Woman and Machine

By Maria Allen Metal artist Karen Sullivan is the founder of Woman And Machine (WAM), a Plympton-based trade school that teaches women (and men) the art of welding. When Sullivan first launched her business in 2018, she was working with several other women to hold single-day welding and automotive workshops all around the United States. She … Read more

Images of Autumn

Scenic fall photography by Heather Tradd   Marshfield resident Heather Tradd has a passion for landscape and nature photography. Living close to the beach, she heads out to take pictures nearly every morning at sunrise, and often again at sunset when the landscape is bathed in golden light. Fall is one of her favorite seasons … Read more

Local Color

Local Color Photograph by Mark Grandmont of MPathImagery Mark Grandmont has been passionate about photography for as long as he can remember. “I have a memory of my parents giving me a Polaroid SX-70 camera for Christmas when I was a young boy,” says Grandmont. “Although it hasn’t been used in decades, I still own … Read more

Rediscovering the Art Complex Museum

10 Reasons to visit Duxbury’s newly renovated cultural gem. Written by Judy Fosdick Photography by Jack Foley Looking for an enriching fall excursion?  Consider a trip to the Art Complex Museum (ACM). Nestled in the woods of Duxbury, this museum recently reopened following a two-year closure for renovations of its elegant building and surrounding grounds. … Read more

Women Who Rocked History

Plymouth author Nancy Rubin Stuart details the lives of strong women who challenged the norms of their days. By Dave Kindy Photography by Jack Foley If it’s true that “Well-behaved women rarely make history,” then you might think that Nancy Rubin Stuart’s books are all about fractious females. They are not—at least not by modern … Read more

Seaside Stationery

Scituate blogger and artist Danielle Driscoll’s whimsical watercolors capture quintessential New England style. By Maria Allen   Portrait by Kjeld Mahoney Danielle Driscoll is the creator of Finding Silver Pennies, a popular lifestyle blog dedicated to showcasing easy entertaining ideas, effortless home decorating tips and do-it-yourself craft projects with a coastal flair. She is also … Read more

Life in Color

Bob Kennedy’s landscape paintings and vintage-style prints reflect a vibrant life along the coast. By Lannan M. O’Brien — Photography by Jack Foley “Lighthouses are like people,” says artist Robert (Bob) Kennedy. After many years of painting ocean views across the country and beyond, the Quincy native and Cape Cod resident has become adept at noticing … Read more

Feathers and Frocks

A costume maker whose career has spanned theater, film and television, Brooke Stanton’s career has included building fantastical creatures for films like Star Wars The Phantom Menace, as well as creating costumes for countless live theater performances across the country. When theaters across the country shut in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Pembroke resident found … Read more

Cleaning Up Local Beaches and Beyond

While many people make New Year’s resolutions to better themselves in some way, some people dare to dream bigger. Such was the case with the Burgess family of Cohasset, whose family goal to help clean up local beaches helped spark a movement. Sarah and Phil Burgess are British expats who moved from England to Cohasset … Read more

Fabric of Life

A Hingham couple’s designer bedding brand is both beautiful and built for everyday living. By Maria Allen Photography by Kate Rogan The average person will spend close to one third of their lifetime sleeping. For Hingham residents Abi and Joanna Sood, this is more than just an intriguing statistic–it’s a motivating factor that helps drive … Read more