Cambriville Connects joins two cities

There have always been talks about a hushed rivalry between Somerville and Cambridge, when really each city both have great things to offer—Somerville being a bit more residential, Cambridge being a bit more commercial. That can be proven by Jennifer Lawrence (no, not from The Hunger Games) and Pardis Saffari’s new movement to meld both […]


Weekend Warrior edition April 12-14

Friday, April 12 Lez Zeppelin—NYC’s premier all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band is dropping the hammer on Cambridge. Feeling dazed and confused? Then come on by and let them give you every inch of their love! Mellow Bravo will open. Presented by Rock On! 8 p.m. $20. Middle East Downstairs, 472 Mass. Ave.


Geek Week backlash at ImprovBoston

Fans of Cambridge’s comedic, geek-chic scene are out of luck. The popular geek-culture comedy festival, originally slotted for April 16-22 at ImprovBoston in Central Square, is on hiatus after a seven-year run because of an intellectual property battle, reports Marc Levy at Cambridge Day here. Apparently, founder and organizer Kevin Harrington had issue with ImprovBoston […]


Weekend warrior April 5-7 edition

Thank goodness it’s Friday. Scout Cambridge is here to give you the lowdown on what to do this weekend.  We’ve got a wide variety for you this time around–some fashion, music, comedy and art. Check out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.


Reid Overpass closes for six months

There’s an upcoming road block for drivers who take the BU Bridge. Starting Sunday, April 7, the Reid Overpass–the overpass that connects Memorial Drive over the rotary at the BU Bridge in Cambridge–will be closed for six months to cars, bicycles and pedestrians. According to an announcement from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, it will […]


Pedicab program speeds into Cambridge

The people of Cambridge will soon have a new, more eco-friendly way to navigate the city’s streets. Yep, a pack of pay-what-you-will pedicabs are en route. St. Patrick’s Day weekend marks the beginning of Cambridge’s pedicab pilot, which will run through Halloween with 20 of the chariot-esque vehicles dotting the streets. The Cambridge License Commission […]


Fallen lamp posts in Harvard Square

Hide your posts, ‘cause they’re hitting all of them out there. Seriously. The Harvard Square Business Association (HSBA) reports that “a series of incidents involving Harvard Square lamp posts.”


Interview with BUFF filmmaker Drew Tobia

BUFF shouldn’t just stand for the Boston Underground Film Festival. It should also be an acronym for bizarre, unconventional, fearless, and filterless because those are the types of films the festival delivers, which started yesterday and ends on Monday, March 31. It all started as an overnight movie-marathon in ‘98. Now, celebrating 15 years, it’s […]


Photographer spotlights homeless youth

Anthony Pira, the photographer featured in the inaugural edition of Scout Cambridge in the story called “Invisible Faces: Photographer Spotlights Homeless Youth in Harvard Square,” has been honored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education as one of the “29 Who Shine.” Pira is slotted to receive the award at the State House in May. […]


Rotary Club spotlights CRLS students

On Thursday, March 21, the Rotary Club of Cambridge hosted Cambridge Rindge and Latin School National Honor Society students–members of the 2013 graduating class–at the club’s annual Leadership event. Randy Lindel, President of the Rotary Club of Cambridge, welcomed the assembled guests that included school officials, local business leaders and Rotary members. “Special thanks to […]


Weekend warrior edition March 22-24

  As if Cantabrigians needed any other reason to celebrate after Harvard’s historic win over New Mexico, the weekend is upon us. This weekend features some great events, like the WAM! Boston Film festival (with films made by women, for women), a natural wine-tasting class (yes, thank you) and a closer look at Chinatown. And […]


Abigail’s Restaurant hosting oyster festival

Love oysters? You’re in luck. Whether you like ’em fried, raw or on the half shell, Abigail’s Restaurant in Cambridge is hosting their first annual Oyster Festival on Monday, April 22. With proceeds benefitting Faith Kitchen, the Kendall Square hot spot is hosting a shucking competition with “local mutha shuckers” and, of course, fresh shucked […]