The Art of Afternoon Tea

Written by Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Kate Rogan When strolling down Court Street in Plymouth, visitors now come upon a sight they’ve probably never encountered in America’s Hometown before: a gleaming red replica of a traditional British telephone booth. This seemingly out-of-place “phone box” fits right in on the sidewalk outside Shelly’s Tea Rooms, … Read more

Local Author Spotlight: Kevin V. Symmons Reveals How Writing Became His “Second Act”

Have you always enjoyed writing? Yes. I wrote my first “short story” when I was 11! But like many I took the road more traveled and got a BS and MBA then worked in industry for many years. What inspired you to start writing novels?  I had the good fortune to leave my business at … Read more

House of Hamill in Concert

Celtic-Inspired, exciting, eclectic, and unpredictable. House of Hamill’s music occupies a space between sophisticated indie/pop and traditional Irish music. Pennsylvania-based House of Hamill is a fixture on festival stages across the US and have shared their music and stories on the country’s premier folk stages. Their version of “Pound a Week Rise” rose to #1 … Read more

Taste of the Town

The Plymouth Public Library Presents Taste of the Town fundraiser. We are a 501C3 and funds raised provide our patrons with free cultural and enrichment programs, the latest technology, lawn and garden maintenance and support the Library’s Literacy Program. The Success of this event is due to the generosity of our restaurant and beverage partners, … Read more

Plymouth Public Library’s 3rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festiva

Enjoy a full day of music, food, and the opportunity to view and purchase artwork over 70 regional artisans. Festival admission is free. Kids activities include face painting, henna tattoos and lawn games from the Library’s “Library of Things” collection. Enjoy music by Ric Allendorf and Paul Horton plus scrumptious offerings from Lady C&J Café, Angelo’s Famous … Read more

Honey Baby – Recipes With Local Cranberries

The Runaway Train Cocktail

New to the Plymouth dining scene, Honey Baby is an upscale, modern cocktail lounge that offers a relaxed “must chill” atmosphere and a creative menu of craft cocktails and off-the-charts bites. “We’re going to take care of you, make you comfortable and do our best to put a smile on your face while you relax … Read more

The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest

Pie Baking 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

2021 Empowering Women In Business: Kate Richard

Kate Richards SSHLS Empowering Woman

Kate Richard Co-founder and Team Leader at Ben and Kate Real Estate 617-877-7621; Benandkaterealestate.com In today’s fast-paced real estate market, it is essential for homebuyers and sellers to work with a realtor they can trust. Kate Richard, co-founder and team leader at Ben and Kate Real Estate, makes a point to get to know each … Read more

Modern Macrame and More

Plymouth artist Jaimee Cooke creates sustainable products inspired by nature. Story and Photography by Kate Rogan Jaimee Cooke is what you would call a local “maker.”  An elementary school art teacher who holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design and a master’s degree in studio art education, she fills her free time by … Read more

Panoramic Perfection

Dreamy ocean views inspire the design of a custom home at The Pinehills. By Maria Allen Photography by Dan Cutrona Gazing through the floor-to-ceiling windows at Anne and Gordon O’Donnell’s custom home, it’s hard not to hold your breath for a moment as you take in the spectacular scenery. Situated atop one of the highest … Read more

Hydrangea How-To

One of the showiest and ubiquitous of summertime blooms, hydrangeas are a popular choice for South Shore residents looking to add a pop of color to their yard. Here are a few tips from local master gardeners for keeping hydrangeas happy and cultivating bountiful blooms.   Consider Color “Hydrangeas have the widest range of colors … Read more

Nectar Collective

A Plymouth native opens a clothing boutique focused on empowering women. Photos and story by Kate Rogan Maryann McClellan Nectar Collective 170 Water St, Plymouth Village Landing Marketplace 508-591-7664 shopnectarco.com @shopnectarco Situated in Plymouth’s bustling Village Landing Marketplace, Nectar Collective is a women’s clothing and accessories boutique with a strong sense of community. Every Monday, … Read more