Shopping

Scouting Out the Perfect Gift Card

Picture this: You’re standing in a checkout line after a long day of work, Michael Bublé is blasting through the speakers, and you realize that you forgot to pick up a holiday gift for the nephew you’ll be seeing at tomorrow’s Christmas party. Your eyes drift over to a rack of gift cards. Maybe he’d […]

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Somerville Local Arts Mall Offers a Unique Holiday Shopping Experience

For more than a year, a former Cambridge Health Alliance walk-in clinic in Union Square has sat vacant. But that changed on November 20, when local artist Judith Klausner and a group of 33 area artisans opened to doors to the Somerville Local Arts Mall (SLAM), a pop-up store where shoppers will be able to purchase all […]



Scout’s Honored 2016: Shopping

Looking for the best Somerville bike shop? The coolest home decor items in the city? Read on to learn which local stores took home top honors in the shopping category of this year’s reader-voted Scout’s Honored Awards. If you’re trying to track down the best service providers around town, those are rounded up here. Check back […]