Share Coffee Roasters

Nestled in the town of Hadley in the Pioneer Valley and just over 60 miles from our doors lives Share Coffee Roasters, a small, independent coffee roaster who roasts all of the coffee we grind & brew fresh right in our lobby every morning. Share focuses on importing high quality coffees from around the world,… Continue reading Share Coffee Roasters

Get your Bagel Fix

As a New York transplant, nothing tugs at my heartstrings quite like a warm, fresh bagel.  Luckily for both my nostalgia & hunger, I’m not the only one who appreciates a delightfully chewy bagel and some great bagel shops have taken root in the area!  Here are some of the top bagel shops worth a… Continue reading Get your Bagel Fix

Bookstores of Somerville & Cambridge

Porter Square Books 25 White Street – Cambridge About a 15–minute walk from the Cambria, Porter Square Books is a great spot to grab a cup of coffee, pastry and browse the wide selection of books. Staff is knowledgeable and helpful when searching for a particular book, bestseller or not. Harvard Book Store 1256… Continue reading Bookstores of Somerville & Cambridge

Somerville Record Stores

Vinyl your style? Somerville is home to some great record stores, featuring vintage and new vinyl ready to spin. Here are just a few of our favorites in the neighborhood! Vinyl Index 1 Bow Market Way #25 Somerville Conveniently located in Bow Market, Vinyl Index has a great selection for vinyl aficionados and novices… Continue reading Somerville Record Stores

Vinal Bakery & General Store

Find yourself in Union Square looking for a coffee, snack, sandwich, or maybe a soft serve?  Well the folks at Vinal Bakery and neighboring General Store have all of that covered and more!  Named after the Somerville street that owner Sarah Murphy lived on, Vinal has two excellent spots for you to try. Vinal Bakery… Continue reading Vinal Bakery & General Store

Alden & Harlow

As a self-proclaimed baseball-mom living in the ‘burbs, it’s not too often that I have a chance to go to hip Harvard Square to dine with adults.  But when my friends said they were headed to the super popular Alden & Harlow, I got right on the phone with the babysitter! Alden & Harlow has… Continue reading Alden & Harlow