The season, the scent, the light, the texture, the color, the invitation, the music -- even the wind --intermingled, all set the mood for memorable moments. Be it an intimate gathering of friends, a wedding, a festive night in the backyard or a relaxed evening snuggled up in a warm blanket on the couch, special touches are what make a guest feel extra welcome, spark a conversation, amp up a party or set a [...]
Celebrate High Summer and Hit the Streets for the Annual Downtown Hingham Sidewalk Sales and Live Music by Take Out
We’re heading into the peak of summer when the tomatoes are deliriously good and corn on the cob is in its defining moment. The end-of-July summer sidewalk sales in downtown Hingham, a long-standing tradition, also mark this time of year.
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.