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 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)
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.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with the Somerville Homeless Coalition’s Mark Alston-Follansbee about the homeless epidemic in Somerville, innovative emergency programs that are available for people and families in need, and why your help is so vital during these tough economic times. Tune in to this inspiring episode to find out how one local organization has been helping strengthen our community since 1985.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speak’s with the City of Somerville’s Luisa Oliveira and Green City Grower’s Co-Founder Jessie Banhazl, as they discuss their collaboration efforts in Somerville’s recently passed Urban Agriculture Ordinance. These regulations are the first of their kind in the state of Massachusetts. Additionally, learn about the recently launched Urban Agriculture Ambassador’s Program, and how 15 lucky Somerville residents will be receiving free home agricultural education courses this spring, if their applications are selected (deadline is February 15th, email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application link). If you are a chicken coop enthusiast, fascinated with beehives, or dream of installing a raised-bed vegetable garden this spring, this is a must-see episode.
The City of Somerville’s ABC’s of Urban Agriculture - http://www.somervillema.gov/departments/ospcd/parks-and-open-space/urban-agriculture-initiaitive
Green City Growers - www.growmycitygreen.com
City of Somerville’s Chicken Video* - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34vtPsbZ9T8
(*Bonus points for anyone who recognizes the voice over in the video. Luisa, perhaps?)
Again this year, we are thrilled to announce that Greater Somerville has garnered another nomination for “Best Hot Set” show from Somerville Community Access Television. The awards will be presented on Thursday, January 24, 2013 during a live telecast from from the SCATV studios. And guess who is hosting and presenting the awards? Our own Joe Lynch! And guess who is also nominated for “Best Show Host” for his gig as commentator for Somerville Scout magazines “King of the Ville” road race? Our own Joe Lynch, again! We wonder if Joe will also be in the audience rooting on “Greater Somerville”, KyAnn and himself? We don’t doubt it………….all the best to KyAnn and Joe for a terrific night at the 2012 Annual SCATV Awards.
Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson for their Greater Somerville Holiday Special, as they welcome Reaching For The Stars’ Champion Lillian Testa, as she makes her debut appearance on the show. Singing a few holiday classics along with her own musical selections, Lillian dazzles the cozy and festive studio, as we send out warm holiday wishes to our Somerville viewers and beyond. We’d like to take this time to wish everyone a Happy Holidays from everyone here at Greater Somerville!
Join hosts KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch as they speak to Friends of the Community Path’s Co-Founder Lynn Weissman about important upcoming events, why the Path needs to be built in tandem to the Green Line Extension Project, and what the Somerville community can do to get involved and make the Path a reality.
Green Line Extension / Community Path – Design Team Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 11th, 6-8pm, Holiday Inn, Somerville
(your voice is important, please attend!)
Tonight at 7:30 on Somerville Community Access Television’s award winning “Greater Somerville”, join host KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch as they talk with Parkour Generations Americas’ Blake Evitt about his passion for this worldwide training discipline phenomenon, and why he feels its recent program launch in Somerville will enhance our community and get us moving.