Istanbul'lu is a Turkish restaurant located in Teele Square. The staff are friendly and ready to answer any questions…More about the menu.
Rainbow Carpet 1154 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Specializing in all types of floor coverings, Rainbow Carpet has been serving the Teele Square community for more than…More 20 years. They are a certified Stainmaster dealer, and you'll get answers to many of your carpeting questions from their knowledgeable staff. You can pull into the parking lot behind the building if you want to pick up your flooring, or they will deliver to your door.
Powder House Mortgage Company 775 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Family owned and operated since the '80s, Powder House Mortgage Company's goal is to provide the best mortgage rates and…More the best in personalized service. The company strives to simplify the entire mortgage application process, and its staff is always willing to answer customers' questions and clarify anything they don't understand. Parking can be a bit tricky, since the facility is practically on the Powder House Square traffic circle, so be aware that you might have to park on one of the other streets leading to the circle.
Amnesty International USA Northeast Regional Office 58 Day St, Somerville, MA02144 Internationally renowned Amnesty International's regional office is located in Davis Square in the 58 Day Street Plaza…More building. Aiming to "end the human rights abuses that are a cause and a consequence of poverty," Amnesty delves into causes as varied as wrongfully incarcerated individuals, ecological disasters, and the arms trade. This location is willing to take walk-ins and answer questions. Its website has a wealth of information on its causes.
When inside the City limits, residents can simply dial 311 to connect to any City department or…More service. The City Hall office that answers the line is known as Constituent Services. Not only will they connect you to the person you need, they also track calls to be sure they are handled promptly. Their web page also links to the answers to many commonly asked resident questions from street sweeping regulations to how to apply for the City's pharmacy discount card.
The 311 line is open 24 hours per day 7 days per week for urgent calls. All other calls should be made during City Hall office hours so that the department needed will be open. During business hours, TTY service and operators that speak Haitian Creole, Spanish or Portuguese are available.
This newly remodeled CVS is located right in the center of Davis Square, minutes from the T station. The store is…More large and bright, with a unique inside floor plan, making finding products easy. Helpful staff is constantly available to answer any questions.
The store features self-checkout registers along with regular checkout. Pharmacy is available, as well as 1-Hour Photo services.
The store features a variety of products, ranging from groceries to household items to greeting cards. Further, this CVS offers an opened-face cooler of ready made foods including sandwiches, salads, and fruit.
Skin & Body Works, located just outside of Davis Square, offers a variety of hair removal and spa services. The…More relaxing atmosphere and reasonable pricing puts customers immediately at ease.
Skin & Body offers several options for facials, ranging from the Basic Facial (which includes cleansing, exfoliation, massage, and mask) to more elaborate options such as the Super-C facial (which includes a custom Vitamin C mask) or the Hydrating Facial (which offers deep moisturizing).
Also available is full body waxing with reasonable pricing. For more advanced hair removal, Skin & Body offers electrolysis and laser hair removal.
A line of Murad skin products are sold at Skin & Body, which promise to keep skin "healthy, nourished, and beautiful." Products sold at this spa range from acne treatments to wrinkle reducers, which staff fully endorses. Employees are friendly and professional, always willing to answer questions and help clients to the best of their ability.
Let's just say that without the DPW, life in Somerville would be a very frustrating thing. The DPW functions like a…More maintenance department for the entire city. Among other tasks, they maintain our parks, streets and streetlights. They also handle trash and recycling pickup, maintain our public buildings including the schools and fix potholes. So, no, they can't leap over a building in a single bound, but they can keep a city's worth of buildings running.
Recycling bins and appliance disposal permits are available at their customer service counter in the DPW building on Franey Road. Residents can sign up for street sweeping alerts on their web page (click Frequently Asked Questions). Many questions regarding water bills and all manner of waste disposal (hazardous, yard waste, batteries, etc.) are also answered on their web page.
The Somerville Chamber of Commerce has "served the membership while enhancing Somerville's quality of life" since…More 1946. Implementing an array of initiatives, including face-to-face networking meetings, a growing electronic presence that connects people to clients, vendors and information, as well as having a hand in local and city government, President and CEO Stephen Mackey is always looking to improve the business experience. Holding events such as question and answer sessions with the Mayor, an annual golf tournament and an Octoberfest, the establishment is currently involved in improving infrastructure by trying to lure the Orange and Green Lines of the MBTA to Somerville.
The chamber is always looking to expand its membership, for which the only prerequisite is doing business in Somerville. Communicating with the members, city officials and the media—and by issuing a weekly newsletter—the chamber is constantly getting involved in new areas. Consult the website for details.