MassINC Loves The Ave

In an annual event that is now in its seventh year, the Boston-based public policy group MassINC recognizes individuals, groups and organizations who are employing innovative strategies to revitalize the state’s Gateway Cities.  This year, on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, MassINC acknowledged the work of Love The Ave for its work along the commercial corridor […]

A St. Anthony’s bazaar for the next century

By Steven Froias Community Media Manager for #LoveTheAve The legend of St. Anthony of Padua Church on Acushnet Avenue in New Bedford involves the story of hundreds of parishioners contributing whatever they could –  nickels, dimes, dollars – to erect what is now an iconic urban New England religious landmark. That happened over one hundred […]


The Love The Ave & North End Restaurant Week continues through Sat. Sept. 28. The special promotion is designed to spotlight the terrific eateries north of Coggeshall Street – where the city’s culture is expressed through food at dozens of bakeries and restaurants. Like Table 8 – and Acushnet Avenue breakfast and lunch hot spot. […]

Festival Tipíco De Guatemala at Riverside Park

Join the Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) in partnership with the City of New Bedford Parks, Recreation and Beaches, on Saturday, September 21 from 11:30-7:30 p.m. at Riverside Park for the Third Annual Festival Tipíco De Guatemala. Celebrate the rich Guatemalan heritage, traditions and customs with friends and family.  Bring your family and friends to […]

Love The Ave & North End Restaurant Week Specials and Featured Dishes

The Love The Ave & North End Restaurant Week is a celebration of the culinary culture of New Bedford. Restaurants and bakeries participate by offering special deals or by spotlighting their signature dishes and creative cuisine throughout the week.  Visit these great establishments during the week – and then put them on your regular menu […]