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RI GOP Official Talan Endorses Elorza for Mayor; Harrop Responds—Dave Talan, Corresponding Secretary for the RI GOP,…

Michael Riley: Projo, Elorza and Cianci are all Blind to Reality—Recently the Providence Journal endorsed Jorge Elorza over…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ken Block Vote YES on Question 3—Rhode Island citizens have every reason to vote…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

GoLocal Interviews Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull Founder Coming to PPAC Next Week—Another in a line of epic rock shows…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

 
 
 

Dear John: A Distant Boyfriend. Geographically. And Emotionally.

Dear John, My boyfriend of almost two years has been in graduate school on the West Coast for about a year now. (I am on...

International Illusionist Brad Ross Coming to RI for Bright Night 2012

Bright Night Providence is always a magical night for audiences and performers.  This year, it’s going to be even more magical, when...

Well-Read: Rhode Island Picks Its Book of the Year

And the winner is: Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks' Caleb's Crossing

A Rhode Island tradition now in its tenth year, the Reading Across Rhode Island selection of Geraldine Brooks’ Caleb’s Crossing has just...

College Admissions: Must-Have Books

How many parents do you know who might need this?

Parents, are you wondering what to get your college-bound student this holiday season? Students, are you struggling with the perfect gift for your parents? Well,...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Holiday Q&A

A wave of holiday social etiquette questions flooded into NewportManners.com recently, including three I've not commented on before.  I thought I would...

New Books For Early Readers

I Can Read and Write books designed to engage children in bright formats

Rhode Islanders Jami Ouellette and Jeffrey Morse decided to take 25 years of professional experience in photography, writing, and graphic design to create a very different...

December Meteors Are Coming

The last major meteor shower of 2011 peaks on the night of December 13-14. This annual shower, known as the Geminids, is the most consistent meteor...

Finding the Perfect Holiday Tree

For many Rhode Islanders, the Christmas tree is their home’s centerpiece during the holidays. Finding and decorating the tree with your family creates...

Hasbro Volunteers Get 35,000 Toys Ready for Needy RI Kids

There's Santa, and then there's Rhode Island volunteerism. And nowhere was it more evident than on Wednesday, when 50 employee volunteers at Hasbro, Inc.,...

NEW: 2 RI Colleges Named “America’s Druggiest”

Whether alcohol, pot, or both, 2 RI colleges snag a dubious distinction

Two Rhode Island colleges have made a rather notorious new ranking just released by The Daily Beast. The list? America's Druggiest Colleges.

Good is Good: When Women Are Too Far Ahead

“I’m really into The Cars.” That was Cathy’s pick-up line—though I wouldn’t have known it...

Mallory Musante Holiday Trunk Show

Hot shoes for the holidays: Mallory Musante's Trunk Show

This Saturday, shoe and spa lovers can unite in one of the best early holiday fashion events of the season.

BETTER LIVING: Tips + Tricks for Hosting Holiday Guests

Holiday guests are on their way, and if you’re like many people, you’re in a bit of a panic about where...

5 Weekend Musts: Cesar Millan, Holiday Concerts + More

It's December, Rhode Island. Time to get out there and have some seasonal fun. Here are the five things you can't afford to...

NEW: Which RI City is One of America’s Weirdest?

Who's quirky? We're quirky!

Here's a new one. Rhode Island has one of the Top 10 Weirdest Cities in the Country, beating out odd-ball enclaves such as Savannah, GA...

NEW: Kertzner Named VP of Grantmaking at RI Foundation

David Kertzner was promoted after a national search.

At the culmination of a national search, Daniel Kertzner has been appointed vice president of grant programs at the Rhode Island Foundation, President and CEO...

Don’t Miss: Holiday Happenings on Benefit Street

Which wreaths will win the grand prize in this year's competition?

Providence is kicking this year’s holiday season off with a bang once again. The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) invites families to celebrate one...

Seen: Paula Abdul + More Celebs in the 401

The nicest judge on television was seen in Providence on Sunday night. Paula Abdul was in town cheering on her nephew, Brown University senior and...

NEW: RI Kitchen & Bath Hosts DIY Network Star Tonight

DIY's master plumber will be in RI tonight: Ed Del Grande

Want a great way to kick off your evening, catch up on the latest trends in kitchen and bath design, and enjoy delicious hors d'...

Well-Read: Frank O’Donnell Takes on the Holidays

What would the most wonderful time of the year be without a healthy dose of family? The perfect way to add to the joy of...

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