Your (Virtual) Week Ahead – May 1-7

Arts and culture has gone virtual in New Bedford – and we’re happy to share events of interest that you can attend right from your couch. These select happenings were curated online. If you’d like to send us a virtual event for future posts, published every Thursday, email us at  Each week we’ll also […]

The Places You Find Love

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer During the time I have been privileged to write about the affairs of New Bedford, on the Groundwork blog, for Southcoast Today, and as a member of the Love The Ave team, I have often referred to what I call the Emotional Infrastructure of this city.  That Emotional Infrastructure is […]

An Urban Agenda for The Ave

NEW BEDFORD, MA – A fund to help small businesses improve their facades; a coordinator to build the capacity for them to work together collectively; special events to fill the street; and a determination to further activate the economic and cultural renaissance underway on The Ave. These are the core objectives of an Urban Agenda […]