A bit of Santa Rosa de Copán on New Bedford’s Acushnet Avenue

  Here’s a story right out of a Nicholas Sparks novel. New Bedford native Jeffrey Pelletier was a volunteer worker in Honduras years ago. Unfortunately, Jeff’s desire to help ran a bit of ahead of his proficiency speaking Spanish. Therefore, within an hour of starting work at the relief organization, a supervisor paired him with […]

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A Restaurant Week for Acushnet Avenue and the North End

  By STEVEN FROIAS I’m still waiting to get mugged. For the past few weeks, I’ve been walking up and down Acushnet Avenue signing up restaurants and eateries for the LOVE THE AVE & NORTH END RESTAURANT WEEK happening from Saturday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The event is part of a larger […]

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Day of Portugal comes to Acushnet Avenue

The forecast says sunny and dry skies for the weekend. You may even think you’re in Lisbon this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 15 through June 17 – if you’re on Acushnet Avenue – or The Ave, as it is affectionately called – for the annual Day of Portugal street festival. It’s one of the […]

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GROW Education in #NBW3

  The planting of the public GROW Education community gardens at Carlos Pacheco Elementary School on Mt. Pleasant Street is becoming a rite of spring in New Bedford’s Ward 3, #NBW3. Last year, I wrote this blog post about the planting for the coworking facility, Groundwork! This year’s planting took place on Thursday, June 7 […]

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