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Scout You: May/June 2016

In each issue of Scout, we send our photographer around town to capture photos of the people of Cambridge in action. Keep an eye out for her—you could be featured in an upcoming edition of Scout! These photos originally appeared in our May/June print edition, which is available for free at more than 200 drop spots throughout Cambridge (and […]


A “Biblioburro” Becomes A Book Bike

Bikes and parks have long been a source of summertime fun for kids—and one dedicated group of Cambridge volunteers wants to make sure books are an equally important part of that equation. The Cambridge Book Bike, which launched in 2014, brings new, free books to children throughout the city during the summer months. Book Bike […]


Meet Scout This! Winner Bridget O’Brien

Congratulations go out to Bridget O’Brien, who correctly identified the photo in our November/December edition as part of the Dickson Bros. sign in Harvard Square. O’Brien realized that the Scout This! image probably wasn’t an advertisement for pain, and then it hit her: “I thought, I wonder if that says paint!” she says. She stopped by Dickson […]



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 […]