The weather feels like mid-summer and we’ve all flung open our windows, doors, and arms, welcoming family and friends to long-awaited visits and gatherings. This time of year always feels celebratory in Hingham and the energy is even more festive than usual. Our picturesque, active waterfront, charming Downtown and definition-of-Americana Fourth of July festivities offer so many options for entertaining or just enjoying an ideal summer day.
Shop, dine and explore downtown Hingham this Thursday evening. The Hingham Downtown Association is excited to bring back the Third Thursday Stroll. Participating stores from Hingham Center to downtown will stay open until 7:00PM. Jazz music from DJ Cubey will be playing in the square and walking historical tours of downtown will be offered through the Heritage Museum.
The popcorn popper and soda machine are ready to go, the projectors have been re-booted, the American flag is out, the posters are up, and the message on the theater marquee has been updated -- all in preparation for the long-anticipated reopening of the Loring Hall Theatre Friday, May 28.
The last year-and-a-half has been a roller coaster on many levels for everyone, to say the least. The good news is with the grand entrance of a beautiful spring, we are moving into better, more stable times and it’s reflected in the positive vibe and bustle in downtown Hingham. Read more
Instead of emphasizing what won’t be happening —- for obvious reasons -- there is a bright side for everyone to know about and something for all to enjoy in Downtown this season.
We often feel we’re overindulging or unproductive by stepping away from the to-dos packed into our calendars for an hour of exercise, a refreshing or rejuvenating skin treatment or whatever might please us. It’s time to put the necessity of pleasure on our must-do lists.
The opening of Salty Days Fish Co. will fulfill a longtime dream for Hingham resident Steve Flynn -- who is partnering with his wife, Amy, and two of their best friends to bring a neighborhood retail fish market to the downtown area.
With an online community forum on Wednesday, the town kicked off a public process of evaluating spaces and resources downtown and near the harbor in the hopes of making those areas both more vibrant and more environmentally sustainable.
A familiar store will reopen in downtown Hingham under new ownership after being forced to close due to the pandemic. “We want Chel Bella to feel like a place for all our clients to come home to, especially after life has changed so much over the past few months,” said new owner Lisa Lennon.
It isn’t an overstatement to call the Loring Hall Cinema a prized fixture in downtown Hingham. Established as a meeting hall in 1852 and owned by the Scott family since 1964, the Loring catches the eye of everyone who is new to town simply for its charm. Read full story on the Hingham Anchor here.