NexTide: A Boater’s Best Friend

By Maria Allen No matter if you’re planning to paddle a kayak up the North River for a picnic at Couch Beach or aiming to anchor your powerboat at The Spit for the afternoon, the same thing holds true–you’re going to need to know the tides. South Shore residents Mike Tedeschi and John Bizzozero recently … Read more

Rising Tide Apparel

By Maria Allen Photography by Kjeld Mahoney A new coastal-inspired lifestyle brand is making waves on the South Shore by selling comfy clothing and accessories that give back to the community. Rising Tide Apparel is the brainchild of Scituate residents Sara Bell and Ashley Schumacher, two moms who met when their daughters became friends, and … Read more

C’mon and Take an E-ride

By Stephanie Neil •  Photos by Jack Foley Forget electric cars, it’s electric bicycles (e-bikes) that are the future of South Shore travel. When Bill and Debbie Hennessey moved to Hull from Dorchester two years ago, they saw a need for an alternate mode of transportation in the increasingly congested coastal communities. So, they took … Read more

Bird Fight Brand Takes Flight

By Stephanie Neil  Photography by Derrick Zellmann  High-quality craftsmanship and a refined, vintage style are two of the trademarks of the newly launched golf brand, Bird Fight. Founders Derrick Zellmann and Charlie Robinson met as art majors at Bridgewater State University and have been collaborating ever since. Zellmann, now a Stoughton-based photographer, and Robinson, a … 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

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