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What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Bears—The Patriots welcome the Bears to Gillette Stadium…

Rhode Island College Football Weekend Preview—Nationally Ranked Bryant returns home, Family weekend at…

$2 Million Donation Presented to The Wheeler School—Wheeler School presented with $2 million donation.

The Scoop: Elorza Requests Investigation Into Possible Ballot Tampering, Fung Tours Brutopia—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

RI Department of Health Releases Ebola Update—The Rhode Island Department of Health has releases…

Obama Reschedules Rhode Island Visit—Barack Obama has rescheduled his visit to Rhode…

NEW: Cianci Responds to Mail Ballot Tampering Accusations—Independent candidate for Mayor Vincent Cianci has released…

Rome Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Crab Meat—Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary…

Herb Weiss: Mistaken Identity Can Be Hazardous to Your Business—Eastside customers of The Camera Werks, a long-time…

10 Dishes That Show Providence’s Love of Bacon—Early man would be nothing without the invention…

 
 
 

RI’s Best Yoga Studios

Reach for new Zen this year: go yoga. Photo: Lululemon.

Ready to make your new year healthier and more sane? There's no better place to do that than in the yoga studio. Here are 6...

College Admissions: 5 Hottest Majors for 2012

With a stagnant economy and college costs on the rise, it’s hard to know what direction students should take to ensure job security...

Happy New Year!

Three... two... one... Happy New Year!...

Meteor Showers + More Predictions for 2012

What does the sky hold for Rhode Island in 2012?

It seems like my meteor reports for 2011 read more like meteorological summaries. The weather was absolutely horrible. Not only did it spoil most of the...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Worst Manners Awards of 2011

Too many girlies for this man: Arnold Schwarzenegger. Photo: Bob Doran.

Manners matter even more when you're famous. Politicians and actors are role models for good as well as bad behavior. However, they're not...

NEW: Top 10 National Marijuana Stories—Rhode Island’s Got One

Dude. One of the biggest stoner stories of the year in America came straight out of Rhode Island, according to a national organization that's...

12 to Watch in 2012: Libby Slader

Making a splash inside and out: interior designer Libby Slader.

Anyone who has dined in downtown Providence lately may have noted an assured, sophisticated look in several local restaurants. It's in these places that...

12 to Watch in 2012: Achievement First

Defining Rhode Island's education battle in 2012: Achievement First.

Depending on which side you’re talking to, the Achievement First Mayoral Academy will either save public education in Rhode Island or ruin traditional...

Which of the 19 Smartest People in the World Is From RI?

Come on, try and guess. When Business Insider named "The 19 Smartest People The World Has Ever Seen," one Rhode Islander made the list. So try...

Drunkest Cities in America: Guess who made the list?

The Daily Beast - the online news publication and owners of Newsweek magazine, have used "science" to determine the Drunkest Cities in the US. Guess...

Top 11 of 2011: Taking Up Space

Was it a college-fueled lark? An ironic couple nights of camping out? Neither, it turned out, as Providence picked up the inspiration from New York...

Top 11 of 2011: Nobody Happy

There was nothing "happily ever after" in Rhode Island this year when it came to what many consider to be the defining civil rights battle...

Top 11 of 2011: The Little Library That Could

Read all about it: the library that caught the attention of the likes of Alec Baldwin and Viola Davis.

Every state deserves its own "It's a Wonderful Life" story, and in 2011, Rhode Island's involved a city under attack and a most unlikely...

Good is Good: What Gaga Taught Me About Generosity

I have a post-it on my office wall that asks, “What fills you up?” Sometimes, in moments of pain, I scribble the same...

BETTER LIVING: 5 Easy Eco-Resolutions for 2012

If I’m lucky, you’ve been religiously following my Better Living column this past year. You may remember that I “on...

8 Great New Year’s Eve Parties

A New Year is dawning and Rhode Island is bursting with energetic festivities to welcome in 2012. Leading the way is Bright Night, our own extravaganza...

Dear John: Best of 2011

Dear GoLocalProv readers, With the New Year looming, it was time to round up my favorite Dear John letters of 2011. See if I chose your...

Livingston Taylor Headlines Concert Series in Newport

While Newport's International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum may be well-known for hosting the sport's celebrated stars, it is about to host...

Well-Read: Best Books of 2011

Ah…the year-end reviews! It was a tough job to choose favorites from a year filled with so many wonderful books, but here they...

College Admissions: Handling Early Deferrals + Rejections

For many seniors around the country, early admission returns have begun to roll in. For some, it is a time of exuberance because they have...

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