My life changed for the better on September 27, 2018. I was a senior in college, traveling on the East Coast for a journalism conference when I stumbled across a Shake Shack location in downtown Baltimore. Growing up on the West Coast, I had never been within even a few hours of a Shake Shack, let alone right in front of one, so I knew I had to go in.

I ordered the works and what would come to be my regular: a SmokeShack burger, fries and a strawberry shake. When I say my life was changed with that first bite, I mean it.

Fast forward a few years and I'm now living and working on the SouthCoast, and while there are a few Shake Shack locations in Boston and Providence that are within driving distance, it would be SO nice to have a location right here on the SouthCoast. I mean, who wants to hop in the car after a long day at work and drive 40 minutes to an hour and a half for food? It would be so nice to swing by a Shake Shack in New Bedford, Dartmouth or even Fall River and bring home delicious food for the family. Or on a nice day, you could even grab a burger and a shake and go sit by the water at Fort Phoenix or Ned's Point?

While a Shake Shack location on the SouthCoast may be a little rough on my wallet because I'd go there way too much, I'm willing to make that sacrifice to enjoy my favorite burger joint.

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