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Bridj Given Yellow Light to Operate in Cambridge

When Bridj launched this past June, they put the Mercedes Sprinter (their vehicle of choice) before the wheel, so to speak. One of the company’s first routes traversed three cities—Cambridge, Boston and Brookline—before it had been awarded licenses to technically operate in any of them.


WINNERS AND LOSERS: Bikers, Budgets and Bees

 WINNERS Bikers You may have tucked your bike away for the season, but the city isn’t slowing down at all when it comes to cyclist safety. In November, city councilors voted unanimously to start making moves on an initiative proposed by Councilor Dennis Carlone that would outfit all city vehicles with side guards, preventing bikers […]


SCOUT PICKS: 1/9/15-1/11/15

Now until 2/14 Hubba Hubba Anniversary Sale Monday – Saturday, 12-8 p.m. 2 Ellery St. It’s been a whole year since Hubba Hubba moved their sexy butts to their new space, and to celebrate they’re taking 15% off the entire store when you mention the discount code “anniversary sale.” The discount is good until Valentine’s Day, […]


Yes, Please: Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

There are a lot of reasons to love and cherish Amy Poehler: She’s funny, she’s smart, she’s a feminist–and of course she helped bring us Broad City. And Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals is hip to this love, as they’ve crowned Poehler the 2015 Woman of the Year.


2014 Cambridge Holiday Gift Guide

 Ah, it’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter and the temperature is theoretically getting colder. Soon it will be time for you to either run around town trying to get gifts for all those special someones or break down and order everything online at the last minute. Well leave the running […]


WHAT’S NEW: Violette Bakers

“A labor of love” – this is what Violette Bakers calls its approach to baking. On August 1, Violette opened its first storefront shop at 1001 Mass Ave below O2 Yoga. The store will be open Wednesday to Friday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday from […]


Scout Weekend: June 21-23 Edition

This Friday, June 21, is the longest day of the year – so why spend it at home? Cambridge has lots going on this weekend. Put on your suit and tie for a tribute to two of music’s biggest stars tonight, or something a little more risque for the Solstice Summer Circus on Saturday. Here’s […]


WHAT’S NEW?: Just Crust hits Harvard Square

The Just Crust, handing out free pizza from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, knows that there’s a lot more to their business than making dough. Rising from the ashes of the fallen foodie favorite chain The Upper Crust, Harvard Square’s new establishment is fully committed to doing pizza justice. After a series of controversial and […]


Spotlight: Steven Garcia on House Dance

“The day you cry in a club… that’s when you know you’re in tune with the music and the dance,” attests Steven Garcia, organizer of “the House Dance Exchange” at Central Square’s Dance Complex, recalling a particularly memorable dancing experience. Steven explains that house dancing is unique in the sense that it can’t be quickly categorized. Interdisciplinary […]


The greenest commuters in the nation?

As if Cambridge needed yet another reason to brag. NerdWallet.com, a website concerned with you saving an extra buck or two, named Cantabrigians the greenest commuters in the nation, ahead of New Yorkers, Bostonians and San Franciscans.