New Bedford Creative Directory officially launches

by Steven Froias, contributing writer  New Bedford, MA — It’s a daunting task to collect the creativity of a city for online presentation and representation. But, New Bedford Creative has done just that with the formal launch of the Creative Directory on On the website, browsers can now find and see the multitude of […]

Love The Ave – Mapped!

NOTE: Before the Covid-19 crisis reared its head, the Love The Ave team had a variety of plans on the drawing board for 2020.  Out of necessity, some have been postponed. Yet we feel it’s important to carry on where and when we can because our core mission is strengthening our Acushnet Avenue and North […]

Outdoor dining guidelines available on city website

New Bedford, Massachusetts–Mayor Jon Mitchell announced Saturday, June 6 that the City of New Bedford will follow and implement the second phase of Governor Charlie Baker’s reopening plan, which allows for additional sector reopening on Monday, June 8.  The plan includes sector-specific guidance for businesses and operations permitted to reopen with guidelines during the second […]

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 […]