New Somerville chant: Who the hippest? We the hippest!
Carrie Russell declares Somerville America's hippest city.
Russell, who doesn't live anywhere near the Ville (but who admits to time at Harvard Law), counts up all the hip things about the Paris of the '90s, from Fluff parties and bespoke bicycles to competitive sidewalk chalking and potlucks with the mayor. She concludes:
Yep. Somerville has out-Portlandia’d Portland.