Life + Style

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

Important updates from South Shore Health

  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, South Shore Health’s physicians, nurses, clinicians, and support staff are working, As One, to test and treat those affected; to ease the spread with informative outreach; and to maintain operations and crucial services for patients managing other illnesses and conditions. In this time of distancing, we must remain … Read more

The Whittlin’ Wahlberg

Hingham’s celebrity chef soothes his soul by carving decoys and other wood creations By Dave Kindy   Photography by Derrick Zellmann When Paul Wahlberg gets home to Hingham after work, the house is usually dark and quiet. His wife and two children have gone to bed and the celebrity chef is alone with his thoughts after … Read more

Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty

Fuller Craft Museum is marking its 50th anniversary with a commemorative exhibition that celebrates the museum’s rich past and brilliant future—and shines a light on all things golden. “Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty” explores the storied traditions, contemporary interpretations, skillful applications, and conceptual rigor of gold as an artistic material, while investigating the multitude of … Read more

Iconic Accessory

By Laura DeSisto There is perhaps no more iconic structure on the South Shore than Minot’s Light, a lighthouse perched on Minot’s Ledge just 1 mile offshore of Scituate and Cohasset.  Originally built in 1849, a new light was installed in the edifice 45 years later, with a 1-4-3 flashing cycle. Not long after that … Read more

Winter Warm Up

21 Ways to keep cozy and entertainedwhen the weather is frightful Written by Moira McCarthy There’s something about winter that is just so … cozy. Thankfully, the South Shore has no shortage of inviting indoor destinations. Whether you feel like sipping a warm drink by a fire, playing a round of golf (for real!), or … Read more

Gift Guide

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Holiday Light Spectacular

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys driving by displays of twinkling holiday lights, you’ll want to mark your calendar for the Marshfield Holiday Light Show. This is the first year that this traveling holiday light show will be setting up on the South Shore and it is the only drive-through holiday light spectacular … Read more

“Cecelia Cicada” Art at The James Library

“Cecelia Cicada” Part of The James Library’s exhibition “In Noticing,” this captivating mixed-media creation was made using gold candy wrappers and oil paints on canvas. Artist Elizabeth Noble, who lives outside Boston and frequently visits family in Plymouth, often incorporates found scraps of paper and other objects into her works. “Cecelia Cicada” is part of … Read more

Look Who’s Talking

Listening to a podcast can be a great way to pass the time during your daily commute (or while you’re folding laundry). Here are three locally produced podcasts that offer great tips for small businesses and provide a platform for local experts to share inspiring stories. By Maria Allen Liz on Biz The Host: Abington … Read more

Fall Fashion Trends

Crisp autumn air has arrived, which means it’s the perfect time to update your wardrobe. Get inspired by these easy-to-wear fall looks from South Shore boutiques. Nic + Zoe — 92 Derby St., Hingham nicandzoe.com Fringe Cuff Sweater, Honeycomb Pant and Calle Suede Mule Nic + Zoe — 92 Derby St., Hingham nicandzoe.com Sealed With … Read more

A Floral Affair

Written by Maria Allen   Photography by Rachel Buckley Weddings There is something magical about hosting an outdoor cocktail party or farm-to-table dinner and being surrounded by nature, whether it be in a beautiful garden, beneath a forest canopy or by the water’s edge. Last October, local event planner Jessica Hennessey of Jessica Hennessy Weddings in … Read more

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