New Bedford

The chroniclers of local history and culture since 1981, this year Spinner has not one but two recent releases for you to choose from, as well as a back catalogue that will satiate your appetite for all things South Coast. Read more

Prime Times

But a funny thing happened over the decades since then: those who stayed behind, along with newly-arrived immigrants, decided that when gritty-city life hands you lemons, you make lemonade! Read more

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PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME TICKETS ON SALE FOR ISLAND MOVING COMPANY’S RAFFLE FOR A TRIP TO PARIS DRAWING: APRIL 9 The Island Moving Co. wants to send an American to Paris – it could be you! Read more

Mar 29, 2017 2:44 PM Coastal Mags

Over the past few years New Bedford has received notable attention for what it has to offer in the arts. In 2011, The Atlantic Magazine rated it as the seventh Most Artistic City in America. Read more

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Buttonwood Park was designed in the mid 1890s by Charles Eliot of Olmsted, Olmsted & Eliot, a famous Boston firm specializing in landscape architecture. The plan was shelved, but many of its features were incorporated in the park. Read more

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The waters off New England, including Georges Bank, have experienced temperatures well above average in the last several years, driving cod stocks farther north and offshore in search of the colder temperatures they prefer, and making them harder... Read more

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Energy has always been a volatile slice of our economy, and we may be on the verge of another major shift, led once again by New Bedford. Read more

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We’re here to tell you that there are things to do, events to attend, people to see, and fun to be had, even if you need to pull out that winter coat and check the back of the closet shelf to find your gloves. Read more

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Fish. Flowers. Architecture. Cars. Art. Music. History. Food. New Bedford now sports an overflowing events calendar that mixes and remixes the elements of various local cultures into new and intriguing permutations. Read more

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...the fishing industry has a very low profile. The most visible part of the fishing industry is the boats, tied up along the docks. People can walk along the docks and look at the boats, but that’s about it. Read more

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The Folk Festival, located in the city’s historic downtown, will take place on Saturday, July 9 and throughout Sunday, July 10. The Whaling Blues Festival will be held on Saturday, August 13’th at the seaside location of Fort Taber in New Bedford’s Read more

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The monthly celebration that is AHA! New Bedford is on an 18-year roll, celebrating the Art, History, and Architecture (AHA) of the historic port city with what might be thought of as an open house Read more

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The 5th annual New Bedford Jazz Fest will enliven the New Bedford waterfront on Saturday afternoon, June 11th. Read more

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New Bedford's Got Talent

New Bedford’s Samantha Johnson may not be going to the finals on “America’s Got Talent,” but she’s definitely headed for stardom. Her stunning vocal performances at Radio City Music Hall in New York City had the judges and audiences on their feet. Read more

Nov 11, 2015 3:49 PM Coastal Mags

The Working Waterfront has been a significant catalyst for the New Bedford Renaissance. Read more


While the sting of the withdrawal of the casino plans for the New Bedford waterfront is still fresh in many minds, New Bedford officials and businesses are moving forward... Read more

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A Brief History of PCBs in New Bedford Harbor Read more

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Sit down with New Bedford's mayor and listen to what he has to say about parks, waterfront, and downtown areas which are in the process or in need of improvement. Read more

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