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.
Snug owners Ed Brown and Ellen Nally Brown are excited that they will now be able to offer outdoor dining on the tunnel cap behind the Irish pub in downtown Hingham, possibly as soon as the Fourth of July weekend.
The lights are on and the doors are open in downtown Hingham after what seemed like an eternity for shop owners, service providers and all the other businesses, as well as the entire community.
The Hingham community and beyond is looking forward to the reopening of long-closed local restaurants, especially with the arrival of summer. While only temporary new or expanded outdoor seating is possible in the current phase of Gov. Charlie Baker's restaurant reopening plan, there couldn't be a better time of year or more beautiful weather for restaurant owners who wish to take that step.