Spend New Year’s Eve in Somerville:

Written by Emily Hopkins. Posted in Events

Publicity photo of the cast of the television program The Tonight Show as it prepared to celebrate 1963 with its new host, Johnny Carson.

The cast of the The Tonight Show in 1963.

New Year’s Eve is like prom: You get really excited about it, you probably dress up, and before you know it, it’s over. Unlike prom, though, you actually get a chance to do it over. Here are three ways to get it right:

Scout Pick! Somerville Illuminations Bike Tour

Written by Laura Stiffler. Posted in Arts, Daily, Events

SpringfieldStreetIf you’re anything like us here at Scout HQ, you are probably waiting until the last minute to get all of your holiday shopping done. To be honest, it doesn’t exactly feel like the most festive and cheery season out there with the weather at 41 degrees and a (seemingly) constant rainfall.

And now, to top it all off, the amazing Somerville Illuminations Trolley Tour has unfortunately sold out.

But have no fear! You can still check out the Somerville Bicycle Committee’s Illuminations Bike Tour. Shake off those raindrops, don your warmest winter gear and revel in our city’s holiday spirit.

Hundreds March in the Name of Black Lives

Written by Emily Hopkins. Posted in News



Hundreds of protesters shut down Mass Ave. bridge on Friday to protest racial injustice and police brutality

by Emily Hopkins

Last night, about 600 protesters marched from Davis Square to the Mass Ave. bridge in a demonstration against police brutality. This follows a larger protest on Thursday that brought thousands to the Boston Common that shut down major roadways as well as Park Street Station.

11th Annual Davis Square Midnight Madness!

Written by Laura Stiffler. Posted in Arts, Community, Events

Looking for something to do tonight, but still need to pinch some pennies? Head on down to Davis Square for the 11th annual Midnight Madness! Tonight from 6 a.m. ’til midnight, most participating businesses throughout the square will be offering some serious discounts in some very fun ways! Here are a few locations you definitely don’t want to miss.

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