Events

Happy Earth Day!

Seeing as the planet’s meeting us halfway with some fantastic weather on this Earth Day, it only seems fair to give back. This Saturday, the Friends of the Alewife Reservation will be teaming up with the Mystic River Watershed Association for their 8th annual Park Serve Day. Help spruce up the place in the morning, […]


SCOUT PICKS: Ira Glass – Reinventing Radio

One of the most recognizable nasal whines in radio history belongs to Ira Glass, the co-creator and host of WBEZ’s “This American Life,” which is distributed by Public Radio International. Glass will be coming to Harvard’s Sanders Theatre on March 9 as part of their Celebrity Series. He’ll walk the audience through the process that goes […]


SCOUT PICKS: The Nightcap

Don’t let that suspicious-looking zip code fool you—this night of music, comedy and non-profitry is as Cantabrigian as they come. The official unofficial MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference afterparty, The Nightcap will feature sports-themed standup by Gregg Gethard and Aaron Hertzog, a performance by two-man binary band Big Digits, and a local-celebrity Connect Four tournament […]


SCOUT PICKS

The Holidays are closing in on us – and, soon thereafter, the arid expanse of Winter. Scout Picks are in so enjoy this pre-Christmas interregnum while you can with this lovely smattering of cultural offerings, including everything from girl-punk and girl-heavy-metal to Baroque to football to cheese.


SCOUT PICKS: Post-Thanksgiving

Have you finally awoken from your food coma? Having filled your stomach with enough food to last a year, are you now hungering for something to do? Look no further than Scout Picks special post-Thanksgiving choices, after the jump as usual.


SCOUT PICKS: 11/22/13 – 11/27/13

There’s nothing like the week before Thanksgiving. We may still have work, but things nonetheless start to slow down as folks leave town and minds turn to turkey and pie. And Cambridge, true to form, has all you need to fill these spacious days. All our Scout Picks this weekend, from the heart-pounding to the […]



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. […]


Scout Picks: Summer fun in Cambridge

When the Thought Catalog posted its guide, “How To Have A Great Boston Summer,” last week, it only dabbled once into Cambridge. The city has a lot more to offer than Charlie’s Beer Garden – although we aren’t opposed to a burger and a beer at its year-round outdoor venue. Here’s our guide to having […]


WHAT’S NEW?: Yogurtland spoons Harvard Sq.

After nearly six months since its approval by the Harvard Square Advisory Committee last November, the highly anticipated Yogurtland at 57 JFK Street opened its doors its doors and invited customers to come in and “get real.” The company’s trademarked slogan refers to its all-natural frozen yogurt, which is made entirely from real ingredients without […]


What’s New?: Public Library closes on Sundays

Now that Memorial Day has marked the unofficial start to summer, the Cambridge Public Library will be taking a vacation of its own. Beginning last weekend and running through mid-October, the main branch at 449 Broadway will be officially closed on Sundays. Last fall, the Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Association drafted a petition with over 1,000 signatures protesting this […]


Scout Weekend: May 31-June 2 Edition

The weather this weekend looks great, but if you aren’t in the mood for a day at the park or a trip to the beach, Cambridge has plenty going on to last you until you get back to work Monday morning. From dance performances to ghosts to electronic powwow music, here are some highlights: