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What’s In A Name? Leone’s Sub & Pizza | SCOUTV Episode #13

It seems fairly safe to assume that the people behind iconic local businesses like Jerry’s Liquors and Mike’s Food & Spirits would actually be named Jerry and Mike. It seems fairly safe… but it isn’t. While plenty of places around town are still helmed by the folks whose names they bear, it turns out that […]


What’s In A Name? Mike’s Food & Spirits | SCOUTV Episode #12

It seems fairly safe to assume that the people behind businesses like Jerry’s Liquors and Mike’s Food & Spirits would actually be named Jerry and Mike. It seems fairly safe… but it isn’t. While plenty of places around town—Leone’s, Dave’s Fresh Pasta, Alibrandi’s Barber Shop—are still run by the folks whose names they bear, it […]



Dinosaurs and Armored Cats and Giant Robots—Oh My! | SCOUTV Episode #10

“People have pegged me as a whimsical sculptor,” says Somerville’s Hilary Scott. “I enjoy faces, I enjoy making large things. I think of myself as a problem solver.” At his home on Browning Road, you’ll find cats (and mice) gearing up for battle, along with rocket ships, sea creatures on the ceiling and dinosaurs in the yard. […]



In Parkour, “We Start Together, We Finish Together” | SCOUTV Episode #7

“A lot of people think of parkour as only for young, athletic men who train with their shirts off,” says Blake Evitt, director of Parkour Generations Americas, with a grin. “In reality, parkour is for everybody.” In the latest episode of SCOUTV, we step into Brooklyn Boulders to check out the “functional fitness” offered by this […]




On the Factory Floor With Deano’s Pasta | SCOUTV Episode #2

In this episode of SCOUTV, you’ll meet the husband-wife team behind Deano’s Pasta in East Somerville. Their family business was founded in 1947 by Dean Matarazzo’s grandfather, Ralph Matarazzo, after he immigrated to the United States from Italy, making it one of the oldest pasta companies in the country. In a red and white warehouse building off […]



It Takes A ‘Ville-age: Part IV

This is the fourth and final installment in our series highlighting local leaders in Somerville, which first appeared in our July/August issue. You can find part I here, part II here and part III here. “It feels like the city changes whenever we ride through it. You can ride your regular bike through Somerville, but then if you […]


It Takes a ‘Ville-age: Part II

This is the second in our four-part series highlighting local leaders in Somerville, which first appeared in our July/August issue. You can find part I here. When Methodist pastors are appointed to a new church, that nomination isn’t only to their congregation but to that city or town at large—a commitment that Justin Hildebrandt takes […]