Articles by Nick Cox

Scout Picks – Post-Thanksgiving

Have you finally awoken from your food coma? Having filled your stomach with enough food to last a year, are you now hungering for something to do? Look no further than Scout’s special post-Thanksgiving picks, after the jump as usual.


Scout Picks Nov. 22 – 25

Time slows down in the week before Thanksgiving. But that doesn’t mean you should slow down with it – after all, there is just as much to see and do in this city as ever. We say do it all now, before the relatives start arriving.


Scout Picks: November 15 – 17

No matter your appetite – beautiful music, belly laughs, classic derring-do or just some good old-fashioned breakfast tacos – this weekend will ensure you are well fed. See below for our picks of the city’s finest offerings.


News: A4 Pizza Soft Opens Tonight!

A4 Pizza, Scout-featured chef Michael Leviton’s highly anticipated spin-off of Area Four in Cambridge, will finally make its grand opening this Monday – but, those looking to get their hands on a slice can check it out early this Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. An Instagram post and a tweet from […]


Scout Out: Brooklyn Boulders

Brooklyn Boulders, the massive new climbing gym located in the old Ames paper factory building on Tyler Street, opened its doors to the public last Thursday for the commencement of its four-day grand-opening celebration. The evening included music, speeches by Mayor Curtatone and BKB’s founders, aerial performances by Aircraft Aerial Arts and, of course, plenty […]


Scout Out: Somerville By Design

The second Somerville by Design visioning session for Davis Square was held on Tuesday, July 30th at the First Church of Somerville on 89 College Avenue at 6:30 p.m. The event, like all others in the series, was free and open to the public. Local residents have been encouraged to attend meetings focusing on either […]


Fresh Meat

By Scott Kearnan If there’s one thing you can say about Somerville’s dining scene, it’s that things are never stale. There’s always a high-profile opening or innovative new approach happening in the city, so we found a handful of current culinary game changers. From acclaimed chefs to dumpster divers, from husband-wife restaurateurs to entrepreneurial brothers, […]


Vote for Best Caterer!

Thanks to a mysterious clerical error, we failed to include Best Caterer in our initial Scouts Honored online form – which is strange, because we love food! We’ve since fixed that blunder – you can now find the Best Caterer category at the very top of the list, and we’ve extended the voting deadline to […]


Scout Weekend July 26 – 28

We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but it’s the last weekend of July, meaning that for you or maybe your kids, back-to-school shopping is right around the corner. Take at least a few more days to relax, try to stay cool during another hot stretch of weather, and most importantly, try not […]


Scout Guide: Artbeat 2013

Micro museum, microprocessor instruments, flea circus … do you sense a theme? This year’s Somerville ArtBeat is centered around the “micro” motif and will bring craft and food vendors, dance troupes and bands to Davis Square on July 19 and 20. The event is open to all ages and a $3 donation is recommended for […]


Scout Somerville is Hiring!

If you consider yourself a dedicated sales professional, who has the ability establish strong relationships with small and medium size businesses keep reading… Scout Magazines is on the cutting edge of hyper-local print and online magazine publishing and we’re looking to add a proven rainmaker to our team. The role is to sell advertising sponsorships […]


What’s New?: Free Movies at Bloc 11

Get “Hook”ed on free movies at Bloc 11! The chic Union Square cafe will offer free movie screenings weekly, rain or shine, beginning with 1991’s “Hook,” starring Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman, tonight at 9 p.m. This month’s “Parents Just Don’t Understand” theme continues with “Back to the Future” on Monday, July 22, and “Honey […]