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RI’s First Annual Mind Body Spirit Expo Arrives—Rhode Island's first ever Mind Body Spirit Expo…

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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...

Dunkin’ Donuts Gives Big to Special Olympics RI

It was the kind of holiday only a coffee-drinking Santa would love. Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees in Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts, announced that...

Happy Holidays!

Whether you're checking in from the shore, a rural mill village, or one of our many urban neighborhoods, here's wishing every Rhode Islander...

New Home for Up and Coming Bands

Although there are a multitude of live venues in Rhode Island showcasing local bands, there has long been a need for an organizer to promote...

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