Fashion School

Brazilian-born fashion designer Nina Pimenta made a splash at Boston Fashion Week with the debut of her elegant spring collection. Writer Laura DeSisto sat down with the Hingham resident to learn about her inspiring career journey, couture tailoring services, and expert wardrobe styling tips. By Laura DeSisto Photo of fashion designer Nina Pimenta by Aaron … Read more

Local Land Heroes

Wildlands Trust celebrates 50 remarkable years Story by Karen Grey, President of Wildlands Trust Photography by Drew Lederman Book designed by Steven Pollack The year 2023 marked Wildlands Trust’s 50th Anniversary, a milestone made possible by the collective passion, sacrifice, and generosity of many people working toward the common goal of protecting the lands and … Read more

Book Love

Plymouth’s newest bookstore is expanding its presence at The Pinehills. By Jennifer H. McInerney   Photography by Kate Rogan As a child growing up in metro Detroit, Katie Mannix spent her summers on the island of Nantucket—and as much time as possible inside Nantucket Bookworks. She spent countless hours browsing the store’s vast shelves, perusing … Read more

Shop Local Wish List

Find the perfect present at South Shore boutiques this holiday season and all year-round!  DH New York Slip Dress With Removable Sweater   Sable Boutique 2053 Washington St., Hanover | Simon Pearce Glass Evergreen Trees   Darilynn’s Home Presence 64 South Main St., Cohasset | “Best Laid Plans” Coastal Wall Art Photography by Jill … Read more

Giant Adirondacks

Here in New England, Adirondack chairs have become synonymous with relaxation and a laid-back lifestyle. Plymouth Carpenter Cory Caranci has carved out a unique niche in the outdoor furniture market by handcrafting supersized Adirondack chairs for local businesses. The owner of Caranci Construction decided to try his hand at building larger-than-life Adirondack chairs two years … Read more

Wellness Warriors

Three women-led startups are making a positive impact on women’s health. By Laura DeSisto Photography by Ladybug Photography Poppies with Purpose Fighting Cancer With Color At just 38 years old, while living in the city with her husband and two young girls, Lisa Carlin was shocked and devastated to receive a breast cancer diagnosis.  She … Read more

A Growing Vision

From vertical gardens to elaborate holiday displays, Cityscapes take horticulture to new heights. By Laura DeSisto Photography by Derrick Zellmann In the mid-’80s, a petite 20-something brunette was probably the last person you’d expect to upend a male-dominated industry, but that is exactly what Pembroke’s Jan Goodman did. It all started when Goodman, a newly … Read more

Renaissance Woman and her Poultry Palace

By Laura DeSisto Photography by Sarah Hinchey Hair and makeup by Lisa Grisolia ingham’s Diana Cousineau Aveni has a dizzying array of credits on her resume. A talented fine artist and accomplished home chef/cookbook author turned interior designer (she’s the owner of Hingham Furniture & Design and Framing Concepts) Aveni has never shied away from … Read more

Taking it Outside

Founder of the first black-owned outdoor gear shop in New England, Intrinsic Provisions, Mark A. Boles
is passionate about mountain biking and supporting socially responsible brands.