emily hopkins

VIDEO: Talking #Local Gifts with SCATV

Our 2015 Somerville gift guide was our biggest, baddest one yet, with 96 gifts from 23 of our favorite local shops. (Haven’t snagged one yet? Don’t forget to grab a copy! You can find a map with all of our pickup locations here.) If you read the November/December Editor’s Note from Emily Hopkins—or, frankly, if you’ve […]


VIDEO: Scout Managing Editors on SCATV’s Greater Somerville

Last Tuesday, Scout Magazine’s Managing Editors Emily Cassel and Emily Hopkins made their television debut on the weekly SCATV program “Greater Somerville” with Joe Lynch. The trio talked about all things Somerville, from their favorite restaurants to their… second-favorite restaurants.


Dear Barack Obama, Formerly of Somerville

Everyone here at Scout freaked out a little bit last month when President Barack Obama called into Deval Patrick’s radio show. “Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville,” the Commander in Chief intoned. “I’ve got a few complaints.” Of course, he was kidding; the prez really just wanted to congratulate the outgoing governor on two successful terms. Still, we […]


Hundreds March in the Name of Black Lives

Last night, about 600 protesters marched from Davis Square to the Mass Ave. bridge in a demonstration against police brutality. This follows a larger protest on Thursday that brought thousands to the Boston Common that shut down major roadways as well as Park Street Station.


Editor’s Note: Em and Emily’s Excellent Adventure

The November/December edition of Scout Somerville is packed with pages and pages of great local gift ideas, but you’re all getting a really rad present a few months early: two new managing editors. We’re the Emilies – Emily Cassel and Emily Hopkins – and we’re so pleased to be occupying your screen.