Dan Crary gives a free concert at ArtBeat, in Jimmy Tingle's (which
has moved back to Davis Square). While the concert was ignored at
the time, videos of the performance caused Crary to become an international
star. Subsequent sales of his old Rounder recordings bring millions
to Rounder, which moves back to Somerville as a result in 2017.
(source: The Dan Crary Fan Club. To see all of their predictions,
"The U.S. government, in a special deal with the mayor of Somerville,
lowers the qualifying age for Medicare to 55 for all Somerville
residents, pulling hundreds of uninsured Baby Boomers back from
the brink of death."
(source: Linda Frye Burnham. To see all of her predictions, click
very popular. Bike taxis are a common sight; Metro-Pedal Power expands
its bike delivery fleet. Market Basket adds bike stands;
other businesses follow suit. The City of Somerville adds bike parking
spots and bike lanes for every street.
___Small independent stores rise in
(source: Maureen Barillaro. To see all of her predictions, click
traffic and bike traffic in Union Square have increased greatly
from 2010 levels.
(source: Louis Epstein. To see all of his predictions, click