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!
Grand Uncle Joe Lynch received this photo from Greater Somerville’s newest fan. Not sure what the bunnies are all about, but glad she’s not fast asleep. We may have taken that to mean we’re boring. Thanks to Christie and Grayson for blessing me with another Greater Somerville viewer.
Tonight on Greater Somerville, host Joe Lynch responds to a recent letter issued by Mayor Joe Curtatone regarding the alleged homophobic slurs against a sitting alderman. Joe Lynch, an openly gay man who ran for Somerville alderman in Ward 5 in 2007, earlier this week wrote an open letter to the Mayor and the public addressing homophobia in Somerville and related issues.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Som |Dog President Brian Davis and Alderman-at-Large Dennis Sullivan about Somerville’s dog culture, how our city compares to others regarding dog-friendly rules and regulations, and what new dog initiatives are starting to form at City Hall as a result. Tune in to find out why more off-leash dog parks are needed in Somerville, how one local non-profit organization is building community through fostering responsible dog ownership, and why you and your four-legged friend need to be in Union Square this Sunday, May 19th, from 10am-2pm, for Som|Dog’s first annual “Spring Fling” – a canine fashion show, grooming clinics, and the ever-so-popular “Bark Beer Garden” at Precinct are just a handful of the activities to enjoy this weekend. For all of you dog lovers out there, this is an episode to watch.
Join host Joe Lynch as he speaks to State Representative Denise Provost about what’s going on in Somerville.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she talks with Somerville Open Studios’ Rachel Mello and Emily Garfield, as they gear up for this weekend’s big event, being held throughout our city on May 4th & 5th. Find out what’s new this year, where you can catch the trolley, and why it’s so important for you to support Somerville’s vibrant artist community by getting out and about this weekend. For all of you art lovers out there, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with TEDx Somerville’s Lenni Armstrong, a scientist, activist, and De-Paving Organizer, and Dan Delongchamp, a Landscape Architect, about the Somerville Climate Action’s initiative to rid Somerville of its excessive concrete and pavement, in lieu of more permeable materials and green space. On tonight’s episode we’ll take an in-depth look into the depaving process, what landscaping options are available for your newly found urban garden, and the direct benefits that the removal of simply one concrete driveway can have on Somerville’s ecosystem. As you begin to think green this spring, we know this episode is one you won’t want to miss.
(to hear Lenni’s TEDxSomerville talk about De-Paving Somerville)
Tonight on Greater Somerville host Joe Lynch gives equal time to two opponents of the proposed cycle track on Beacon Street. The $4.5 million dollar Beacon Street reconstruction project now proposes to include a “cycle track” as part of the upgrade of utilities, ADA compliance upgrades and roadway and sidewalk reconstruction. In addition to the loss of on-street parking, the opponents of the “cycle track” have stated that there are serious design flaws in the Design Consultants Inc. plan, unaddressed public safety concerns not only for cyclists, but for motorists and pedestrians as well.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she talks with the City of Somerville’s Hayes Morrison and Transportation Planner and active Somerville resident Mark Chase about the highly anticipated Beacon Street Reconstruction Project. Tune in to find out more details about the proposed cycle track, how the streetscape will change, and where the design process currently stands. This is an episode you won’t want to miss.
Please join hosts KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch as they speak to SCATV’s Programming and Outreach Coordinator, Erica Jones, about her new position at SCATV and what she is doing to engage the community through social media and good old-fashioned networking. As SCATV celebrates its 30th Anniversary this month, find out about the new and exciting upgrades to the studio, website, and the live streaming capabilities that are now available. Happy Birthday SCATV, may you serve the Somerville community for many decades to come!
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