Articles by Emily Cassel

Scout Archives: 2017 is Already Big for Cambridge’s Culinary Scene

For the last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s one from January 6th, 2017! — Hungry for something new? You’re in […]




Scout Archives: Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Passes 8-1

For the last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s one from March 31st, 2015! — Cambridge just became the largest city on […]


Scout Archives: Cambridge Bookstores Celebrate Their Independence

For the last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s one from April 30th, 2015! — On April 18, scores of rabid […]


Scout Picks

We love letting readers vote for the winners—but that means you guys get to have all the fun, and we want to get in on the action too! Here’s what our staff is snacking on when we’re not hard at work putting the magazine together. POST-WORK HANGOUT: THE AUTOMATIC A Kendall Square newcomer, the Automatic […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Arts, Entertainment, and Media

MOVIE THEATER: KENDALL SQUARE CINEMA Catching a quirky independent flick or avant-garde foreign film at Kendall Square Cinema got even better earlier this year when the theater debuted heavenly new reclining seats and introduced beer and wine on the concessions side. If you haven’t been in a bit, you have to come back for a […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Food & Drink

CATERING: SEASON TO TASTE Season to Taste chefs connect the farm to your table with locally focused catering services. A commitment to small, New England food purveyors is the throughline for each of their curated, client-specific menus—whether for a wedding or a more casual affair. The conscientious, seasonal plates are backed up by equally high-quality […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Services

HAIR COLOR: Miranda Mills, Salon Michael Domenic Salon Michael Domenic only opened in 2015, and it’s already a standout thanks to its superlative staff. Sit down in Miranda’s chair, sip a cappuccino and let the gifted custom color technician work her magic on your locks—then get ready to show off your new look with a #transformationtuesday […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Shopping

MEN’S CLOTHING: Drinkwater’s If you agree that “trendy never lasts,” then Gary Drinkwater’s eponymous shop—with its high-end fabric, custom shirts, gorgeous suits and personalized care—is tailor-made (sorry) for you. No one leaves this Porter Square store looking less than perfect. 2067 MASS. AVE., (617) 547-2067DRINKWATERSCAMBRIDGE.COM   WOMEN’S CLOTHING: Susanna Bohemian cool meets urban chic at Susanna, where […]


Meet Your 2017 Scout’s Honored Winners: Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Lamplighter Brewing Company added a touch of funk to the city’s beer scene last year. In their taproom at 284 Broadway, guests are invited to grab a pint and enjoy a peek at the brewing process or sit down to board games while sampling brews that are fresh, flavorful—and often just a little off the […]