Will Union Square lose its soul to gain prosperity?

In mid-May, some Union Square businesses received information from their landlords and management companies informing them of substantial rent increases. These businesses that make up the block that include: G&T Alterations Living Well SCOM Services Somerville Grooves Red House India Palace Machu Picchu Somerville Cleaners Sherman Café and Market On Friday, May 30, Union United held… Read More


Union United stands with local business, local jobs, and the opportunity to prosper.

  There has been another major step toward displacement in Union Square, and it’s time for us to act in support of our neighbors!Last week, some Union Square businesses received information from their landlords and management companies informing them of substantial rent increases.These businesses make up the block that includes G&T Alterations, Living Well, SCOM… Read More


Union United stands with local businesses and local jobs.

Union United is a coalition of stakeholders, including small business owners, residents, immigrant groups, religious congregations, labor unions, and community-based organizations, working to ensure that the Union Square redevelopment process results in tangible benefits — not displacement — for the Union Square community.   We are working together to create a community benefits agreement that we hope… Read More