New Bedford, in my opinion, is a cornucopia of food, entertainment and culture. Locals know what's good and what to avoid. Me, on the other hand, I'm still learning the area and all that it offers.

From the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament and all of its Madeira wine glory to the late nights (and perhaps regrets) at Bar 908, if you grew up in the city of New Bedford, and you're over 21, then chances are you've experienced at least one of these staples, if not both. I've spent only a few years in the city, but have lived all over: Collette Street in the North End, Padanaram Ave in the South End and now, I'm sitting comfy over in the West End of New Bedford. No matter where I end up, I'm still experiencing new things and extending my knowledge of the city

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Have you ever heard of the game "Never Have I Ever?" It's an entertaining game where the amount of fingers you put down or keep up amount to your overall score. For example, I say: "Never have I ever... had Portuguese food." If you have had Portuguese food, you would drop a finger. Once you run out of fingers, you're out of the game, but the goal here is to see how far you can get before running out of fingers.

The point of this particular game of "Never Have I Ever" is that the quicker you lose, the more "New Bedford" you truly are. Make sense?

New Bedford's Version of "Never Have I Ever..."

New Bedford and SouthCoast people, it's time to play the game where you start with 10 fingers, then continue to put them down one by one for each item you have done as you read through these 25 "Never Have I Evers." There's no way you'll make it through them all without running out of fingers. Hands up!

30 SouthCoast Things Every Local Should Do at Least Once

Whether you are new to the area or have been living here your entire life, there are lots of local things that can only be experienced on the SouthCoast – and hopefully you've tried them all at least once.

Tour the SouthCoast's Best Attractions, Food and More From A to Z

From decadent donuts to fields of u-pick flowers, there is so much to delight in here on the SouthCoast. Take a tour of some of the area's top spots, and don't forget to sample some signature foods along the way!