Laundromax 630 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 This brightly lit, coin-operated laundromat offers free dryers to customers who use its washers. Laundromax offers…More several vending machines and a television in the back of the shop.
Somerville Marketing 86 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA02144 Founded by Christopher Heylin, Somerville Marketing is a boutique firm offering print design, digital marketing, film…More and television production services for commercial clients. To view a portfolio of Christopher's work, visit the Somerville Marketing website.
Los Paisanos Restaurant 62 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 This quaint restaurant serves up breakfast, heaping combo lunch platters, freshly grilled tortillas and other items to…More diners who want food with a Latin American flair. Unfinished wood tables and chairs, white walls and televised Spanish soap operas compliment the unpretentious food. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Taqueria Tapatillo 82 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 After a devastating fire gutted this El Salvadorian taqueria, owner Benjamin Morales decided to outfit his restaurant…More with a bright interior, tiled tables and floor and flat-screen TVs. A long steam bar keeps Latin American specialties such as whole fried fish and pupusas warm. Spanish television and the ceaseless pupusa-craving crowds complete the atmosphere.
Razors Barbershop Lounge 308 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Razors specializes in hair cuts for men and boys, as well as shaves. If you have to wait for one of the two chairs, you…More can relax in the lounge while watching one of the flat screen televisions. Owner Anthony Berriola might even let you play one of the guitars hanging on the wall.
Moreno Barbershop 244 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 With hip-hop beats emanating from within this clean and airy salon, the Moreno Barbershop provides everything from…More haircuts to shaves and coloring. Servicing men only, customers wait their turn in a spacious waiting area while viewing a large, wall-mounted widescreen television. This East Somerville barbershop also performs highlights and offers its patrons a manicure and pedicure special.
Vida Real 404 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 "Living a life of purpose" is the Vida Real church's message. The church has its headquarters in Somerville and is a…More religious community that spreads the gospel of Jesus Christ through missionary work, in addition to the use of television and Internet radio. Vida Real operates in conjunction with the CGNTV Latino TV network.
Spin Cycle Laundromat 6 Main St, Somerville, MA02145 Spin Cycle Laundromat is located right on Main St. and is available seven days a week. Spin Cycle Laundromat features…More air conditioning, televisions, laundry carts and washing machines and dryers, which can fit as much as fifty pounds of clothing. For information on rates, be sure to call the telephone number provided.
Wainwright Bank 250 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Wainwright Bank on Elm Street offers checking and savings accounts, loans and financial advice. The office is painted in…More welcoming, bright colors, and the front of the bank includes a private lounge for customers, complete with a television and a fireplace. The ATM is separate from the teller and office section and is accessible 24 hours a day with a Wainwright banking card.
Dante Club 3 Dante Ter, Somerville, MA02143 This private club, founded in 1908, rents out a large function room on its second floor with multiple full bars and…More televisions. An industrial kitchen, large restrooms and the club's members-only hall are on the ground floor. Fundraisers, showers and political organizations typically make use of the function room and Dante's massive parking lot.
The Museum of Bad Art 55 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA02144 Located in the basement of the historic Somerville Theatre, The Museum of Bad Art regularly exhibits a few dozen quirky…More pieces from its permanent collection. Admission to this constantly changing attraction is free with the purchase of a movie ticket. Museum merchandise is available at the theater. The Museum of Bad Art also features exhibits in the Dedham Community Theatre and at Brookline Access Television.
Mimi's Nail Salon 513c Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Bright orange walls, beefy leather chairs and scuff-less wood floors greet customers at Mimi's. A television or radio is…More usually playing, battling the lively conversations carried on between chairs. Mimi's offers a full range of nail care, including painting, manis and pedis, and French tips.
TV Nails and Spa 391 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Specializing in all things nails, TV doesn't mess around with haircuts or waxing. This shop's beefy menu of nail care…More procedures is enough to keep its seats filled with locals, especially students from the nearby Winter Hill Community School. They are open Sundays and a few televisions are always on inside.
Alewife Automotive 395 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA02144 Alewife Automotive is family-owned repair facility with a service and sales department, a gas station and an inventory…More of used cars. Services include diagnostic work, repairs and inspections. The location also has a lounge with televisions and beverages. Special shuttle arrangements can be made for customers.
Skelmir is a Massachusetts-based software company that provides adaptable…More technology to businesses, allowings them to better understand their markets. Skelmir's virtual machines provide offices with interactive televisions, digital signage, video conferencing and multi-function printers. Skelmir also supplies software that allows companies to track market changes and their revenue. Training and consultation services are also available.
Wally's Barber Shop 140 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 With warm, friendly barbers who greet you under a sprawling Dominican Republic flag, Wally's Barber Shop caters to the…More urban male's hair-care needs. Customers enjoy pumping salsa beats and music videos on the widescreen television as they wait for one of the shop's specialties: fades, lineups and designs. With Wally's distinctive red, white and blue color scheme and collegial atmosphere, you can't (and shouldn't) miss this the small shop which stands out from the rest of the businesses on Broadway.
Sophia's Beauty Salon 96 Washington Ter, Somerville, MA02143 Since 1993, and through three very different owners, this salon has maintained original employees and a seriously…More diverse clientele. Staff know their customers by name, and cross salon conversations are carried on in three languages between those styling, those being styled and those waiting their turn in the wicker chairs by the door. A glass-bricked front desk, a quiet television and potted plants complete the scene, along with six chairs and three talkative stylists. Manicures and pedicures are also on offer.
Precinct 70 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 Tucked into the basement of a former police station, this bar and restaurant offers high-end pub food. Precinct serves…More lunch, brunch and dinner and features two separate bar areas with nearly 100 beers, including 20 on draft and more than 70 bottled varieties. Live music is offered seven days a week with performances by local bands. EPL and Champion's League soccer matches are regularly featured on the bar's televisions.
Located in the Tufts Administration Building on Holland Street, the Somerville Council on Aging provides an array of…More senior services from social events and recreational opportunities to case management and counseling. These services help qualifying seniors gain assistance with housing, transportation, meals and health insurance. The Council also runs two other Senior Centers: The Cross Street Center at 165 Broadway and The Ralph & Jenny Center at 9 New Washington Street.
Senior events are advertised on the Council's monthly television show, 'Senior Circuit' on City Cable, and in a monthly newsletter.
If you have something you want to get on TV, SCATV is the place to do it. Since 1983, this public access TV station…More has offered residents the training, tools and TV channel they need to create their own television and videos. Programs are cablecast on Channel 3 to every cable subscriber in Somerville.
For a small membership fee, residents can take very affordable video production and editing classes and learn to use SCATV's fully equipped three-camera studio. The station also has a host-operated studio, where one person can sit down and create a show without the help of crew. Use of all equipment and the facilities is free as long as the project is for SCATV. Others may use SCATV resources for a rental fee.
The nonprofit station also offers youth programs, provides local election coverage and produces public service announcements. Community groups may use the facilities for meetings at no cost. And the station's public areas double as an art gallery.
Also of note, the station is a true community crossroads drawing in a very diverse array of members from across the city. Members often collaborate on projects, which run in a variety of languages. One of those shows, "Dead Air Live" is the longest-running access TV show in the country.
Powderhouse Productions is a creative media company that provides entertainment content for television and the Web.…More The company was founded in 1994 by Joel Olicker and Tug Yourgrau, who named the company after the Revolutionary War gunpowder storehouse located in Somerville less than a mile from their offices. Their team includes producers, actors, editors, animators and writers whose work has appeared on Discovery Channel, History Channel, Animal Planet and The Learning Channel. They have also worked with national brands such as FedEx and Goodyear to help them make commercials that complement a channel's content.
The company accepts casting calls from local actors, who need to send in a three-minute DVD of themselves showing off their skills in order to apply. The entire Powderhouse team is represented by Creative Artists Agency and their website boasts job listings for anyone interested in entertainment and storytelling.