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.

Scouted: Ricardo Fitten, Poet and Scientist

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 […]

West 7 Bistro Unveils Remodeled Space

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 […]

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.

Scout Picks: November 8-10

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.

2013 Race for Alderman

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 […]

Scout Picks: October 17-20

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!

Scout Magazines Internship Opportunities

Internships Scout Magazines — Direct. Vibrant. Local. Scout is seeking talented interns in the following categories: Editorial, News, Arts & Community, Marketing and Web Development. Interns will not be responsible for answering phones, fetching coffee or other secretarial tasks. Instead they will be out in the field gaining invaluable journalistic experience and developing writing, reporting, […]

Scout Weekend: August 16-18

     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 […]

Scout Weekend: August 9-11

Summer is winding down and the humid heat stretches of July are a thing of the past. You can still afford to put off the back-to-school shopping for another weekend or two, although the kids might be holed up finishing that summer reading they’ve been putting off since June. Here are the best events to […]

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 […]