PRIDE flag to fly over New Bedford City Hall

After reading some confusing social media posts, New Bedford Now sought and got confirmation that the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ June Pride month, will fly over New Bedford’s City Hall. City of New Bedford Public Information Officer Jonathan Carvalho wrote to us, “Yes, it will be raised on Thursday, June 13 in conjunction […]

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Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro embraces plan to Love The Ave

By Steven Froias // For Love The Ave Joseph Cordeiro’s eyes narrow and his voice becomes emphatic as he says, “People in New York, people in Boston, people everywhere want this – and we have it here!” The passion is aroused by the North End, New Bedford neighborhood surrounding Acushnet Avenue. Densely populated, walkable, and […]

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World Fiddle Day Brings International Fun To New Bedford

Old Time Fiddle Session will be hosting a multi-cultural, interactive, traditional music event called “World Fiddle Day” at Southcoast Lessons in Hatch Street Studios, New Bedford on May 19th. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and includes open playing opportunities for musicians, children’s activities, vendors, workshops, dancing, and a full schedule of performances by traditional […]

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3 Things to do on a Rainy Day in New Bedford

1) GO ANTIQUING: You can spend the entire day at the New Bedford Antiques at the Cove located in Kilburn Mill at Clarks Cove. You never know what you’re going to find at the center – as this Ronald Reagan pin-up activity book clearly shows! Opens at 10:00 a.m. WEBSITE/DIRECTIONS 2) MEET ARTISTS: Hatch Street […]

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ArtWeek 2019 New Bedford begins NOW…

The City of New Bedford is embracing ArtWeek 2019 with a host of events and activities that spotlight the city’s arts and culture community in a unique manner. Now through Sunday, May 5, and from one end of the city to the other, arts patrons are invited to discover creative experiences that are hands-on, interactive […]

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