Hey, Buddy, Here’s $200 For Your Vote!

Jeff Turner’s name was drawn from our 2019 Scout’s Honored voters in Somerville and Cambridge and he is the winner of our voting prize of $200! Jeff and his wife live on Lexington Avenue just outside of Davis Square in Somerville. “What I love most about Somerville is its transformation into a vibrant, growing, fun […]

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Get to Know Scout’s Honored

What’s Scout’s Honored? Scout’s Honored is our way of spotlighting the best of Somerville. We have over 100 categories, from best place to splurge to best community classes to best new business. It’s also, effectively, a guidebook for Somerville residents. Who can you trust to care for your dog? Where can you find the best […]


Community Growing Center Reopens with Strong Eco-Friendly Focus

The Somerville Community Growing Center reopened at the end of June after renovations, offering several new spaces for locals to enjoy nature, pluck produce, and attend free events. The quarter-acre Growing Center—located near Union Square at 22 Vinal Ave.—was founded by activists in the mid-1990s on part of the former Southern Junior High School property. […]


Local Ice Cream Roundup

Forge Ice Cream Bar626 Somerville Ave., (617) 764-5365 Origin story:Tucker Lewis and Jennifer Park met while working at an ice cream shop before going on to open Somerville staples Diesel Cafe and Bloc Cafe together. They opened their third store, Forge Baking Company, in 2014. Two years later, they expanded their menu to include housemade […]