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Rhythm and Roots Festival Returns Labor Day Weekend—The joint will be rockin’ this Friday night…

Moore: Senator Sheehan’s First Southwest Awakening—Moore: Senator Sheehan's First Southwest Awakening

College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters—Every fall, I see families of seniors in…

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

5 Live Music Musts - August 28, 2015—Two free music festivals are highlights this week…

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…

Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan Tour—Moore: Elorza's Misguided Guatemalan Tour

College Admissions: 6 Steps To A Killer College Application—Put your best food forward...

5 Live Music Musts - August 21, 2015—All of our favorite genres are represented this…

 
 
 

5 Weekend Musts: Puerto Rican Festival + More

Providence will be awash in celebration this weekend with the annual Puerto Rican Festival and Parade.

This weekend is all about family fun and celebration, from Theatre by the Sea’s Bubbleology in Matunuck, to the Annual Puerto Rican Parade...

Bike to Farmers Market Week 2012

There are few things more fun (or healthier) than biking to your local farmers market. Enjoy special services this week in Providence as well as on Aquidneck Island. Photo: elizajanecurtis/flickr.

Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Recycle-a-Bike, the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC), Bike Newport and several farmers markets across the state, have joined together for Bike...

Good Is Good: 10 Things I’d Like to Change About Myself

Here are Tom Matlack’s notes to himself. What are yours? 1. There’s no need to be an asshole. I like to fashion...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Tipping Your Hair Stylist & More

A salon owner writes in to make a case for tipping the owner even though she runs the place. What does Didi think?

Neighbors blowing grass in August, jealousy on the dance floor, male wedding guest dress code, and tipping your hairstylist were questions of concern this week...

Dear John: There’s No Pleasing Her

Dear John, I love my girlfriend, but she is terrible at sex. We don't like any of the same positions, and 90% of the time...

TRENDER: Three Wheel Studio’s Dwo Wen Chen

Ceramicist Dwo Wen Chen opens Three Wheel Studio, a gallery in Providence's Fox Point.

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: 6 Things Seniors Need to Do Right Now

Senior fall is one of the craziest times of a high schooler's life, which is why major college admissions tasks need to be taken care of before school even begins.

Parents and students often forget that early admission deadlines fall just a few weeks after school begins. In recent years, colleges have been taking an...

NEW: Brown, URI Named Top 10 Colleges for Marijuana Activism

Brown University and URI have been named by HIGH TIMES as Top 10 Colleges for marijuana activism. Photo: HIGH TIMES.

High Times has spoken. The longstanding journal of the gentler side of the drug culture has just released its annual ranking of America's top...

How Well is RI Thriving—Gallup Poll

When Rhode Islanders assess their state of affairs and consider their prospects for the future, how optimistic is that picture? New numbers from Gallup have an answer. Photo: Kristymp/flickr.

How well is Rhode Island thriving? New mid-year analysis from Gallup places our state #24 in the nation but below the national average, with 53.2% of Rhode...

slides: James Clayton Sattel’s RI Summer: Aquidneck’s Windmills

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...

Looking and Listening for Life on Mars (and Elsewhere)

The Mars rover Curiosity's mission on the Red Planet has many thinking about what it will find... and what might be out there. Image: NASA.

With the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars recently, the search for evidence of past life on the Martian surface has begun. For now...

slides: Family Matters: Back-To-School Checklist

Nothing gets things done better than an old-fashioned checklist. And with school coming up, it's time to get our own checklists organized for the...

The New Flat Stanley: “Red Chair” Arrives in Newport

The now-famous Red Chair takes in the Rhode Island coast in numerous photo opportunities, thanks to the Cliffside Inn's Bill and Nancy Bagwill.

Where travelers once held photos of Flat Stanley in unusual places, photographers now shoot photos of a humble red chair. Long considered simply a place...

slides: 10 Great Places to Paddle

Savvy canoeists and kayakers have always known the best spots for getting out on the water, but now there's hope for the rest of...

Good Is Good: Dreams in the Dead of August

The dead of August has always been a time when the world slows down to a crawl and crystalized before my very eyes so I...

5 Weekend Musts: Washington County Fair + More

This weekend is all about art and entertainment, from the 46th Washington County Fair in Richmond, to A Weekend of Coaching in Newport. Be sure...

NEW: Deborah Gist to be Honored by Family Service of RI

RI Commissioner of Education Deborah A. Gist will be honored by Family Service of RI for her contribution to education. Photo: Frank Curran.

Deborah A. Gist will be recognized for her visionary approach to education with the Family Service of Rhode Island's 8th annual Brighter Futures Award.

Seen: Magic Johnson, Smokey Robinson, Jeffrey Osborne + More

Magic Johnson, Jeffrey Osborne, and Natalie Ward, GM of  Carnegie Abbey Club, celebrate Magic's birthday. A rousing rendition of

There hasn't been this big an influx of celebrities in the 401 since, well, since… ever, maybe. Thanks to Rhode Island's own Grammy-nominated...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Upgrading an Email’s “Brand” + More

How to instill a higher sense of artistry or at least interest, in your staff's emails? Didi has the answer.

The boss wants to know how to protect his brand during the August doldrums when emails tend to get curt, House Guest Gift Etiquette when...

slides: BACK TO SCHOOL 2012: 14 Mom-to-Mom Tips

Preparing children for the first day of school will make the transition a bit easier. I have found I need these tips as much as...

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