Can’t say that I thought it would be a good idea to put a beer garden in a parking lot near commuter rail and the bustle of the Fresh Pond Parkway. But the newly opened Fresh Pond Beer Garden makes for a pleasant urban oasis with food from nearby Ma Magoo’s in addition to its drinks.
Go Fourth with ‘Glory,’ road trip with ‘Pee-wee,’ then see if ‘Marcel,’ ‘Gru’ & Co. are worth a visit
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include a selection for this Fourth of July holiday in “Glory”; repertory selections such as “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” and more at The Brattle, Harvard Film Archive and Somerville Theatre; and new releases including “Marcel the Shell With Shoes On,” “The Sea Beast” and “The Princess.”
‘Mad God’ and more cult flicks are at The Brattle; ‘Elvis’ and ‘Official Competition’ begin their runs
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include literally giant films at the Somerville Theatre, including “L.A. Confidential” and “Spartacus”; unforgettable weirdness such as “Mad God” and Lynch’s “Lost Highway” at The Brattle; and new works such as “Elvis” and the delicious “Official Competition” reviewed.
Gone is the grungy, ’90s industrial steampunk vibe at Diesel Cafe in Somerville’s Davis Square, replaced by a more spacious and open feel, with inviting, communal spaces. The limited menu (with limited hours) includes a full slate of coffee beverages, bakery good, additions such as an ice cream bar and smoothies, and breakfast fare.