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Drift Knitwear

Drift Knitwear opened over Labor Day weekend on the 4th floor, bringing quality knitwear and crocheted items into the mix of independently owned shops at Mill No. 5. Owner Darcy Babers began her business in 2016, selling knitted and crocheted items at Boston’s South End

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Bazaar is back

A Little Bazaar (ALB), began in 2013 when Mill No. 5 was virtually undeveloped and less than a handful of shops were open. Amelia Tucker, current Creative Director of Mill No. 5, came to the soft opening of Vinyl Destination and began a conversation with

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The Luna Theater Returns

The Luna Theater has reopened its doors, kicking off with community staple, Weirdo Wednesdays, a sci-fi weekly screening for fans of the genre. It has been over a year since the theater has welcomed guests, and since its temporary closure due to Covid 19, many

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Artists at Coffee and Cotton

Robin Monro Hackett is the featured artist in Coffee and Cotton until September 12. Her exhibit “Plant Girl Gone Good” features brightly colored encaustic paintings of plants. “This series is a delicate balance between the formal and conceptual void – playing with the background and

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Lowell Book Company

Lowell’s newest local independent bookstore is opening at Mill No. 5 in September and owner Kristen McDonie has been busy painting her new space and choosing what books will make it into the shop. Owning a bookstore has been a path of personal growth for

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Hive & Forge

You may notice a location change for the Hive & Forge shop on the 4th floor of Mill No. 5. For co-founder and operations manager Jennifer Simone, it is like a homecoming of sorts as this was the location of her previous Mill No. 5

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Guerrilla Girls

Curation 250 is welcoming a new exhibit created by the Guerrilla Girls from August 7 to September 26 entitled “The Art of Protest”. The Guerrilla Girls is an anonymous group of feminist female artists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the art world since

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Expanded Hours

Coffee and Cotton will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am until 4pm starting August 4th! The Grilled Cheese of the Month for August is Roasted Onion & Gruyere.

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Record geeks unite!

Since May, Vinyl Destination has been on a tear, buying records of all genres, and their selection is full of great LPs. Would you believe they have the entire LP collection from Mary Travers of Peter, Paul & Mary? There’s also a collection of gorgeously-kept

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Join SUTRA for SPA Yoga every Wednesday & Thursday night. SPA Yoga classes are a slow, floor-based yoga flow that feature extra hands-on assists, a calming candle-lit atmosphere, delightful scents and beautiful music. Take the opportunity to reconnect to yourself, be prepared to feel like

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Happy Birthday Pop Cultured!

The shop turns two this month and on August 14 &15 they will be celebrating with an art themed event featuring giant sized, larger than life classic toys created by local artists. Customers will be able to create their own figures while supplies last. Stay

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Back to School Mini Sessions

Celebrate your child’s back to school journey and the milestone of their next grade by booking Back to School Mini Sessions with Pizzuti Photography. Sessions will take place on Sunday, September 19 and spaces are limited. Sign up online.

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