When Alabama passed a near-total abortion ban May 15, wine bar owner Lauren Friel responded: Her Somerville spot would donate 100 percent of rosé sales to a fund providing financial support to women seeking abortions at one of that state’s three clinics. A hastag — #roseforresistance — was born. 5:29 p.m.
Shire will appear at the SoWa Open Market on May 26 from 10 a.m. until closing time because she’s selling some of her prized belongings before relocating to a new apartment: expensive vases, teddy bears, designer purses, and yes, even some kitchen tools. 3:23 p.m.