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Among the staff and volunteers at the New Bedford Whaling National Park, the favorite historic quotation, written on the wall of the visitors center, is not from Herman Melville, but from a gentleman in Rochester, N.Y...Rowley wrote to the New
Local marine artist Arthur Moniz on Friday unveiled a newly created painting to commemorate this summer's homecoming voyage of the whaleship Charles W...The exquisitely detailed painting won long applause from the 60 persons attending an
SouthCoastToday.com Brett Sylvia opens the heavy freight elevator door that leads to the block-long third floor of an old Cliftex mill building in the South End. In a corner of that vast space there's a door leading to a large studio he shares with a
It's not every day that you get to high-five one of America's Founding Fathers. But that's exactly what 7-year-old Cody Blais did Monday at the Whaling Museum when confronted with Tom Flynn, who was dressed as the country's first president. "Hello,
While the city celebrates its maritime history, it is giving short shrift to its second golden age, that of the textile mills that once were a wonder of the world...Heath, a city native who is now the director of the historic preservation program at
The film is about a Northern family that travels to Birmingham, Ala., during the summer of 1963 and experiences discrimination up close and personal. The family grows closer, overcomes fear and develops courage to stand up for what is right. "The
The president and CEO of Mystic Seaport Museum told Greater New Bedford Chamber of Commerce today that the return visit of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan to New Bedford will be a historic milestone for both the ship and the city where she was built.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is holding its 18th annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon. Pope Francis has made another one of his cold calls to wish a group of nuns in a Spanish convent Happy New Year...Wojciech Kilar, a symphonic composer who gained fame
SouthCoast residents can say goodbye to 2013 in fine fashion tonight with a full slate of fun activities culminating in waterfront fireworks. But those who are heading out and about should heed two words: Bundle up. While the week opened on a
Houses a collection of thousands of artifacts with exhibits featuring the Revolutionary through Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) wars. Exhibits are a personal tribute to our courageous veterans and service members.