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Newport Folk Festival 2015: Sunday Highlights—The final day of the Newport Folk Festival…

College Admissions: Insider Secrets for Pre-Med Applicants—Everything you need to know about med school…

Newport Folk Festival 2015: Saturday Highlights—Saturday was another historic day at the Newport…

Newport Folk: Top Friday Acts—The Newport Folk Festival got off to a…

5 Live Music Musts - July 24, 2015—There’s something for everyone this weekend on 5…

RI State Police Arrest 8 for Sex Trafficking, Solicitation of a Minor—Eight individuals have been arrested for crimes allegedly…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - July 24—Kick off your weekend with a bang when…

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 24—Kick off your weekend with a bang when…

Providence’s Custom House Tavern To Reopen As The Diamond Room—The Custom House Tavern will open in the…

 
 
 

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...

Newport + Block Island Named Best Yachting Towns

Newport, shown here, and Block Island have been named Top Yachting Towns by Yachting Magazine. Photo: Newport Charter Yacht Show.

Where's the best place to tie-up… your boat, that is? Rhode Island, according to the editors of Yachting Magazine, who named Newport and...

“Curiosity”: A New Era of Mars Exploration Begins

An artist's rendition of NASA's new rover, Curiosity, which is scheduled to land on Mars on August 6. Image: NASA/JPL.

The next generation of Mars exploration has already begun. On November 26, 2011, an Atlas V rocket lifted NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory from Cape Canaveral...

NEW: How to Talk to Kids About the Dark Knight Rises Shootings

The much anticipated opening weekend of the latest in the Batman/Dark Knight series was marred by violence in Colorado. Here's help for how to deal with this tragedy here in Rhode Island.

The tragic violence surrounding the Colorado screenings of the new film, The Dark Knight Rises, raises concerns, fears, and uncertainty among both parents and children....

slides: James Clatyon Sattel’s RI Summer: Newport’s Steeples + Domes

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...

slides: 10 New England Weekend Adventures

Summer lures all of us with the promise of adventure, and we thought it was high time to take advantage. Here are 10 great trips or...

Tunes On the Dunes Rocks the Beach in Westerly

There's something truly summer about concerts on the beach, and in Westerly all summer, they've got the tunes literally right in the dunes....

Meryl Streep Makes Second Major Donation to Central Falls School

Renowned Oscar-winner Meryl Streep makes another major donation to Central Falls' Segue Institute for Learning--5,000 books. Photo: PhotoTakeReality

Meryl Streep may well be the new patron saint of a charter school in Central Falls. The 3-time Oscar-winning actor has just announced her second...

slides: 18 Secret Summer Spots

While Rhode Island's thousands of tourists enjoy our shores, we've got insider tips for the best off-the-beaten path beaches, restaurants and other hotspots....

5 Weekend Musts: Ice Cream Throwdown + More

This is a summer weekend full of celebration and we've got the best quintet of statewide activities, from historical celebrations in Newport to food...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Handling Overly Flirtatious Guests

What is a person to do when they've witnessed a houseguest coming on way too strong?

Summer sizzles with etiquette dilemma questions at Didi Lorillard's NewportManners.com this July about dealing with flirtatious guests, the etiquette of making new friends,...

Seen: Jonathan Silverman, Gavin Rossdale + More

Jonathan Silverman enjoys some sweet treats in East Greenwich last week, with Tony Verdi (left) and Chad Verdi (right).

It was no Weekend at Bernie's in East Greenwich, but TV and film star Jonathan Silverman was on hand, shooting Self Storage, a new...

Dear John: Should Viagra Make Her Feel Hurt, Happy, or Neither?

Dear John, I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for about 3 years—I'm in my mid 40s and he is young 5...

Block Island’s Town Beach Best in US—Coastal Living Magazine

One of Block Island's beaches has been named one of the 21 Best Beaches in the US, according to Coastal Living Magazine. No one knows...

Inside Therapy: Why It Hurts to Listen (But Why We Should)

The Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing once said that society locks people away in psychiatric hospitals not because they’re suffering but because they...

6 Great Summer Reads for College Students (And Their Parents)

From guides on how to study to this classic guide on how to handle the myriad challenges of dorm life, these books will help every college student (and parent) prepare for the big move this fall.

Lazy days of summer are here. If you have a student heading off to college in the fall, or if you are about to suffer...

MUSIC: Punk Rock Star Kepi Ghoulie Pops Up in Providence

Kepi Ghouli and Vic Ruggiero pop up a punk set at The Scurvy Dog in Providence.

Some of the best live music experiences occur when the unexpected happens. And so it was this Thursday night, when my old friend Rich took...

July Meteor Showers + More Astronomical Events

It's meteor time! Rhode Islanders can check out two astronomical shows later this month. Photo: Skyscrapers.

What’s shorter than a fuse on a Fourth of July firecracker? This column! During the last couple of months my columns have been...

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