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Restaurant/entertainment complex at Davy’s site is moving forward

By Kiernan Dunlop Posted Nov 15, 2019 at 10:59 AM NEW BEDFORD — Plans for the big restaurant and entertainment complex at the former Davy’s Locker and Smuggler’s location in the South End are moving forward. At last week’s Planning Board meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve the site plan for Cisco Kitchen + Bar, proposed by Stephen Silverstein, the […]

A “Capitol” investment in New Bedford’s north end

By Steven Froias NEW BEDFORD, MA – There may be no building more poignant on the urban streetscape than a former movie theater shorn of its original purpose and left to fend for itself in a world which has relegated it to oblivion. These noble structures dot the landscape of cities across America as symbols […]

$10 million project slated for New Bedford historic district

Posted Dec 6, 2019 at 2:12 PM. Updated Dec 6, 2019 at 7:47 PM NEW BEDFORD — If you’ve been dreaming of a downtown apartment with a view of the city’s working waterfront, your options could be expanding in the next two years. The city’s Planning Board approved the necessary permitting on Monday for Franklin […]

So Much is See-Worthy in New Bedford

Published 11.25.2019 You think you know a place. I thought I knew New Bedford. Southcoast town, whaling history, commercial fishing, yeah, yeah, I got it. And sure, that’s all true, but New Bedford is more – a lot more. It’s a city where art and artists aren’t just welcomed – they’re omnipresent. Murals and statues […]

Groundwork celebrates 5 years with expansion plans in New Bedford, Fall River

Posted Nov 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM. Updated Nov 17, 2019 at 11:16 AM Groundwork is about the unique inspiration and creative synergy that comes from bringing people together. You may be used to the traditional idea of an office: rows of desks of cubicles with company employees banging away at a keyboard. But in […]

Women rule — the downtown New Bedford business scene

Posted Nov 9, 2019 at 4:00 PM NEW BEDFORD — Women rule. Obviously. And while you’re thinking of all the ways they do, here’s one more: They’re rocking the business scene in downtown New Bedford. From cafés and clothing shops to fitness studios and salons, the compact center of the City that Lit the World […]

Governor signs Zeiterion bill to allow long-term lease

Posted Nov 7, 2019 at 9:35 AM BOSTON — Legislation that would allow the city to enter into a long-term lease with Zeiterion Theater Inc. has passed its final hurdle. On Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker signed the legislation which had already been passed by the state Legislature. Zeiterion Theater Inc. is seeking a long-term lease […]