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Community listings are open to small businesses, like shops, restaurants–and cultural attractions like museums, galleries, and historic attractions located in downtown New Bedford.

3rd EyE Youth Empowerment
A hip hop based youth development organization that engages young leaders to positively transform their community through skill-based mentoring, organizing and the arts.
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Acushnet Creamery at Pier 3
Serving homemade ice cream, hotdogs, and quahogs.
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Alison Wells Fine Art Gallery
Showcasing the original artwork of contemporary Trinidadian Artist, Alison Wells and select guest artists throughout the year.
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Arthur Moniz Gallery
Largest collection of whaling paintings and prints by internationally noted artist, Arthur Moniz.
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Awakenings Massage & Spa
Massages, body treatments, facials, and waxing.
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Back Door Burgers & More
A "no frills" restaurant on Homer's Wharf (featuring views of the working waterfront) serving classic fast-food takeout staples: fried chicken sandwiches, burgers and fries.
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Bare Style Bar
Haircuts, lived in color, blow outs and more.
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be jeweled
Modern jewelry boutique with an eclectic mix of styles, designer pieces from Alexis Bittar, Anna Beck, Mantraband and more.
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Beauty Union
Private boutique-style services specializing in the art of beauty.
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Bedford Merchant Gift Shop
Unique gifts since 1979, apparel and accessories, home and garden décor, Yankee Candles.
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BesTeas
Serving up boba, tea, organic coffee, espresso as well as a variety of sweet and savory treats.
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Black Whale
Fresh seafood and raw bar directly from boat to plate, deck dining.
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Boutique Fitness
Private and small group fitness training designed to help you reach your fitness goals once and for all.
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Brick
Authentic Neapolitan brick-oven sourdough pizza in 90 seconds plus salads, calzoni, beer and wine, outdoor seating.
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Bristol Community College
Southeastern Massachusetts’ leading resource for education and workforce development.
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Buzzards Bay Coalition
A free environmental exploration center that includes “Habitat,” an outdoor sculptural eelgrass meadow and public plaza.
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Cafe Arpeggio
Sandwiches, homemade soups and ice cream.
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Café Italia
A family-owned restaurant serving made-to-order, authentic Italian dishes.
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Cali-Ritos Burrito Grill
Tacos, nachos, burritos, bowls and salads made with fresh ingredients at affordable prices.
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Calico
An on-trend women’s boutique stocking clothing, shoes, and accessories from Free People, BB Dakota, MINKPINK, and more.
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Carmine’s
House-made pasta, charcuterie, seafood and steak.
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Carter’s Clothing & Footwear
Selling work and casual clothes and active footwear since 1947.
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Celia’s Boutique
Women’s attire for business and special occasions, shoes, handbags, designer lines.
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City Hall
Originally built in 1857 as the library, it was reconstructed between 1906-1912. It is home to one of the oldest continually operating public elevators in the United States.
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Co-Creative Center
Collaborative gallery, pop-up performance space, learning center, and makerspace.
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Cojo’s Toy World
Vintage toy store that buys and sells toys from your childhood.
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Cork Wine & Tapas
Farm-to-Fork menu sized for sharing, wine and liquor flights, seasonal outdoor dining.
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Cottage Antiques
A well-curated antique shop specializing in local ephemera, costume jewelry, and mid-century collectibles.
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Cultivator Shoals
Craft cocktails, charcuterie, and cozy conversation.
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Cuttyhunk Ferry Company
Daily trips to scenic and historic Cuttyhunk Island, Friday evening sunset cruises, seasonal seal cruises.
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Delicias De Anita Restaurant
Serving up authentic Mexican, Salvadorian and Guatemalan food.
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Destination Soups
Scratch-made soups, gourmet grilled cheese, seasonal sides, outdoor dining.
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DNB Burgers
From-scratch dining experience, locally grown ingredients, house-made cheese, pickles and sauces, the original NB poutine.
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Dream Out Loud Center
The mission of DOLC is to advance the personal and career goals of South Coast residents through innovation, education and mentoring.
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Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott
Located on New Bedford’s historic working waterfront, and walking distance to all downtown attractions and restaurants. Suites and harbor view rooms. Full service conference and event center.
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Found Treasures Home Decor

98 Spring Street  (508) 292-4322

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Freestone’s City Grill
Home of the Syrian Nacho and award-winning fish chowder, plus creative salads, hand-cut steaks and signature cocktails.
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Gallery X
Contemporary, cooperative art gallery of visual, performing and literary art.
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Good Yoga
A yoga studio that has fun, affordable, and genuinely smart classes.
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Greasy Luck
In-house brews, gastro-pub menu, and The Vault music venue.
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Green Bean
Locally roasted coffee, organic teas, fresh juices, smoothies, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, vegan friendly.
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Hair Goals
Hair & Beauty Supplies
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Hewn
New and second-hand non-gendered clothing & accessories.
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Indigo Spa Company
A day spa offering all of your wellness and beauty needs.
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Izzy’s
Authentic Cape Verdean cuisine.
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LOVEmoda
Owned and operated by a local artist, Sarah G. Kocur, who designs unique, hand-made clutches and cross bodies.
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Maré Studios & Gallery
Award winning portrait photography, specializing in high school seniors and families.
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Mass Escape

13 N 6th St, New Bedford, MA 02740 (774) 425-3295 www.massescaperoom.com

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Merrill’s on the Waterfront
A unique harbor-front restaurant offering fresh, local seafood and contemporary New England cuisine.
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Miguel’s
Old-school Portuguese comfort food, breakfast and lunch.
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Minerva’s Pizza
Pizza, grinders, salads and calzones for over 30 years.
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Ming Sushi
All-you-can-eat sushi and appetizers, bento box specials, hot pot, hibachi.
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Moby Dick Brewery
Freshly brewed ales and lagers paired with distinctive pub fare.
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Moby Dick Gift Shop
All-nautical gifts and souvenirs from the Whaling City.
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Moby Dick Marina
Small, quiet marina located on the Acushnet River. Slips available for visitors daily, weekly, or monthly.
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Nathan And Mary (Polly) Johnson House
An Underground Railroad site, a National Historic Landmark, first free home to Frederick Douglass and his wife, Anna when they fled north from slavery in 1838.
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New Bedford Art Museum / Artworks!
Changing exhibitions of contemporary and traditional art from across the region and around the world.
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New Bedford Barber Co.
A new age barber shop with that old school feel and attitude.
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New Bedford Festival Theatre
Award-winning musical theatre in Southeastern, MA for over two decades.
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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Dedicated to telling the story of the nation’s #1 fishing port; past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, demonstrations, performances, group tours, and more.
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New Bedford Free Public Library
Home of the famed Whaleman’s Statue and one of the best permanent art collections in Southeastern Mass.
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New Bedford Harbor Hotel
Contemporary downtown accommodations in the center of New Bedford, MA.
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New Bedford Luxury Exchange
Curated consignment of luxury goods.
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New Bedford Performing Arts Center
A dance school that works to instill a genuine love of dance, while inspiring self-confidence, discipline, and respect of the performing arts.
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New Bedford Pottery Works
A ceramic line made in and dedicated to the historic city of New Bedford.
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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
A professional symphonic orchestra that performs with internationally renowned guest artists.
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New Bedford Tattoo Company
The area’s finest body art establishment.
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New Bedford Whaling Museum
20 galleries of maritime art and science exhibits, five whale skeletons, the world’s largest ship model, and 750,000 curated items including scrimshaw, whaling logbooks and journals.
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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Housed in an 1853 former bank building, the Visitor Center features free activities including an introductory movie, the Corson Maritime Learning Center, and seasonal daily walking tours.
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New Bedford YMCA
A place where the community gathers for wellness programming, swimming and recreational offerings since 1867.
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No Problemo
Fresh, healthy Mexican style food, signature sangrias.
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Orchard Street Manor
Three-story Georgian Revival built in 1845 for a whaling captain, now a bed & breakfast.
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Painting At Splash
Step-by-step instructions to create your very own masterpiece painting in an entertaining, relaxing, and fun atmosphere.
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Paradise McFee Studio
Art studio & gallery.
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People’s Pressed
South Coast Massachusetts’ first cold-pressed juice company.
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Pink Flamingo Vintage
Selling a wide variety of items from many different places and time periods including furniture, glassware, art and much more.
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Play Arcade
Play is an old school 80’s style Arcade offering a full service bar with craft made drinks and food. Vegan options available. Roof top deck!
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Pope’s Island Marina
A full service marina In the middle of New Bedford harbor.
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Pour Farm Tavern and Grille
Craft beer tavern, the best pulled pork, brisket and ribs in the city.
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Purchase St Records
Vinyl, CD, cassettes, clothing and collectibles.
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Quahog Republic Whalers Tavern
Classic New England tavern fare, lobster rolls, raw bar, fish & chips, hand crafted cocktails, rum flights.
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Rose Alley Ale House
Craft brews, earth’s best wings, specialty sandwiches, seasonal outdoor dining.
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Rose House Salon
Hair and nail services for men, women and children.
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Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
This Greek Revival whaling mansion is the best example of the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in “MobyDick”, experience period rooms and a full city block of gardens.
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Salt & Sole
A gift shop featuring unique coastal inspired decor, hand-dipped candles and apparel.
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Sanctum Folklorica
A traditional witch shop and apothecary offering psychic readings, jewelry, witchwares, candles, crystals, herbs, and more.
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Sangha New Bedford
A friendly, inclusive and accessible Healing Arts community where you can be yourself and enjoy the life you love.
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Seamen’s Bethel
Built in 1830, the setting for the famous chapter in Moby-Dick in which Father Mapple preaches his sermon on Jonah and the Whale.
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Seaport Inn Marina
Deep-water marinas available offering slips by the day, week, month or for the season.
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Seastreak
High speed ferry to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard. Dockside VIP parking, valet, or free shuttle from the Whales Tooth parking lot.
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Serlingpa Meditation Center
Weekly drop-in meditation classes.
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Shimmer
A curated collection of the best in clean beauty. Shop non-toxic, cruelty-free, and eco-friendly brands in beauty, wellness, and home care.
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Solstice Skateboarding
Dedicated to skateboarding.
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Soph’s Botanicals
Locally owned plant shop selling indoor house plants, macrame and more.
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Spicy Lime Thai Cuisine
Authentic Thai food, local beer and wine.
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Subtext Bookshop
Book shop and framing shop in one location.
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The Baker
Artisan pastry, bread, sandwiches, and coffee.
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The Barre New Bedford
The Barre classes utilizes movements that are inspired by ballet, yoga, and Pilates, set to fun and motivating music.
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The Beehive
Hair and beauty salon, featuring Kevin Murphy haircare products.
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The Communal Space
A multi-cultural, multi-purpose gathering space, multi-media studio, retail pop-up and modern art gallery.
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The Drawing Room
A carefully curated art/design shop featuring handcrafted, original products by New England artisans and Farrow & Ball paint.
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The Kard Shop
A local card shop providing the latest selection of sports and non-sports cards plus live breaks.
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The Landing Gift Shop
Gift shop, screen-printer and commercial fishing supply store, New Bedford apparel, local hand-crafted items.
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The Mad Lila
An eclectic vintage and preloved clothing shop stocking men’s and women’s fashions.
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The Whale’s Tail Clam Bar
A classic New England style clam shack, located on Pier 3, and serving up fresh, locally caught seafood in a casual, beachy environment.
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Tia Maria’s European Cafe
Portuguese cuisine, pastries, homemade desserts, full breakfast, organic coffee, espresso.
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TL6 the Gallery
Custom affordable art and unique gifts by over 20 local artists, including pottery, glass, clothing, photos, paintings, cards, custom jewelry and more.
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U7: Sneaker Consignment Boutique
Buy, sell, trade, consign. Specializing in the most coveted kicks.
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University Art Gallery at the Star Store
Changing exhibitions of national and international art.
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Whaling City Diner
Greasy spoon brunch fare, daily specials.
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Woof! Woof! Pet Boutique & Biscuit Bar
Pet boutique, biscuit bar & dog bakery.
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Your Father’s Mustache
Old-school barber shop.
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Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Historic 1,200 seat premier venue for music, theater and dance.
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