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15 Ways to Be a Real American in Rhode Island—15 Ways to Be a Real American in…

U.S. Women’s Soccer Set For World Cup Final Against Japan—The U.S. Women’s National Team is one win…

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Red White and Blue—Fife and drums, stars and stripes, salutes pop,…

Where to See Fireworks in RI This Independence Day—Where to see Fireworks in Rhode Island

The Most Patriotic States in the U.S.—How Does Each State Demonstrate Its Patriotism

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - July 3, 2015—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s…

5 Live Music Musts - July 3, 2015—Happy Independence Day! The July 4th weekend brings…

10 Fun Things to Do in Newport on July 4 Weekend—There will be plenty of firework on display…

Bristol 4th of July Parade Set to Celebrate its 230th Year—Bristol 4th of July Celebrates Its 230th Year

Leather Storrs: How TV Influences our Changing Food Culture—Leather Storrs: How TV Influences our Changing Food…

 
 
 

Newport Polo’s Braveheart Ball to Raise Funds for Children’s Charities

No kilts necessary: Lynne Torrey, Patrick Jardin, and Sophie Plowright enjoy last year's Braveheart Ball in Newport.

Mel Gibson may not be in a kilt with his face painted, but Newport will be going distinctly Braveheart this Friday night, and for a...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Texting Versus Voicemail + More

How many voicemails does it take to get through to someone? The answer may lie in texting. Photo: Zawezome/flickr.

Etiquette issues about voicemail vs. texting, the pros + cons of Save-the-Date cards, Entrepreneur Etiquette, and minding manners when young adults borrow a friend's apartment...

Dear John: Relationships 101

Dear John, I am about to enter my senior year in college. Last year, my best friend began dating one of her professors. (We&rsquo...

Rhode Island International Film Festival Opens Aug. 7

It's movie season starting next week, when FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) rolls out the red carpet for its 16th-annual Opening Night...

video: RISD Students Design “Snapshot” Device for Progressive Insurance

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"Attention, well, everyone..." Flo the insurance lady has been calling everyone to attention in a commercial this month from the car insurance company, Progressive. But...

Inside Therapy: Are Our War Advisors Thinking Like Toddlers?

Are we conducting national security policy with the mental approach of a child? What can therapy show us about the flaw in this type of thinking? Photo: barkandbloom/flickr.

In a recent editorial for the New York Times, national security correspondent Scott Shane made a moral case for drones. Drones cause fewer civilian casualties...

College Admissions: 5 Colleges Where Summer Never Ends

Can a college really look like this all year long? Yes it can, if it's the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Photo: UH Manoa.

Here in New England, sunny days, sandy beaches and sea breezes tend to make us forget about the perilous snows of winter. It’s...

James Clayton Sattel’s RI Summer: Newport’s Historic Neighborhoods

Photographer James Clayton Sattel is passionate about Rhode Island, particularly those shores, crags, and vistas of his home island: Aquidneck. GoLocalProv is delighted to be...

Family Matters: 10 Ways Kids Can Play All by Themselves

Playing alone is far from lonely... kids learn skills, build confidence, and stay healthier. Don't be afraid to send them

We all know that mothers back in the day just told their kids to "go play outside," no matter what was going on outside. Even...

Rhode Island’s 10 Best Beaches

In a state renowned for its shoreline, we name the very best 10 beaches we've got.  From family-friendly coves to remote stretches, Rhode Island...

Good Is Good: The Question That Attacks My Manhood

A mom, who my wife and I have become very fond of, cornered me recently. Her kids were playing with mine and we all were...

5 Weekend Musts: Blessing of the Fleet + More

It's one of Rhode Island's greatest (and most colorful) summer traditions: The Blessing of the Fleet at the Port of Galilee.

If you're lucky enough to have nabbed a ticket to the outrageously popular (and sold out) Newport Folk Festival, you know where you'll...

How Clean is RI’s Beach Water—New Ranking

It's beautiful, but is it clean? New rankings from the Natural Resources Defense Council put RI's beachwater quality at #16 among the US's coastal states. Photo: James Clayton Sattel

Our beaches are among the most beautiful in the country, but how clean is the water at them? The latest data from the Natural Resources...

NEW: Swim Guide App to Help Swimmers Find Clean Beaches

A new smart phone application, launched Wednesday in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and the Chesapeake Region, will allow people to find safe beaches and swimming...

Seen: Jenny McCarthy, Eric Roberts + More

She charmed the crowd from one end of the place to the other: Jenny McCarthy, at Mohegan Sun. Photo: Neilson Barnard/WireImage.

She graced the cover of Playboy, and now she's graced our neck of the woods. Super-down-to-earth Jenny McCarthy was on hand to host the...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Cigar Smokers, Beach Issues + More

He's enjoying those cigars out on his deck, but you're certainly not. Can you tell him to stop, and how? Photo: I woz ere/flickr.

Neighbor etiquette and pesky dilemmas for beach-goers, as well as "Newport Casual" dress code and how to limit underage guests, all at Didi Lorillard's...

Early Childhood Entrepreneur Marc Trachtenberg’s Rock-A-Baby

Rock-a-Baby founder Mark Trachtenberg, in the background, gets babies and toddlers moving to a whole new beat.

Moms have been singing to their babies forever, and there have also been fun music classes for moms and babies forever, but early childhood entrepreneur...

TRENDER: Emmy-Winning Producer Peter Bredemeier

Peter Bredemeier brought his award-winning boutique video production company, Bunkr, to Rhode Island.

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers glimpses of the people you most want...

College Admissions: 5 Reasons to Try the ACT

Fewer trick questions, less vocabulary to memorize, and maybe no need to take SAT II Subject Tests? The ACT may very well be your test of choice.

While the SAT still dominates standardized testing for college admissions, the ACT has gained significant ground in the last 10 years. Originally, the ACT was more...

Brian Dennehy Coming to Trinity for One Night Only

Award-winning stage, film, and television star Brian Dennehy comes to Trinity Rep on July 30th in a one-night special performance with Fred Sullivan, Jr. Photo: T Charles Erickson

Major stage, film, and television star Brian Dennehy will be on stage at Trinity Repertory Company next Monday, July 30, in a rare performance/discussion of...

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