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SHAG Discount Weekend

Haven’t gotten your tickets to SHAG yet? Worried you’re going to miss an amazing evening of music, dance, and sh(w)ag? Starting today, you can snag seat in the upper balcony for $15, and the lower balcony seating is a steal at $20, with an additional $5 off the Cuisine En Locale VIP after-party. This offer […]


Scout’s Honored Awards Gala Tickets On Sale!

See that nifty banner over there? It speaks the truth: tickets to the first-ever Scout’s Honored Awards Gala (SHAG) are officially on the market. Held at the absolutely gorgeous, fresh off its centennial Somerville Theater on the evening of September 18th, it will feature performances by Boston Comedy Festival winner Dan Boulger, the eye-popping aerials […]



A-Listers: Bill Manley and Nephtaliem McCrary

If someone bequeathed to him a commercial space in Cambridge, he’d… It would be called Cassette Tapes and Milkshakes, and we would sell exactly that. And Walkmans, since no one has equipment to play cassette tapes anymore. And if you made a really good mix tape, you could sell it on consignment.


A-Listers: Ben Sacchetti and Chien-hwe Carol Hong

It’s 7 p.m. on a Friday and all of his friends have (non-lethal) bird flu. He would… Well, they already have it, so they can’t give it to each other, and it’s non-lethal, so I wouldn’t die. I’d just invite everybody over and have a bird flu party […] Heh, bird flu party. I’d serve […]


SCOUT OUT: Secret Gardens

On a hot, blue Sunday in early June two people exiting an apartment building on Dana Street followed chatter and the distinctive whiff of something going on to a slightly wilted red balloon tied to a sign out front of Amy Domini Thornton’s house.


A-Listers: Katherine Burchman

Any good town is built by people who know how to work hard and play hard, too, and the People’s Republic of Cambridge is no exception. That’s why this year’s A-Listers are folks who have helped shape the city where they live – sometimes literally – to be a cornucopia of killer music, dance, food, […]


A-Listers: Ben Sommer

Any good town is built by people who know how to work hard and play hard, too, and the People’s Republic of Cambridge is no exception. That’s why this year’s A-Listers are folks who have helped shape the city where they live – sometimes literally – to be a cornucopia of killer music, dance, food, […]


Polls Close Thursday At Midnight

It’s true! It’s down to the wire, it’s looking like a lot of the categories are going to be decided by just a handful of votes. It’s up to you to make it count! Click here, or on the image above and get to it! Winners will be revealed in our September/October edition and will […]



Mayor David Maher

After a long, drawn-out electoral process, School Committee member, City Councilor and 2010-2011 Mayor David Maher was (re)elected to Cambridge’s highest office earlier this year. The Scout sat down with Mayor Maher to talk about innovation, gentrification and all the -ations in between.  My very first apartment was on Pearl Street off of Central, almost […]