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Issue No. 002  |  August 22, 2013  |  New Bedford, Massachusetts

City of New Bedford

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New Bedford Featured This Week on NESN and Spike TV

Bar RescueNew Bedford, Massachusetts – Two major television networks are scheduled to air shows this week featuring New Bedford, Massachusetts. The City will be highlighted in an episode of two television series airing on New England Sports Network (NESN) and Spike TV. NESN is viewed in all six New England states and is available nationally through satellite providers. Spike TV is seen in over 99 million homes nationwide. Mayor Jon Mitchell said, “It is great for New Bedford to get this type of national attention. The City has a lot to offer as a destination, and this coverage helps get the word out.”  Read More (PDF)


Ashley ParkCity Celebrates Completion of the Ashley Park Splash Pad Project

New Bedford, Massachusetts – On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:30 a.m., Mayor Jon Mitchell joined with staff from the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD), Parks, Recreation & Beaches, and the Department of Public Infrastructure (DPI) to celebrate the completion of a new interactive water play feature at Ashley Park in the South End of New Bedford.  Read More (PDF)


True BounceTrueBounce’s First Annual 3-on-3 Summer Basketball Classic is a Success

New Bedford, Massachusetts – The City played host to the first annual Greater New Bedford 3-on-3 Summer Basketball Classic on Saturday, August 10, 2013. Several hundred on-lookers lined Pleasant Street in Downtown New Bedford to cheer on the sixteen teams that competed within the tournament’s five age divisions. The basketball tournament was a great opportunity to bring together adults, high schoolers and grade school children within the City. Read More (PDF)


Stained Glass SealStained Glass Seal

New Bedford, Massachusetts – On, Tuesday, August 13, 2013 City Council confirmed Mayor Jon Mitchell’s appointment of Maria Pina-Rocha as the new Director of Management Information Systems for the City of New Bedford. Read More (PDF)


Weekend Happenings

What's Happpening in New BedfordSummer Sound Concert – Jammin’: A Tribute To Bob Marley
Friday, August 23th, 6pm
State Pier

Bullard St. Neighborhood Association Free Family Fun Day
Saturday, August 24th
Riverside Park

Orchard Street Open Studios
Saturday, September 7th – Sunday, September 8th
Orchard Street Art Studios


NB Business Buzz: Crush Fine Wine


CrushIf you are exploring the historic district in downtown New Bedford, be sure to visit Crush Fine Wine located at 801 Purchase Street. Crush is a boutique wine shop featuring specialty wines and craft beers from around the world.

Crush Fine Wine is a relatively new business in the New Bedford area. It was opened up by Yogesh Labhsetwar less than one year ago in December of 2012.

Since its opening, Crush has become a great addition to the downtown business district. It offers wonderful services to customers including weekly complimentary tastings, as well as private and corporate tastings. Kristian Vasilev, Crush’s resident Sommelier is also available to provide personalized services such as food pairing suggestions, wine consulting, and cellar management tips.

Crush is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sunday from 12pm to 4pm.


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