The South Coast has been my home since I came to UMD in 2005. I have worked and lived in NB, and now live in Westport. With a Master's in public relations I have worked as a consultant, and as a professor. I love trying new foods, writing, watching movies (and football!), traveling, listening to a wide array of music, and of course, I <3 the South Coast.

2014 New Bedford 5K Santa Run

Some may be regretful to admit it, but the holiday season is just around the corner. Luckily, New Bedford hosts the perfect event for quelling that inner Grinch and helping you get into the holiday spirit: The Santa Sightings 5K. If you live in or around the city, it’s hard …

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3rd Annual New Bedford JazzFest Survival Guide

Famous jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis best described the importance of jazz; “Jazz music is America’s past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it.”  I have always liked this quote because it is an eloquent way of contextualizing …

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Taste of Southcoast 2014

The weather is slowly and reluctantly warming up as summer approaches, which means that New Bedford’s festival season is nearly upon us.  For food lovers, no N.B. festival is more exciting than the annual Taste of South Coast.  Over twenty of the South Coast’s best restaurants and eateries will be …

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Halloween Happenings 2013

Whether you have little ones and are looking for a family friendly fall time celebration, or you are an adult looking for an excuse to dress up and party, Greater New Bedford has a lot going on.  Below is a list we’ve compiled of those events that have shared information …

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