Brock Parker – The Boston Globe (10.1.13)


Tonight on Greater Somerville, host Joe Lynch welcomes back to Tribe Somerville former Somerville Journal reporter and current Boston Globe correspondent covering Somerville, journalist Brock Parker. Somervillians may remember his coverage, six years ago, of news stories about FBI investigations, Curtatone running for Governor, the scurrilous behavior of aggressive developers, and city elections. Oh well, the more things change, the more they stay the same………………………… the interview and learn what Parker has been up to over at the Globe. Greater Somerville airs live tonight, channel 3, SCATV, 7:30. No time to watch tonight? Catch the reply here or go to for all your Greater Somerville episodes.

Mimi Graney – Union Square Main Streets & RELISH Co-Founder (9.24.13)


Join host KyAnn Anderson for Greater Somerville’s “State of the Union” address, as she speaks with Union Square Main Streets and RELISH Co-Founder Mimi Graney, about the 8th annual Fluff Festival, coming to Somerville this Saturday in Union Square. With a new co-Alderman on the horizon in Ward 3, multiple changing storefronts, and the upcoming green line station moving full steam ahead, how will Union Square be impacted, and will it be able maintain the unique character that we have all grown to love through the years. We’ll ask these questions and more on tonight’s program.


Chris Faraone – Author and Journalist (9.17.13)


Host Joe Lynch welcomes a special co-host for tonight’s episode. Author and journalist, Chris Faraone will join Joe to discuss his newest e-book about the Boston Marathon bombings, give his thoughts on trends in today’s journalism and the future of print journalism and provide his perspective on the recent “Dig Boston” articles about Somerville. Tune in tonight at 7:30 on SCATV, channel 3 in Somerville. Or watch this site for the replay of the show.

Preliminary Candidates – Somerville 2013 (8.20.13)

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Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson, as “Greater Somerville” and Somerville Community Access Television are airing a special of the 2013 preliminary election candidates program recently produced at SCATV. The preliminary election is on Sept. 24. Please remember to vote! SCATV also is running this special on Channel 3 in Somerville.

“Greater Somervile” will be producing a show in October for the November ballot candidates. Stay tuned. 

Russ Joyner & Andi Simpson – Vice President / GM & Director of Marketing/Tourism of Assembly Row (8.6.13)


Join host KyAnn Anderson speaks with Russ Joyner, Assembly Row’s vice president and general manager, and Andi Simpson, the development’s director of marketing and tourism Andi Simpson, about where they are in the construction process, what you can expect in the months ahead, what unique Assembly Row events are on the horizon, and why it has been so important for Federal Realty to gain the trust of the Somerville community for all of these years.

With this transformative 50-acre mixed-use neighborhood on the horizon to open Phase I of construction in the fall of 2014, this is an important topic for the Somerville community to stay engaged and informed.



MaryCat Chaikin – Co-Founder of RELISH (7.23.13)


Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with MaryCat Chaikin, the co-founder of RELISH – a new social enterprise and Center for Urban Agriculture – located in the heart of Union Square in Somerville. Find out why she and co-founder Mimi Graney of Union Square Main Streets, started this center, what community workshops are on the horizon, and why you should get involved in this worthwhile organization. Whether you find yourself on the pulse of the canning craze, want to conquer beehive construction, or simply hope to see those raised-bed gardens thrive this summer, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.



David Simon & Heather Schmidt – Culinary Creatives of Somerville (7.2.13)

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she discusses culinary creativity in Somerville and how many local entrepreneurs are taking advantage of a venue known as Kitchen Inc – an incubator space for innovation that has put Somerville a step ahead in the local foodie arena. Tonight, she speaks with the owners of Black Magic Coffee and Union Square Donuts, who are on the cutting edge of this culinary trend. They’ll be speaking about how they got started, why Kitchen Inc has been so vital to their business success, and what you can do to transform those premature business plans into a satisfying career, while simultaneously building community.


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KyAnn & Joe – Summer Kick-Off! (6.11.13)

Join hosts KyAnn Anderson & Joe Lynch as they kick-off the summer months in Somerville and beyond. Want to find something fun to do this summer? Then tune into Greater Somerville tonight to find out what hot events you can’t afford to miss. Oh yes, and don’t forget your sunscreen everyone! Enjoy.

Lori Fitz & Rita Edmunds – Somerville Garden Club

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Somerville Garden Club’s Lori Fitz and Rita Edmunds to talk about their upcoming event: Backyard Havens of the Somerville Garden Club: A Self-Guided Tour, happening this Sunday, June 9th from 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Whether you’re a green thumb, a flower enthusiast, or simply someone who loves to browse the backyards of others – this is an event and episode that you won’t want to miss!