Bobby DiMarzo — Publisher and Creative Director
Bobby is a fashion photographer with over 30 years experience in the industry. He began his career shooting catalog advertisements and editorials for various department stores and magazines in both the United States and Italy. Over the years Bobby has worked in New York City, Miami and Milan. While working with a variety of publications as a photographer, Bobby developed an interest in the world of publishing. In 2004, he decided it was time to share his love of his heritage – combined with fashion and food – with the city of Boston and began SCENE Boston Magazine.
Lauren Bayliss — Editor in Chief
Lauren studied English and fashion merchandising and earned her bachelor’s degree from Lasell College before joining the team at Scene Magazine. She began her career in luxury retail, working for Fendi and Kenneth Cole Producions. In 2007 she became a freelance writer for Scene Magazine and moved on to become editor in chief in March of 2009. Lauren has written for several Boston based newspapers and contributes to the Scene’s style section each issue. She has had the opportunity to work with several fashion houses in New York and Italy, as well as many of Boston’s most coveted chefs.
Jazz Martin — Art Director
Jazz has been Art Director of Scene Magazine since 2008. He holds a B.F.A from MassArt and loves working in a wide range of mediums from classic printmaking techniques to web design and developing. He spends his nights working at C.R. Services and Creative Apogee.
Damien DiPaola — Food Writer
Damien opened his first restaurant, Carmelina’s Ristorante, while a junior at UMass-Amherst, but over 40 years ago Damien’s family opened Caffe Dello Sport at 307 Hanover Street – the current site of Damiano’s. His first menu featured all of the dishes cooked by his mother and father during his childhood years in the North End. Those dishes – to this day – remain an influence on all of his menus. In addition to his passion for cooking, Damien is a food critic for our magazine. And, don’t forget to ask him about his producing and acting careers that include such notable series as Showtime’s Brotherhood.
Matt Baldelli — Photographer
Matt graduated from the Hallmark Institute of Photography. He loves spending time outdoors and believes that ‘all work and no play makes him a dull creative boy at the end of the day’
Steve Santagati — Relationship Expert
Steve is the NY Times best selling Author of The MANual, a 22 year seasoned TV personality, one of the most popular relationship experts of our time, and president of Bad Boys Finish First, Inc. He embodies a rare combination of television savvy and real-life relationship experience. Television producers and magazines gravitate toward his no nonsense approach to dating advice, which he has frequently displayed on The Today Show, OPRAH, Dr Phil, Rachel Ray, Tyra, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, CNN, 20/20, Mtv, and VH1.
Michael Indresano — The OCD Photographer
For over 20 years, Michael Indresano had been meticulously creating award-winning images in his South Boston studio. Conveniently located and set-up to provide full-production support, the Indresano Studio is a creative workshop that is always comfortable and really, really clean.
Brittany Fischer — Writer
Soon after graduating from Boston University with a B.S. in Magazine Journalism, Brittany started her blog Boston by Brittany, where she reviews Boston’s latest and greatest places to be, including spas, boutiques, restaurants, salons, fitness studios, museums, and bars. A well-known freelance writer in Boston, Brittany has contributed to local newspapers and magazines for over six years, and regularly writes exclusive articles about her favorite Boston hotspots for Scene.