spacious…More environment. Buk Kyung offers Chinese-inspired Korean cuisine with dishes that include dumplings, scallion pancakes, soups, noodles, Korean entrees and fried rice. While menu items are listed using the Korean names, dishes are thoroughly described in English. During the week, Buk Kyung offers lunch specials until 2:30 p.m.
Rosebud Bar & Grill 381 Summer St, Somerville, MA02144 Rosebud Bar & Grill offers a full bar with classic fare in a casual environment behind the Rosebud Diner. The menu…More features pizza, sliders, snacks and plates, with selections that include nachos, baby back ribs, steak, macaroni and cheese and Caesar salad. The bar regularly features live entertainment, including music, karaoke and a trivia night. The facility also has pool tables, seven big-screen TVs, dart boards and Keno. A full calendar of events is available on the website.
This all-ages martial arts school offers classes for everyone from beginners to experts in karate, kung fu and tai…More chi. Main instructor Mark J. Carletti, Ph.D., has over a decade of training under his black belt, including with Grand Master Pan, Qing Fu, former Instructor of the Chinese National Team.
Workshops for both children and adults are presented in a respectful environment. Meanwhile, classes are designed to fit into busy schedules, with both afternoon and evening sessions available.
Diaper Lab 201 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 This sweet little store is a one-stop shop when it comes to cloth diapering. Its fuchsia and bright green polka-dotted…More walls are lined with a wide selection of cloth diaper options, to suit the needs of any family interested in this eco-friendly alternative to disposables. Owner Salina Gonzales Frazier explains that each family chooses cloth diapering for different reasons: "For some, it's a concern for their baby's health, or the environment; for others, it is a way to cut costs." For those considering cloth diapering, Diaper Lab offers an experiment-to-own program: $35 will get you everything you need to try it out for a two-week period.
Somerville OSPCD Parks & Open Space Division 93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Our 4.1 square mile city may be the most densely populated city in New England, but we've still managed to squeeze in…More over 60 parks, sports fields, community gardens and playgrounds—and over 50 of them are managed by this division. They work with the Departments of Recreation, Public Works, Sustainability and Environment and Capital Projects to develop new green spaces and renovate and maintain existing ones. They also manage tree planting along our streets. Their Conservation Commission works to protect the city's green spaces and shorelines and also oversees the city's community gardens. To stay up to date on their many plans and initiatives, visit their web page.
CPCU 493 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Founded in 1928, CPCU is an independent cooperative financial instution which has served the Somerville area for…More more than 80 years. Offering membership to those who live, work or go to school in Middlesex, Suffolk and parts of Essex counties, CPCU provides a wide range of financial products and services, including mortgages, loans and other financial services to its members who have limited access to financial services and products. Its multi-lingual staff allows CPCU to offer a secure environment in which members can be comfortable and can speak their language.