Megan is a freelance writer and editor who has loved exploring Boston since she first moved here. When she's not seeing punk shows, you can find her hunting for antique furniture. Come say hi on Twitter at @HegMennessey or on her website,

Taza brings stone-ground chocolate from Mexico to Massachusetts

By Megan Hennessey / March 11, 2022

Taza has called this part of Somerville its home since it first opened in 2005. The company came from founder Alex Whitmore’s travels to Mexico, where he first tasted stone-ground hot chocolate.

A Tour of Boston Punk Rock History Past and Present

By Megan Hennessey / January 31, 2022

When a city is nicknamed “Rat City,” you hope it’s for a good reason. Allston, Massachusetts is that city, so-called thanks to its place in Boston’s punk rock history.