Union Square Somerville Playlist

Celebrate and Support Local Music with 20 Somerville Bands and Musicians

The Union Square Somerville Playlist project explores the music and history of the city of Somerville, Massachusetts. Attend an event or purchase the Playlist -- proceeds benefit local artists and the Somerville Museum.

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Metal, Cars & Meat: Stories from Boynton Yards

  • Somerville Museum 1 Westwood Road Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)

Join us on November 4th at the Somervlile Museum for a panel discussion about Somerville's Boynton Yards neighborhood moderated by Charan Devereaux with Joe Nissenbaum of Nissenbaum’s Used Auto Parts, local historian and retired Somerville firefighter Bob “Monty” Doherty, and Allen Talewsky from Talwesky’s/J&A Auto Parts. Explore the area’s history of slaughterhouses, salvage yards, auto recyclers, and other industries. Nissenbaum’s and Talewsky’s have each been owned and operated by the same family since the early 1900’s. Refreshments include sandwiches from Boynton Yards restaurant La Hacienda, founded 1939. This is a free event!