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Boston Review
35 Medford St, Somerville, MA 02143
Founded in 1975, the Boston Review "combines commitments to public reason and literary imagination...puttingMore politics and poetry on the same page." Writers are encouraged to submit non-fiction and book review essays as well as fiction and poetry. Publishing six times a year, the magazine "has always been an independent, nonprofit institution with support from individual donors and grants."
Rick's Painting Inc.
103 Grant St, Somerville, MA 02145
Rick's Painting Inc. is a painting contractor serving residents in Somerville and the surrounding area. It offersMore interior and exterior painting of large and small residences. Call the number listed or see its website from more information.
Resist
259 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144

Founded in 1967 with a "call to resist illegitimate authority" during the Vietnam War, this foundation is now locatedMore on Elm Street in Davis Square. Resist "is a progressive foundation that supports grassroots organizing for peace, economic, social and environmental justice, and provides political education for social change activism."

 Resist has several hearty grants that are given out each year and it works to advise analogous grass roots organizations. Be sure to call ahead for an appointment. 

Edward L. Leathers Community Park
108 Walnut St, Somerville, MA 02145

Shade trees, a bounty of benches, and some creative play equipment for the kids can be found at this pretty urbanMore oasis—for both people and dogs. While bipeds can walk the two gracefully designed paths lined by over 60 trees, dogs can run free in the adjacent off-leash play area. And if anyone get's thirsty, the water fountain has a spout higher up for humans and a water bowl for canines below.

Built in 2008 with the help of an Urban Self Help Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation Services, this park is a shining example of the City's recent efforts to green up Somerville. Though just about the size of one square block, you can plop down on a bench here and lose yourself in nature.

The park is named for former Somerville resident Edward L. Leathers, an Army Pfc. and WWII veteran.

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