Local Gem: Assembly Row, Somerville


Boston is a-changin', gals!  As someone who loves watching real estate developments, I find the Assembly Row project in Somerville especially exciting.  Somerville has generally been a place for Bostonians to dabble in trendy restaurants, bars and the arts, but it will soon be a



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has created a "minicity" of sorts for housing, too, complete with an AMC theater steps away from




.  I'll be honest, I'm most looking forward to hitting up J.Crew, LOFT, Nike and Saks outlets.  A few years ago, it was just a pipe dream to be able to visit outlet stores without use of a car, but now we have Assembly Row right in our backyard, soon-to-be accessible by T (the efficient Orange Line)!   Store openings are happening this weekend through fall 2014.  Which spot are you most looking forward to visiting?

- Meredith