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Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Eight—Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a…

Moore: Call on Mattiello to Pass Ethics Bill—Moore: Call on Mattiello to Pass Ethics Bill

Dr. Downtown, David Brusat: Downtown Beaux-Arts Beauty—The Union Trust Bank Building, at Westminster and…

Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need To Know About Siren, a New Dating App for Women—A couple weeks ago, we highlighted ways in…

Smart Benefits: New Study Shows Exchange Satisfaction Higher—According to the recently released J.D. Power 2015…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Rep. Robert Lancia: ‘Here’s to the Crazy Ones’—“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The…

Reading With Robin: Moses Brown’s 2015 Book Festival with Distinguished Poet & Essayist Mark Doty—The Moses Brown Book Festival is coming to…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

 
 
 

Brown Grads Win Facebook App Competition

Recent Brown University graduates Evan Donahue and Erik Stayton partnered as Team ALP to win first place with their application, named Lifeline, in a Facebook...

Inside Therapy: The Overselling of Body Disorders

“Do you compare your appearance to that of other people?” “Do you frequently check mirrors?” OK. Then go ahead and answer...

Northern Lights Visible Over Rhode Island?

Last week I presented a brief article about the recent increase in solar activity. Sunspot group AR1429 unleashed several solar flares and coronal mass ejections ...

RI College to Host Holocaust Remembrance Events

Rhode Island College will host an innovative series of Holocaust Remembrance events, from a stirring concert and documentary film to educational workshops.

NEW: GRRL Tech Moves to URI, Has Record Expo

Bigger opportunities than ever for RI girls, at GRRL Tech at URI.

It's been another banner year for Rhode Island girls and technology, thanks to URI and Tech Collective's GRRL Tech.

Family Matters: How to Have a Kid-Friendly St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patrick's Day doesn't have to be a drunken stumble... it can be a fun opportunity to enjoy and learn about Irish culture....

6 Ways to Celebrate Spring Break in Rhode Island

We'd all love to run off to Miami or Cancun or Europe for spring break, but let's face it: most of us can'...

NEW: URI Posts Record-Setting Admissions Year

This year, the University of Rhode Island saw its highest number of admissions ever. For fall 2012, the university received 20,414 applications, which is three percent more...

Theater Review: ‘Boom’ at The Gamm

Who wouldn’t love a creation myth that involves red cups? Hundreds of them? This is just one of many pleasures in Boom, a...

5 Weekend Musts: The Road to WrestleMania + More

In between the Irish of it all, we've got the best activities to make this weekend even better, if that's possible.

Good Is Good: Our Government is No Better Than the Mob

I really thought I knew how to play poker.  Then I went to Vegas.  It was just 10 days ago now. I sat at...

8 Weeks to Better Living: Eating Better + Nutrition

Over the past 3 weeks, since the start of the 8 Weeks to Better Living Challenge, I have had many conversations with those of you who have...

Seen: SNL’s Seth Meyers + More Celebs

Long time Saturday Night Live cast member, head-writer, and anchor of Weekend Update Seth Meyers spoke at Brown yesterday. The New Year’s Eve...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Serial Cheaters, Bad-Mannered Coworkers + More

Many concerns about the future came into NewportManners.com in the form of etiquette questions this past week: How to deal with a serial cheater,...

Providence Drivers Among the Very Worst

Men's Health magazine crunched all the numbers and came up with the worst drivers in the United States. They ranked the cities from 1 to 100...

NEW: Newport Jazz Festival Releases 2012 Lineup

Mike Mattison of The Tedeschi Trucks Band. Photo courtesy of Xopher Smith

The Newport Jazz Festival has released its 2012 festival lineup!

Ringling Bros. Brings DRAGONS to Providence

The circus is coming to town! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® has announed that DRAGONS, "a once in a millennium event that honors...

St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Time to get green for real this week, and we've got the best events statewide for your St. Patrick's Day fun and festivities.

Dear John: Compromising Positions

Dear John, I am a woman in my early twenties. After being in an exclusive relationship for quite a while, my boyfriend and I had...

NEW: Ruth J. Simmons Honored by American Council on Education

Outgoing Brown President Ruth Simmons is given Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo: Brown University.

The American Council on Education (ACE) recognized President Ruth J. Simmons’s contributions to higher education on March 10, 2012, at its 94th annual meeting in...

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