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Romance in the ‘Ville

From outdoor sunset spots to intimate indoor dining, here is Editor-in-chief Gabi Gage’s list of most romantic spots in Somerville. Let the Valentine’s Day canoodling commence!  



A Double Dose of SCATV

On Tuesday, January 28, KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch of “Greater Somerville” fame premiered an all new “Somerville Neighborhood News” broadcast. The program explored a range of topics, including how international students transition to life at Somerville High School and the latest reactions to higher property taxes and gentrification.  



Feature: Something in the Water

  By Joey Del Ponte and Scout Staff At times, this city’s past reads like historical fiction: Jonathan Franzen living down the street from fellow author Isaac Asimov’s old digs. A future-president studying the pinnacle of law at Harvard while living down the street from the garage where gangster Whitey Bulger once (allegedly) seemed willing […]


Sarma: Smoking Basturma Behind the High School

By Adam Bezigian Photos by Susan Cushner, courtesy of Sarma Sarma (249 Pearl St.), a long anticipated new restaurant in Winter Hill, burst into the party in October and may very well disrupt the whole scene. From an epicurean standpoint, the scene is particularly easy to disrupt. Winter Hill is historically known for chop shops […]





Scout Out: The Funkadelic Fashion of The Nephrok Allstars

By Micaela Kimball Photos By Shef Reynolds One of my first interactions with Nephtaliem “Neph” McCrary – of local funk band The Nephrok Allstars –occurred outside the Bank of America ATM machine in Central Square, where the singer told me he had just come from spending almost three hours posing nude for an art class. […]


Scout Magazines: Call for Submissions

Wondering how to get involved in Scout? Looking for creative freelance opportunities in your community? Scout Cambridge and Scout Somerville are always looking for talented writers, journalists and photographers to contribute to the magazines. Blending the depth and vibrancy of national magazines with the immediacy of hyperlocal journalism, Scout Magazines feature the arts, food, business, […]


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.