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Scout Out: C2W Market

Cambridge has eight farmers markets: seven for the days of the week, all neatly arranged and color-coded on a pretty flier; and one more that just won’t play by the rules. The Central Square Wednesday (or “C2W”) Market, Cambridge’s upstart farmers market, was founded by JJ Gonson (best known as the head of the Somerville-based […]


Hanging with Solstice Circus

By George LeVines Circus: technicolor tents with cotton candy abound. Impatiently pacing big cats and the high flying trapeze. Injury prone clowns running circles to a blaring recording of Entry of the Gladiators. And that sweet waft of dung-soaked hay cooking in the summer heat. Right? For the local Solstice Circus, not exactly. Big things, […]


Scout Weekend July 26-28

It may be the dog days of summer, but things are definitely still kicking around town. From the old (horror parody cult classics, anyone?) to the new (the more froyo the merrier!), there is plenty to do this weekend, and Scout is here to show you the way.


Man on a Mission

By Nick Cox When Roger C. Miller first moved to Boston in the late 1970s, it was to pursue a career in piano tuning. Miller, now best known as the lead singer of the seminal Boston post-punk band Mission of Burma, was already a lifelong musician, most notably as the bassist of Sproton Layer, a […]


Scout Pick: Krill Forever!

If you’ve ever been through, as they say, “a rough patch,” then you’ll probably appreciate Krill. A fixture of Boston’s underground music scene since 2010, the JP-based trio began to garner national attention this summer thanks to their beautiful and heartfelt sophomore album Lucky Leaves, which came out in June. Lucky Leaves was initially available […]


What’s New?: Paint is on its way

If you thought that the only place eating and painting mix well is at the kid’s table, then think again. After a successful petition for a beer and wine license on May 14, owner and manager Leslie Belkner is getting ready to open Paint, a whole new kind of art bar, with a target opening […]


Scout Out: Light Eye Mind

Need to relax but can’t afford a massage? Then head over to Central Square’s Blanc Gallery (110 Brookline St.) and take a spin on the Hypnagogic Light Machine! Created by the London-based Light Eye Mind collective, the Light Machine is a circular array of small LED strobe lights surrounding a central halogen bulb. Participants sit […]


Scout Cambridge is Hiring!

If you consider yourself a dedicated sales professional, who has the ability establish strong relationships with small and medium size businesses keep reading… Scout Magazines is on the cutting edge of hyper-local print and online magazine publishing and we’re looking to add a proven rainmaker to our team. The role is to sell advertising sponsorships […]


Bitten by the Salsa Bug

By Micaela Kimball It’s Friday night and 400 people fill a large, ballroom-like space in Central Square. It’s packed. Sweaty bodies and smiling faces vibe together in an at-times chaotic, yet controlled rhythm. A range of actions and interactions take place. Bodies pulsate with expression. Intense connections are made with eyes. Two left feet struggle […]


Scout Weekend July 12 – 14

Worried that after the 4th of July you’ll going to catch the summertime blues? Never fear, Weekend Warrior is here! With so much going good going on in the ‘hood, you won’t even notice the (solidly in the 90s, in case you hadn’t noticed) heat.


Scout Picks: Discover Cambridge

With bars, music venues, restaurants and cafes, Cambridge is among the liveliest of Boston’s surrounding cities. Beneath the city’s modern heartbeat lies a long history, and the best way to find out more about your city is to check out one of the many tours taking place on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. […]


News: Cab driver slams into news stand

A Cambridge-based cabbie crashed into the Out of Town News kiosk in Harvard Square at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Scout Cambridge photographer, Michael Rose, was on the scene having dinner. “We heard this horrific crash,” Rose recalls. “A cab had careened out of control, up onto the sidewalk, and into the Out […]