This division works to attract new businesses and industry to Somerville and also supports existing businesses…More through a variety of programs including the Storefront Improvement Program, Brownfield development and business workshops. In addition, they focus on city improvement via real estate development management. Their Historic Preservation subdivision strives to preserve the city's historic buildings and sites.
Their web page links to business-related resources including information on the Small Business Loan Program and Business Welcome Kits (in English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese and Spanish). Links are also provided to information on major City development initiatives including Assembly Square and the Green Line Extension.
Fire Escape Inspection Services 19 Wesley Park, Somerville, MA02143 Fire Escape Inspection Services is a local fire escape inspection business serving the town of Somerville and the…More surrounding communities. In addition to inspections, this business also designs, repairs and replaces new and existing fire escapes. Fire Escape Inspection Services is fully licensed and insured. Call the number provided for more information on the services offered or to schedule an appointment.
Joseph Talewsky and Son, Inc. 517 Columbia St, Somerville, MA02143 In business since 1905, this auto recycler is still in family hands after more than a century of business. Allen…More Talewsky can be found in a blue jumpsuit, running his family's empire. Specializing in used parts and new after-market accessories, Talewsky's lot is full of dismembered vehicles, the parts arranged categorically and neatly in various sections. Spanish, English and Portuguese and spoken fluently here.
"Building value through public spaces." East Somerville Main Streets is a nonprofit partnership of East Somerville…More residents, local business owners, community leaders, the City of Somerville and the National Main Streets Center. The latter was founded in 1977 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with the idea of revitalizing business districts to promote the true essence of "downtown America."
ESMS organizes events that bring residents and visitors together. They also strive to promote local businesses new and old. By helping to refocus village centers as the hub of social and economic life in a given area, history is preserved, relationships are formed and an overall greater sense of community pride is fostered.
New Asia 326 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Specializing in traditional Chinese food in Somerville for over 30 years, New Asia features soups and scallion pancakes…More as well as its own homemade noodles. With 26 tables that accommodate 98 guests, as well as serving beer and liquor, this roomy eatery is perfect for large groups. Guests can place pick-up orders or have hot food delivered to their homes or places of business.
Often considered "the historic crossroads of Somerville," Union Square is a hotbed of transitioning business activity…More and cultural diversity. In the center of it all, USMS works hard to keep its district vital and forward-moving by promoting businesses new and old, organizing community events and connecting locals with the services they require.
Union Square Main Streets has also launched the new Design Annex, which is located in the same building as their administrative office. Developed asa coworking and networking space for creative industry professionals, the the Design Annex offers work space and also hosts an open house every Thursday from 9:30am to noon.
The Main Street approach was originally conceived in 1977 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a way of maintaining the vitality of our nation's village centers. USMS is a nonprofit partnership of Union Square residents, local business owners, community leaders, the City of Somerville and the National Main Streets Center.
Adam Dash & Associates 48 Grove St, Somerville, MA02144 Adam Dash is an attorney based in Somerville who's firm is comprised of family, real estate and business law attorneys.…More The company offers a free consultation with every new and prospective client. Law practice areas include divorce and family, child custody, civil litigation, landlord and tenant issues, estate probation and more.
Office Furniture Liquidators 519 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Office Furniture Liquidators, in Magoun Square, is a family-owned and operated office furniture supply company in…More business since the 1960s. It offers used, new and discontinued office furnishings, along with cubicle systems and workstations.
Nissenbaum's Auto Parts 470 Columbia St # 484, Somerville, MA02143-4103 The only licensed auto-recycler in the Boston area, Nissenbaum's has been offering a full range of new and used auto…More parts since 1910. After a century of business this shop is still in family hands, the fifth and sixth generation of Nissenbaum can be found sleeves rolled up and greasy handed going about business. Inside, stacks of tires, used engines on blocks and boxes of auto parts line every wall. The helpful employees behind the counter will scrounge up even the most esoteric part for your vehicle.
Rental Beast 403 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Rental Beast, formerly Grand Central Apartments, has been serving Somerville and surrounding areas with apartment…More listings and rentals since 2003. Founded by local Jessie Greenberg, RentalBeast specializes in locating residental apartments for students and young professionals, as well as finding homes for new residents relocating from other areas. It offers both in-person visits and detailed online listings designed for busy people who may not have much time to browse apartments.
Cuisine Chez Vous 7 Miller St, Somerville, MA02143 This is a full-service catering company - any and all events are fair game: weddings, corporate events, Bar Mitzvahs,…More private parties, etc. The concept is "upscale, simple elegance," combining exciting new foodie trends with traditional fare. Chez Vous continues to strive toward greening it's business with innovative, sustainable products like plates made of sugar cane and utensils cobbled from potato starch. The company regularly supports both local and national charities.
Selling and distributing fresh bread made daily on the premises, this family owned and operated business also has a…More full-service deli and a prepared-food counter.
Customers can choose from a range of New England-style breads, from loaves to rolls, including gourmet onion rolls, whole-wheat and other whole-grain breads. In the spacious deli, customers can order sandwiches and prepared meals such as pasta dishes.
Woodstock Playground Woodstock St & Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA02144 This shaded playground is centered around a bright new jungle gym, with picnic tables orbiting the plastic mass. Baby…More and child-sized swings are also present along with a towering twisty slide and a faux rope bridge. A woodchip floor leads to no sandy shoes, but could lead to some cut knees. Be aware also that parking is permit only, and this playground is located right on the chronically busy Route 16.