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Cook It Yourself: Spring Risotto

Restaurant: Jimmie’s Steamey Dogs Chef: James Gouveia Location: 753 Purchase Street, New Bedford Spring Risotto I like this dish because it is fun to make (if you are not in a rush) and it’s a scrumptious, light meal that satisfies both vegetarians and carnivores, alike. Ingredients – 1 tablespoon olive …

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Local Business Spotlight on Froh Safety

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During the course of an average day in downtown New Bedford, you might walk past half a dozen people who, unbeknownst to you, own their own businesses.  Bar owners like the guys from Rose Alley or Barry and Denis from Catwalk, are well know because of the nature of their …

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Owner Spotlight: Catwalk Bar & Grille

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The other day I had a chance to sit down and share a pint with one of New Bedford’s most well known, but not easily understood (because of his thick Irish brogue) bar owners, Barry Flynn.  As co-owner of the Catwalk Bar and Grille, Barry is a key player in …

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“It’s kind of like losing a child”, he said. Adrian Johnson had just shipped his “baby” off to Vancouver, British Columbia. His baby was the Fridgecouch 325e Frost-Clear, a veritable work of art designed by A.J. and fashioned from items gleaned from a junkyard in Freetown: A cherry-red leather back …

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Denis Keohane: Self-Made in America

A few weeks ago, I ran into Denis Keohane at the Celtic Coffee House in downtown New Bedford.  Denis is well known around the city as the co-owner of one of New Bedford’s most popular nightlife spots, and one of my favorite watering holes, the Catwalk Bar & Grille. While …

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Musician Spotlight: Natalia Zukerman

As part of the On Stage Folk Cafe series at the Zeiterion Theater, Natalia Zuckerman will be performing in New Bedford on Thursday, March 24th at 7:30PM.  I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Natalia.  I started out telling her about the way ‘The Z’ sets up the stage, with …

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Local Spotlight: New Bedford Community Rowing

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Head of the the organization: Carolyn McGonagle – Director How long has New Bedford Community Rowing been around? We began putting people on the water in June, 2010. What led to the formation of New Bedford Community Rowing?  What is your purpose of this organization? We became an organization through …

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Musician Spotlight: Half Hearted Hero

So I am milling around on Facebook the other day, trying to seek refuge from my daily tasks that seem to have no end, when I stumbled upon this new band.  They call themselves Half Hearted Hero, it turns out that I am good friends with one of the band …

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