The Creative Wealth of New Bedford — mapped!

Written by Steven Froias // contributing writer New Bedford, MA — Reimagining urban spaces is second nature to New Bedford artists. Throughout the city, you’ll find public areas that have been either activated or redefined thanks to the creative impulses of artists in this authentic seaport destination on the South Coast of Massachusetts. This coming […]

We Need You to Love The Ave!

By Steven Froias Contributing Writer During this unprecedented moment in time, the Love The Ave and North End New Bedford team needs you to help us support all the people, places and groups which flavor our city.  As we enter a new phase of this war against COVID-19, it’s clear we need to plan for […]

Resources for Restaurants

The New Bedford Economic Development Council (NBEDC) has shared the following information dedicated toward resources for the city’s important eating and drinking establishments… Dear friends, It goes without saying that restaurants and drinking establishments of all types across New Bedford are some of the hardest hit by this national crisis.  Keeping in mind that Governor […]

Breaking news for nonessential businesses

Guidance from the New Bedford Economic Development Council regarding Gov. Charlie Baker’s emergency order: Good morning friends, Governor Baker has just announced an emergency order for nonessential businesses and organizations to close physical workspaces and facilities to customers, workers, and the general public. This order takes effect at noon, March 24th, and continues to noon, April […]

NBEDC Lending Program for New Bedford businesses

The New Bedford Economic Development Council, in an effort to assist city small businesses during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, is spreading the word regarding its Lending Program.  Details are as follows. You can also email for further information. NBEDC Lending Program Loan Amount: Up to $50,000 Interest Rate: 6% Term: Up to 72 months […]