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. […]
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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.
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.
By Martha Spizziri Walking around Davis Square sporting his beret, Ricardo Fitten looks like a poet. He is, in fact, just that. On any given day, you might spot Fitten selling copies his poems for $5 each, outside Diesel Cafe. He pulls out a folder with printouts and photocopies. Some of the older poems are […]
Delio Susi, the owner of the newly renamed West 7 Bistro (1137 Broadway) recently revealed his remodeled Teele Square eatery, named from a combination of “West Somerville” and “Ward 7.” Susi reverted to the space’s original charm by removing the drop ceilings to reveal the high originals with exposed pipes and all. He also stripped the […]
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.
Whether you’re looking for an exciting Friday night at the Nave art gallery or a relaxed morning stroll through the Union Square farmers market, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of the most exciting free things happening around the ‘Ville this weekend.
Somerville will hold its municipal elections on Tuesday, November 5. Along with School Committee elections, there’s a tight race for the Board of Aldermen this year and your vote makes a difference. Not sure who to vote for? We asked every candidate for alderman – challengers, incumbents and those running unopposed – to answer one […]
What do Dar Williams and Milk Row Cemetery have in common? They are both featured Scout Picks for this week. (They probably have other things in common too.) Enjoy!
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This weekend marks the middle of August, which means it’s time to get out and enjoy the city’s special summertime events before back-to-school season begins. Embrace your artistic side and listen to live poetry in its various spoken and lyrical forms. Hungry? Good, because there’s an all-you-can-eat ice cream competition calling your name. If […]