if you're moving home after graduating from college, here are 10 reasons why moving back home to the Southcoast will be OK.


  • 1

    The Starbucks in Dartmouth

    It even has a drive-thru!

    TSM / Kasey Silvia
  • 2

    New Bars

    If you are a beer lover...let's introduce you to Moby Dick and Greasy Luck.  Just a couple of the new spots you'll see downtown in New Bedford.

    Greasy Luck Facebook
  • 3

    You can now get alcohol at BJ’s and Cumby’s

    Good thing you're 21 now!

  • 4

    Buzzard’s Bay Brewery

    Yeah...they're a pretty big deal, now.  It's a chill place to hang out and enjoy music on the weekends.

  • 5

    Nantucket Ferry from New Bedford

    We've always had a ferry to the Vineyard, but now Seastreak has added service to Nantucket.  Explore a new island!

    Tom Turner - SeaTeamImages/AirTeamImages, flickr
  • 6

    Southcoast Has Celebrity Chefs

    There's been a restaurant renaissance here in New Bedford.  Suddenly, every restaurant has celebrity executive chefs.

    Chef Joe Rego / Facebook
  • 7

    The Cask and Pig

    Trio is not an empty restaurant building anymore.  Cask and Pig is one of the hottest spots on the Southcoast...IF you can land a parking spot.

    Cask & Pig Sign
  • 8

    Got Chew

    Imagine a world where you don't have to get off the couch to enjoy food from your favorite Southcoast restaurant.  Big city perks have come to the Southcoast with the Got Chew app.

    Got Chew Facebook page
  • 9

    Wasabi is out!

    Good thing you’re over 21 now, because Wasabi is closed.  Replaced by New East Restaurant.

  • 10

    Braga Bridge construction is FINALLY done.

    No seriously...it is!  Let's not talk about Faunce Corner road, though!

    K. Garcia Productions