Vernon Street Studios 6 Vernon St, Somerville, MA02145 Vernon Street Studios, which opened in 1973 and was one of the first artists' communities in the Boston …More area, is housed in a historic, 19th-century brick building. Owned by the Rogers Foam Corporation, which is still in operation, and with entrances at both 6 and 20 Vernon Street, the large, brick structure is as colorful as it is teeming with creativity. It is home to more than 100 artists. With 94 large, airy studios and an old-fashioned wooden staircase that creaks with each step, the center has been participating in Somerville Open Studios every May since 1974.
Nave Gallery 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA02144 Located within the Claredon Hill Church on a quiet stretch of Powder House, Nave Gallery is an open space for the…More exhibition of all forms of art run by ARTSomerville, an artistic collaboration that employs an all-artist, all-volunteer work force. Non-commercial collaborative works of all media are encouraged, including live music. Exhibitions are held seasonally and the space is open for a few hours every weekend as well.
S & S Market 66 Summer St, Somerville, MA02143 In additon to its aisles packed with a multitude of groceries, breads, cereals, cold drinks and candy, the S & S…More Market, with its distinctive red, semi-circular awning spanning the corner of Summer and School streets, also houses a full-service deli. Offering submarine sandwiches, calzones and other prepared dinners, this small market can satisfy any palate. Open until 1am, the clean, roomy store is perfect for late-night diners and for accommodating students.
The Rosebud, housed within an old railway car circa 1941 (Worcester Lunch Car #773), has officially been placed on…More the National Register of Historic Places and operates as a full-service diner seven days a week. Unlike many diners, typically known for their burger-and-fries menus, Rosebud offers a variety of comfort food like your mother might make, ranging from hash browns to lasagna. The restaurant also features daily off-menu specials.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Rosebud also features a full bar. The interior is cozy with a retro feel, booths lining the windows and a long counter with stools where customers can sit and enjoy their meals. Reasonable pricing and friendly staff add to the allure of this quirky local diner.