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Rose Alley Ale House

Hear me RAAH!!!! Yes, it’s been known to happen, especially when its beer time, and especially when I’m at Rose Alley Ale House.  Home to over 70 delicious brews, a variety of different spirits, and a tiny kitchen that pumps out some serious pub grub, this great little establishment is …

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Steven Alves of Stevens Home Improvement

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In 1983, Steven Alves opened Stevens Home Improvement in Fairhaven, a family-run business that has thrived by employing old-fashioned service combined with innovative products and high-quality workmanship.  When I had new windows installed at my house a few years back, I was impressed by the staff and the quality of …

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Tom Lanigan: Irish Music from an Irishman

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Since last month, Hibernia Irish Pub has been hosting Irish sessions every Sunday, from 4-7:30 PM.  These events provide a great opportunity for people to enjoy traditional Irish music performed by a true Irishman, but some of you may be wondering just what an Irish session is. According to the …

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Spotlight on FINS

“Did someone say FREE PIZZA? Where!?” “At FINS!” “When did they get food?” That’s usually how the conversation begins when I bring up FINS Bar & Nightclub, located at 37 Union Street in downtown New Bedford. FINS does have a kitchen, and has had one since its been open. However, …

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Spotlight on Cork Wine & Tapas

Over the course of the ten years I have been working as a bartender, serving food and drinks to the residents and tourists of downtown New Bedford,  A LOT has changed.  Thankfully, those changes have been far more positive than  negative. One of the changes is the amount of new …

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Downtown Living at The Regency

We are all aware of the enhancements that have been made to New Bedford over the last  few years.  Whether you’ve  noticed or not, The Regency Apartments on 800 Pleasant Street has been going through some enhancements of their own.  As the city grows and improves, so must the buildings …

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Yesteryear Cyclery

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With the snow finally melted and our thoughts turning to spring activities, I stopped by Yesteryear Cyclery to visit and interview owner Kim Camara.  Located just off Rt. 140 (Exit 3), many of us are familiar with this bike shop.  I have personally known Kim since our kindergarten days at …

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