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Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

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Buddy Guy Brings the Blues to Indian Ranch—The reigning champion of the Chicago Blues was…

Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday—The second annual Providence Folk Festival is coming…

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NEW: Second Rhode Island Community Cancels Halloween

South Kingstown is now the second town in Rhode Island to cancel Halloween, in response to damage from Hurricane Sandy. Westerly, hit hard by the...

NEW: Chafee Not Cancelling Halloween Statewide, Westerly Delays

Trick or treaters will have to wait until next week to enjoy Westerly's downtown Halloween event. Photo: saebaryo/flickr

Hurricane Sandy has set back the Halloween festivites in Westerly, but contrary to rumors, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is not putting a statewide kibosh...

slides: Best Neighborhoods for Trick Or Treat in Rhode Island

It's Halloween, and we've got a round-up of what are considered the best spots for lots of great decorating, tons of jack o'...

MUSIC: Mischief Reigns At The News Cafe

The Tapestries turned Pawtucket's News Cafe into the epicenter of a rock & roll explosion.

In the heat of the remnants of Hurricane Sandy, The News Cafe in downtown Pawtucket played host to a plethora of local acts that provided...

Newport Manners + Etiquette: Dinner Guests From Hell + More

How to graciously handle guests who are distinctly lacking social graces? Don't frown... Didi Lorillard has the answer.

What to do with rude dinner party guests? What's the host etiquette for email RSVPs? Does the dress code 'Black Business' mean Black Tie?...

NEW: Serve RI Calls for Post-Sandy Volunteers at URI

As Rhode Island begins to clean up and repair after the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, volunteers will be important. Here's where to check for how to help. Photo: John Riley, Sr.

Serve Rhode Island is coordinating and promoting needs for volunteers in Rhode Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Please continue to check this article...

slides: Best Halloween Bar Parties in Rhode Island

Looking to get your groove on this Halloween with a little more than trick-or-treating? Here are some of the best parties around RI to celebrate...

slides: Rhode Island’s Best Halloween Events

Get ready to get scared, Rhode Island. We've rounded up the spookiest, most creative ways to get out and have fun this Halloween season....

slides: Family Matters: Best Halloween Events for Kids in Rhode Island

Kids love Halloween (and so do their parents), but it can be a bit tricky navigating all the events out there. We're lucky here...

slides: Hurricane Sandy in Pictures From GoLocal Readers

As Hurricane Sandy neared land on Monday and continues to have effects throughout the region Monday and Tuesday, Rhode Islanders from one end of the...

MUSIC: Skalapalooza Invades Fete

The Pietasters brought their jazzy, two-tone beats and R&B rhythms to the stage at Fete this weekend as part of Skalapalooza.

This weekend, everything was all right at Fete's lounge in the Olneyville section of Providence. A stellar lineup of third wave ska erupted from...

How to Throw a Hurricane Party

Hurricane Sandy is this week's most undesired guest, scheduled to slam into our shorelines around Monday night. What is there to do with what...

College Admissions: How Widespread is Campus Rape?

Elite Amherst College is the center of a growing crisis regarding rape culture on its campus. How safe are the schools your child is considering? Photo: Dana Bolger, It Happens Here/Amherst College

According the Department of Justice, 1 in 5 women will be the victim of sexual assault in college; it is estimated that only 5% of victims will report...

James Clayton Sattel’s RI Views: Halloween

Photographer James Clayton Sattel is passionate about Rhode Island, particularly those shores, crags, and vistas of his home island: Aquidneck. This week, Jim gets in...

October Meteor Shower Update

How were this month's Orionid meteor showers? Astronomy contributor David Huestis had his eyes to the skies.

Ideal astronomical circumstances were forecast for the annual Orionid meteor shower peak between midnight and dawn on the morning of October 21. The waxing Moon set...

Lauryn Hill Coming To Providence

Lauryn Hill joins Nas on stage at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel on November 7th. Photo: thecomeupshow.

After a prolonged hiatus, Lauryn Hill has given music fans and artists yearning for her influential music reason to celebrate by joining the riveting rapper...

Family Matters: Making Halloween Safe

Make their Halloween as spooky as fun as possible, but make sure they stay safe. Photo: vdrg dansschool/flickr.

As we prepare our kiddos for a fun day or evening of trick-or-treating, let’s also help make it safe for them. The American...

Santa Mamba To Headline Jamestown Arts Center Fiesta

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) knows how to make a fundraiser into a true Fiesta--they bring in popular, Latin-funk-salsa collective, Santa Mamba.

5 Weekend Musts: Halloween Dog Walks + More

Before you don this year's Halloween costume, give your dog its chance at this weekend's Great Pumpkin Road Race and Dog Walk, in Warren.

Another fantastic fall weekend is approaching, and we have 5 ways to make it count! 

slides: 12 Free Things To Do In Rhode Island

There is no reason why your fall fun cannot be free too. Here are 15 amazing free events that will give you a rush you can'...

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