Holidays

The Great South Coast Holiday Dessert Bake-Off

We gathered four of the region’s most acclaimed confectioners and bakers for a little friendly competition: Whose signature dish makes for the best holiday dessert? Here are the entries for our Great South Coast Holiday Dessert Bake-Off… CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH MOCHA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING by StacyCakes, Westport LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE who stumbled into their …

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Photo by Erik Kowalski

a home for the holidays: New Bedford’s finest all gussied up!

The New Bedford Preservation Society presents the 28th Annual Holiday House Tour this weekend. Join the Preservation Society on Saturday, December 14 from 4 to 8 pm for the Candlelight Tour and Sunday, December 15 from 1 to 5 pm for an Afternoon Tour. We recently featured one of the homes in last year’s Holiday …

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A little napping + a little hiking or yoga = the perfect Thanksgiving weekend

Updated for Thanksgiving 2019 There’s a questionable rumor going around that the tryptophan in turkey doesn’t actually make you sleepy. We have a hard time believing that ­– everyone knows the post-Thanksgiving torpor is real! Lucky for us, we’ve got people looking out for us! We’re going to fight that post-Thanksgiving sleepiness by getting out …

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8 Great Things: December on the South Coast

We’re back with another of our  8 Great Lists. Here, we bring you 8 special South Coast happenings in December. There’s SO much going on this month that it was very hard to keep it to eight (but we did, because we’re creatures of habit and because 55 doesn’t rhyme with “great”). 1. We Love a Parade …

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Over the River & Through the Woods: Post-Thanksgiving Walks

You may be prepping for Thanksgiving right now, knee deep in peeling apples or wrestling the bird into some sort of brine-y package. Take a break for a moment and look at our 6 suggestions for post-Thanksgiving walks. Think of it as our holiday gift to you. It’s a reminder to all of us that (i) we …

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Trick-or-Treat: The Best Neighborhoods & Traditions!

We’re well into the countdown to Halloween and we wanted to give you the inside scoop on great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating and other Halloween adventures. We asked six of our favorite realtors to give us the lowdown for their neck of the woods. Will Milbury said that Padanaram Village in South Dartmouth is a network of …

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