‘Greater Somerville’ Presents a Year in Review

On the latest episode of “Greater Somerville,” Co-hosts KyAnn Anderson and Joe Lynch celebrate the New Year and take a look back at the top news and community stories from 2013. Anderson and Lynch also explain a few changes to the website and where to watch the latest episodes. For updates and the latest episodes […]


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, […]


Kurt Braunohler Performing at Johnny D’s on Jan. 23

Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” as well as Time Out NY’s “50 Funniest New Yorkers,” Kurt Braunohler will perform at Johnny D’s on January 23.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m., 21 +. Tickets may be purchased here: https://www.ticketmaster.com/kurt-braunohler-somerville-massachusetts-01-23-2014/event/01004B5616E3EA31?camefrom=cfc_boswilbur_JOHNNYDS


FEATURED EVENT: 10th Annual Midnight Madness Tonight!

TONIGHT: Don’t miss the 10th Annual Midnight Madness shopping event in Davis Sq., Somerville from 6 PM to midnight. Late night shoppers will enjoy extended hours and a festive atmosphere at such favorites as Comicazi, Magpie, Davis Squared, Dave’s Fresh Pasta (open til 9 pm only), Kickass Cupcakes, When Pigs Fly, Found, Sunshine Lucy’s, The […]


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.


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!