Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

Creole Choir of Cuba at Zeiterion Theatre (15 Oct)

This Saturday, October 15th, the Creole Choir of Cuba will perform at the Zeiterion Theater with the goal of entertaining audiences and raising funds to help wipe out Cholera in Haiti.  You can purchase tickets here.  If you are looking for an unique experience, something different than the norm and …

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South Coast Weekend Guide (October 7-9)

The answer to last week’s trivia question is at the bottom of the page. Here is this week’s trivia question: What is the oldest theater in New Bedford? I am no weatherman, and recently my weather predictions seem to be off, but that is New England, unpredictable.  The fall has …

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2011 New Bedford Oktoberfest Review

Oktoberfest 2011

Details on the 2012 New Bedford Oktoberfest here: Music could be heard rising up from downtown New Bedford this past Saturday, the first of October as pedestrians roamed the cobblestone streets, enjoying last of the warm weather.  At the center of it all was Oktoberfest, which was taking place under …

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2011 New Bedford Municipal Election Preview

The first round of debates are over and the 2011 New Bedford preliminary election results are in.  The disappointing part of the election was the 28% voter turn-out.  There are 50,117 registered voters in New Bedford, but only 14,259 voters shows up to the polls on October 4th.  While better …

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South Coast Weekend Guide (September 23-25)

Rain, rain go away!  Well at least let us enjoy the weekend after working hard all week! Unfortunately the forecast for Friday and Saturday calls for rain.  Sunday may be the best day out of the weekend so let’s keep our fingers crossed.  On the positive side the front is …

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The Working Waterfront Festival (24-25 Sept)

For the eleventh straight year New Bedford has been ranked the top fishing port in America, taking in $306 million in sales for 2010. Each year the Working Waterfront Festival showcases New Bedford’s fishing industry by offering visitors a chance to enjoy music, contests, food and the chance to meet …

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King Richard’s Faire

His fans roar their approval as Sir James knocks his opponent down into the dirt of the jousting arena with a mighty blow from his shield.  Men, women and children of all ages cheer on their champion over the loud boos echoing from the other side of the field.  This …

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Tire and Car Battery Recycling Day (24 Sept)

New Bedford & Dartmouth Tire and Car Battery Recycling Day will be held on September 24th.  For a small fee, New Bedford and Dartmouth residents can recycle used tires.  Car batteries are accepted at no charge. The event will take place at the Shawmut Avenue Transfer Station (1103 Shawmut Avenue) …

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New Bedford Political Survey System

Who are you voting for in the 2011 New Bedford elections? Not sure? If you already know who you are voting for, how did you come to that conclusion? Are you certain it is the right choice? The biggest problems regarding elections are that too many people do not vote …

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New Bedford Guide’s One Year Anniversary celebrated its first birthday on August 11th, 2011.  To date, we have published over 363 articles and press releases.  We reach about seven thousand local readers and our Facebook page receives about 400,000 monthly post views.  Our articles inform New Bedford and SouthCoast Massachusetts readers on local events, news, …

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