Help Veggie Planet Find a New Home

Written by Andrea Simons. Posted in Daily

In our September/October edition of Scout Cambridge we mourned the loss of the Veggie Planet in Harvard Square that closed in August after 13 years of business. Fear not: There may be hope for the restaurant that brought us dairy- and meat-free pizzas and vegan desserts. A former customer has approached the restaurant about opening Veggie Planet in a brand new location. The next step is to decide where that location will be, and you get to help choose! Fill out this survey if you want a say in Veggie Planet’s potential new location.

Steps Away from Inspiration: Tips from Cambridge Authors

Written by Scout Editor. Posted in Arts, Community, history

Photo Courtesy Longfellow House - Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site, National Park Service

Photo Courtesy Longfellow House -
Washington’s Headquarters National
Historic Site, National Park Service

By Andrea Simons

The blank page and relentless flashing of Word’s cursor can be a writer’s worst enemies. Gathering inspiration, dealing with writer’s block and finding the perfect place to write are common challenges for many writers. But thankfully, Cambridge is home to impressive historic and contemporary writers, some of whom are willing to share their trade secrets and favorite writing spots in this city.

Saving the Silver Maple Forest

Written by Scout Editor. Posted in Community, Nature, News

Photo by David Mussina, courtesy of Friends of Alewife Reservation

Photo by David Mussina, courtesy of Friends of Alewife Reservation

By Dominic Kemmett

If you’ve ever visited the Alewife MBTA station, the adjacent 118-acre DCR park known as the Alewife Brook Reservation, which covers areas in Cambridge, Arlington and Somerville, is probably a familiar sight. What many may not know is that this reservation is critical to the ecosystem of the area. And now, that ecosystem is in jeopardy.

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