Life + Style

Inside Hanover’s State-Of-The-Art Pickleball Facility

Looking for a new way to stay active this winter? You may want to consider trying your hand at the fastest-growing sport in America-pickleball. Often described as a hybrid of tennis, badminton and ping pong, pickleball has been around since 1965, but recently experienced a meteoric rise in popularity. Up until recently, there weren’t many … Read more

Chilly Walks at Daniel Webster

Photography enthusiast Jamie Bossart grew up in Marshfield and loves snapping pictures of the South Shore landscape. “Although I am not a photographer by trade, taking pictures is a huge passion of mine and I would love to do something with it someday,” says Bossart. “One of my favorite things is going for walks at … 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

Local Athlete makes it big playing with the Boston Bruins. By Dave Kindy    Photography by Derrick Zellmann From the time he was a young boy playing pond hockey and street hockey, Charlie Coyle has dreamed big. Like countless other young people from across New England, the Weymouth native was smitten with the storied Boston … 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

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

Ease into Autumn

Whether you’re heading to brunch with friends or packing for an exotic girls getaway, these fabulous fashions are perfect for enjoying those golden days of early fall. Light wash bootcut jeans with ribbed white T-shirt and floral print Magical Kimono. Available at Ports & Company, 23 South Main St., Cohasset, 781-383-1020; 595 Main St., Chatham, … Read more

The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest

Plimoth Patuxet Museums invites professional and amateur bakers to submit their best pumpkin pie recipe for a chance to win prizes! Plimoth Patuxet Museums is delighted to gather the New England region around a very special table this fall that will celebrate pumpkin pie and reward bakers for their prize-winning creations. The Great New England … Read more

Mahi Gold Outfitters

A local clothing brand steeped in summer vibes puts down roots in Hingham. By Maria Allen Photography by Jack Foley When clothing designer Becky Voelkel was growing up, she spent many summers on Cape Cod, visiting her grandparents at their home in Chatham and filling her days with sun, sea and sand. It was there … Read more

Convenience Meets Community at General Stores

Offering a little something for everyone, hometown general stores continue to thrive on the South Shore. Written by Brendan Martin Coyne  Photography by Jack Foley For centuries, general stores have been at the heart of many small New England towns, including here on the South Shore. These businesses provided whatever staples and provisions the locals … Read more

Turning the Tide on Trash

A Hull artist finds inspiration and purpose in beach cleanups. Written by Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Kjeld Mahoney Gazing out the windows of her contemporary hillside home in Hull, artist and activist Jackie Ranney can’t help but be moved by the brilliant expanse of blue stretching infinitely toward the horizon. In this, she’s not … Read more

Getting Back to Nature

A passion for beekeeping and being outdoors inspires a new business to take flight. Written by Kate Sheehan Photography by Kjeld Mahoney A Boston firefighter with two decades of service behind him, Colin Doherty is one of those people who embodies the phrase “everything worth doing, is worth doing well.” This unwavering work ethic helped … Read more

Strand, the Boutique

East Coast classics meet West Coast bohemian styles at this Duxbury clothing store. Text and Photography by By Kate Rogan Caroline Widman aspired to create a peaceful, happy escape for women-a luxury boutique where shoppers could find special pieces that made them feel beautiful. Her dream came to fruition in the fall 2020 with the … Read more

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