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Public Pianos Coming To New Bedford? [POLL]

The New Bedford City Council is taking up an interesting motion at tonight's 7pm meeting. Ward Five Councilor Jane Gonsalves is proposing the city install public pianos throughout the area.

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RelaxingMusic, Flickr
RelaxingMusic, Flickr

Insomnia Is Normal, Consolidated Sleep Is Not

I had seen a link recently posted on Facebook about bi-modal sleep, which is the art of sleeping in two shifts. Apparently, until about 150 years ago, humans did not sleep in one eight hour block.

According to University of Virginia professor, Roger Ekirch, people slept twice per night

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Photodisc

Bad Service Becoming More Prevalent in Local Restuarants

If you are in a service based industry wouldn't you make sure you have great service?  I am baffled every time I head out to a restaurant to enjoy a meal and end up with less than stellar service.

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TSM

Jillian Zucco Crowned Miss New Bedford

The new Miss New Bedford was with us this morning,  her name is Jillian Zucco. She is from Mattapoisett and is a nursing student at UMass Dartmouth.

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Cranberry Harvest Festival
Cranberry Harvest Festival

Top Rated New England Cranberry Festival Coming This Weekend

Roll out the red carpet of cranberries for the 10th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration, tagged as one of the top ten New England events by Yankee Magazine.

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Shining Sea Bikeway a Fun Family Ride

Bike riding is a great way to stay in shape and spend some great family time together.  I noticed this as we loaded up the bikes and headed to North Falmouth to check out the Shining Sea Bikeway.  

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Plimoth Plantation
Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Plantation Open During Government Shutdown

 

We took a call from the folks over at Plimoth Plantation, they reminded us that they are open during the government shutdown.  

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Avondale Pattillo UMC,flickr
Avondale Pattillo UMC,flickr

Local Blessing of Animals and Pets

Last weekend, the traditional Blessing of the Fleet attracted a large crowd to the Working Waterfront Festival.

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Where is the Best New Bedford and Fall River Area Bakery? [POLL]

Growing up, we all can remember the local neighborhood mom & pop bakery. Not that long ago, bakeries were a signature of neighborhood homemade donuts and pies.

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roolrool, flickr

Portuguese Goulash Recipe This Week’s Winner

This recipe came courtesy of Mary Neves:

"This recipe was created by my brother years ago. We grew up eating Portuguese and American cuisine so he infused the ingredients and created a delicious and healthy meal which we especially enjoy during the winter." -Mary

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