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 […]


Cafe Europa recently made headlines when The Standard-Times newspaper threw a spotlight on their dramatic facade makeover. An Acushnet Avenue institution, Europa’s beautiful addition to the streetscape reflects the eatery’s devotion to both the north end and their many, many loyal customers. In New Bedford, Cafe Europa stands for the very best of community – […]


Nova Bakery has transformed over the last few years or so from an insider’s tip to an increasingly popular spot in New Bedford. It’s an exquisite bespoke bakery that’s hip without any hype. Instead, they do it the old-fashioned way: their bakers start work before the sun rises each day to ensure that every batch […]

Dee’s Hot Dogs

Grabbing a hot dog on The Ave or in the north end is part of the cultural fabric of New Bedford. It’s home to a few hot dog shops, none more prominent than Dee’s with their famous Coney Island Dogs at two locations – and an especially sweet one on Acushnet Avenue that adds some […]