Life + Style

Clink for Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and New England’s only self-serve wine bar, Uva Wine Bar in Plymouth, is supporting the cause with a month-long “Clink for Pink” campaign to help raise funds for Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital’s Plymouth Breast Center. The cause is near and dear to the hearts of Uva’s two owners, Michelle Manware and … Read more

The Perfect Fall Picnic

Simple tips and healthy recipes for an alfresco autumn soiree. Written by Maria Allen Photography by Kjeld Mahoney Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year to be outdoors on the South Shore. The air is warm but crisp and jewel-toned leaves are just beginning to pop on the maple trees. One great … Read more

Moonlight & Miracles Gala South Shore Health Foundation

The Oyster Bag

By Maria Allen The ultimate summertime tote has arrived, thanks to the ingenuity of oyster farmer Brooke Lovett, manager of Rocky Nook Oyster Farm in Kingston. Made from durable aquaculture materials, The Oyster Bag is both stylish and sustainable. “Everything that goes into making the bags is used on our farm, from the mesh we use … Read more

A Healthy Perspective

10 tips for living your best life in an upside-down world By Maria Allen During times of elevated stress, it is easy for basic elements of wellness—healthy eating, exercise and sleep—to fall through the cracks. This is certainly true during a global pandemic. Whether you spent the last couple months socially isolating, attempting to homeschool … Read more

Essence of New England

Living near the base of the Blue Hills in Milton, perfumer Sandy Carr has always had an appreciation for the natural beauty found in New England. After many explorations of the verdant wooded trails near her home, as well as bloom-filled city gardens and sandy beaches on the South Shore, she set out to create … Read more

Bringing Beauty to the Beach

Written by Kate Rogan Photography by Derrick Zellmann “It was nice to see this neglected part of town come back to life.” — Charlie Robinson Charlie Robinson put pencil to concrete on the side of the Dalat building, a restaurant located across the street from Nantasket Beach in Hull. He carefully sketched the outline for … Read more

Homegrown Stoke

From surfboards and custom swimwear to music festivals and Mexicali cuisine, Dan and Jessica Hassett have built Levitate into a laid-back lifestyle brand that screams summer. Written by Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Kjeld Mahoney There’s a distinctive flow—much like a crested wave rolling to shore—that connects the Levitate surf and skate shop with SlackTide … Read more

An update from South Shore Health Foundation:

An Update from South Shore Health South Shore Home, Life & Style- South Shore Health Update July 2020 This spring, many area hospitals, including South Shore Health, temporarily suspended many non-urgent medical services in order to effectively prepare for and manage the COVID-19 surge in our area. In early June, South Shore Health began the … Read more

A Passion for Printmaking

By Maria Allen Photography by Derrick Zellmann Situated in a sunlit storefront on Court Street, Inky Hands Print Studio and Gallery is dedicated to creating a sense of community around the art of silk screen printing. Owner Katharine LiBretto is a skilled artist whose works are regularly exhibited in London, Hong Kong and the USA … Read more

Hangin’ With The Coopers

Written by Dave Kindy — Photography by Derrick Zellmann Chris Cooper and Marianne Leone are sitting around the kitchen table drinking coffee and eating homemade cranberry bread. The conversation is pleasant and lighthearted as they banter back and forth about acting, writing, and life on the South Shore. The talk turns to Cooper’s latest movie, “Irresistible.” He … Read more

Telling the Native Story

Kerri Helme helps preserve Wampanoag culture at Plimoth Plantation and beyond. By Lannan M. O’BrienPortrait photography by Julia Cumes Many people have heard the story of the English colonists’ journey to Plymouth in 1620 and their first interactions with the Wampanoag people. But too often, the portrayal of native history barely scratches the surface. Known … Read more

Local Skincare Line Launch

By Maria Allen Four years ago, armed with all-natural argan oil and a boatload of determination, Milton entrepreneur Kristina D. Tsipouras built herself a lip balm empire known as Moroccan Magic. Her organic lip balm line is now available in over 30,000 retail stores nationwide. We recently caught up with Tsipouras to learn about her … Read more

Ticket to Ride

130 years of trolleys and buses on the South Shore Written by david kindy  Historical imagery courtesy ofThe Kingston Public Library Local History Collectionsand Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, Massachusetts The next time you pull up next to a Plymouth & Brockton (P&B) bus, look below the familiar blue and gold logo at the small letters … Read more

A Perfect Match

Two friends pour their hearts into a creative venture, producing all-natural candles and sustainable goods that promote self-love and wellness. Written and Photographed by Kate Rogan Standing in the kitchen of her Bridgewater home, Catherine MacDonald breathed in the sweet, earthy scent of cranberries, cinnamon and pecans and was immediately reminded of her childhood. Her … Read more

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