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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]