It’s hip to be square

Getchen Ehrl/Boston Globe
Getchen Ehrl/Boston Globe photo

Seriously, could Biddeford become too hip?

Don’t laugh. It’s now a question being asked in Somerville, Mass., another city that struggled to overcome negative stereotypes, according to a story from the Boston Globe.

After almost three decades working the counter at Capone Foods in Somerville’s Union Square,

Albert Capone has become a stranger in his own city.

“It’s gone from townies to hipsters,” he said on a recent evening. “The hats, the tattoos, the tight skinny jeans — on the guys. It’s like they’re trying to out-hip each other.”

Read more here: Some in Somerville worried it’s become too hip for it’s own good


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