The rich history of the North East is strong in the town of Somerville Massachusetts. A densely packed little city with winding streets, ivy-laden brick buildings, and an old movie palace, you can feel the stories here. A community of small businesses have cropped up, off-setting the landscape of dive bars and diners. On a hidden street behind auto body shops and coffee bars lies one such community, where you'll find the studios of Alice Saunders of Forestbound Bag Co.
Join us on our journey over and under train tracks, down hidden allies, and into the local diner with Alice,
and read our latest Nativen Stories with her here.
Photography by Ethan Covey