Wall-to-wall Maki

By Steven Froias Winston Gallery is a sweet space nestled into Kilburn Mill at Clarks Cove in New Bedford’s south end. It’s the brainchild of artist and poet Vic Jonez. Like a sort of speakeasy, you actually enter the gallery from his studio on the second floor of the building. Stepping into it is like […]

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What $75K could mean to New Bedford High School art…

New Bedford High School is a semi-finalist in the #VansCustomCulture shoe design contest. You can support the school by voting for their entry once a day through May 3 AT THIS LINK. Feel free to share this link with social media followers, too! According to their website, “Vans Custom Culture was created to inspire and […]

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New Bedford High semi-finalist for Vans Custom Shoe Contest

New Bedford High School has been chosen as a semi-finalist for the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Customization Contest.   Students had to design two pairs of shoes around the themes of “Local Flavor” and “Off the Wall.” The grand prize includes $75,000 for the art department at NBHS – and you can help them get […]

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Back to school

“So disappointing.” “What is the stupid reason for denying the sale?” “Ridiculous.” “Pathetic.” “It’s an election year, and they are worried about pissing off the 24 voters in the neighborhood.” “This is baffling to me.” Those are just some of the public reaction comments to the 5-4 vote by City Council members to deny the […]

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It’s Haskell Public Gardens Season

Haskell Public Gardens off Shawmut Avenue in New Bedford is the city’s not-so-hidden gem. In fact, with volunteer planting days, plant sales, children’s events and public art shows, it’s become a terrific destination in Ward 3 – #NBW3. As Spring teases, join Kristin McCullin, Haskell Horticulturist, for a guided tour around the property this Saturday, […]

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