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

New Year, New You

January is the perfect time of year to purge what isn’t working in your life and establish some positive intentions for the days ahead. Here are few local businesses dedicated to providing simple tools, products and therapies to help refresh your mind, body and home. By Maria Allen Free Your Mind Did you know that … Read more

Mayflower Mercantile Showcases Local Artisans

Photos: Jack Foley If you’re a fan of shopping local, you’ll want to check out Mayflower Mercantile. Last fall, the owners of Full Circle Homes, opened this new retail shop filled with unique decor and products created by local makers and artisans. Located at 4 Mayflower Road in Plympton, at the Main Street junction, the … Read more

Chasing the Cup With Charlie Coyle

Charlie Coyle Cover Shot for South Shore Home Life and Style

Local Athlete makes it big playing with the Boston Bruins. By Dave Kindy    Photography by Derrick Zellmann Charlie Coyle of the Boston Bruins Charlie Coyle once played for Weymouth High School From the time he was a young boy playing pond hockey and street hockey, Charlie Coyle has dreamed big. Like countless other young … Read more

Cattivo

A South Shore boutique specializes in youthful fashions for the whimsical, wicked and wild. Text and photography by Kate Rogan of Ellie Finn Photography Model: Emma Sullivan “Fashion,” says Mary Marathas, owner of Cattivo, “is a way of speaking without saying a word.” For the Chicago native, whose first job at 16 was working as an assistant … Read more

Healing Horsepower

Harnessing the power of equine-assisted therapy, three inspiring women open Stable Ground Wellness in Duxbury. By Jennifer H. McInerney, Photography by Jack Foley Though Tupelo Hollow Farm in Duxbury has been in existence for four centuries, the 30-acre property has recently become a haven for people seeking creative solutions to their mental health concerns. Visitors … Read more

The Gardner’s Gardener

Isabella Steward Gardner Museum Greenhouse

From greenhouses in Hingham, Erika Rumbley keeps things growing at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. By Dave Kindy   Photography by Derrick Zellmann One of the most admired artists on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum finds inspiration within a set of custom-built greenhouses in Hingham. This is where she lays the groundwork for vibrantly … Read more