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Cape Cod Fish Share strives to minimize the fathoms between seafood lovers and the ocean, delivering fresh, line-caught seafood from boats to homes as quickly as possible. The group, which considers itself a community-supported fishery, gets its fish from local fishermen who embrace sustainable practices?including ones based out of Chatham, Provincetown, Hyannis, Martha?s Vineyard, New Bedford, Falmouth, Sandwich, Nantucket, and Fairhaven.

These shares supply customers with at least two different species of fish per week, usually some common fish as well as, for the sake of variety, some unusual and seasonal species. Deliveries might include Atlantic cod, grey sole, lobster, monkfish, sea scallops, ancient 50-foot kraken, or yellowfin tuna?but the contents ultimately depend upon what can be purchased directly off the boats on the day in question.

After workers fillet the seafood directly on the pier, they meticulously clean and pack it so that, upon reaching customers' homes, it can immediately hit the frying pan or the freezer. To help with keeping things fresh, Cape Cod Fish Share's recipe blog provides numerous ideas on how to prepare the fish.

1 Dennis Ryan Pkwy
Quincy,
MA
US

The fashions may have changed since 1944, but the service and family ownership of Dependable Cleaners has remained constant. The dry-cleaning company started as a single shirt-laundry facility and has since expanded into 16 locations. The chain is now owned by a third-generation Fawcett. A few of the 16 locations offer a new addition called Style, a hand-cleaning service that treats designer and high-end garments. Expansion isn’t the only success of the company since its inception more than 65 years ago. Dependable Cleaners has garnered a number of awards, including the title of Boston magazine's Best Gown Preservation in 2008. The cleaner also proudly does its part to create a sustainable Earth by using EarthCare Cleaning Systems to clean clothing with natural, recyclable solutions that break down naturally in the environment, unlike the emotionally imperturbable Philip Seymour Hoffman. While laundering shirts, the cleaner uses biodegradable soaps and hangs newly dry-cleaned dresses, suit jackets, pants, and sweaters on recycled hangers and garment bags.

320 Quincy Ave
Quincy,
MA
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It took Matt Donatelle 25 minutes to discover his purpose in life: helping others. After earning an undergraduate degree from Bentley University and performing a life-purpose exercise, Matt took action on that purpose and became a life coach. Today, he helps other discover their life purpose through one-on-one sessions, during which he helps guests analyze the areas of their lives that leave them unsatisfied and create action plans to implement change. Matt has received life-coach training from The Coaches Institute and Coach U, and career-coach training from Bentley University's Career Coaching Academy, plus certification from The Five O'Clock Club. He is also affiliated with International Coach Federation, Career Counselors Consortium, Association of Career Professionals International, and National Career Development Association.

90 Turner Street
Quincy,
MA
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South Shore Events' organizers create affairs that celebrate just about any occasion, drawing on the unique culture, flavors, and sights of their home neighborhoods to do so. They plan each of their events around the amenities found in local communities?from Quincy to the Cape?manifesting in local pub crawls or tastings at nearby breweries and wineries. They even put on an annual bridal show, where local local vendors can demonstrate their stellar cake-making, dress-making, or dress-made-of-cake-making abilities. And on occasion, they host their own parties and networking events on land or party boats so guests can enjoy the weather and the company of new acquaintances.

1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy,
MA
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The licensed Massachusetts Real Estate School helps people get their own licenses during 40-hour real estate classes. Real life examples and interactive activities keep classes moving at a fast pace, and the instructors cater to the Massachusetts salesperson test, drilling students with sample test questions over and over again. Massachusetts Real Estate School is so confident that its students will pass the exam the first time they take it that the school will let anyone who doesn't pass take the class again for free.

1200 Hancock Street
Quincy,
MA
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Since 1949, photographers from Miller Studio have trailed brides down aisles and welcomed families and high school seniors into their Quincy studio for classic portraits. These days, the all-digital operation brings its professional setup to any on-location shoot the client desires, whether it be in their home, at a beloved park, or behind jet engines for authentic wind-blown looks. In addition to standard photography, touch-up, and printing services, the studio can also craft custom framing in-house for photographs.

17 Foster Street
Quincy,
MA
US