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NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination—U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the…

NEW: Raimondo Appoints Twelve to Rhode Island Commission on Women—Governor Gina M. Raimondo named twelve appointments to…

NEW: RI Pension Investigation Kickstarter Campaign by Forbes’ Siedle Goes Live—Former SEC lawyer and Forbes columnist Edward Siedle,

Riley: Progressive Magaziner and the Discount Rate—In 1997 The RI Actuary and investment consultants…

Horowitz: Ted Cruz and the Politics of No—When William F. Buckley launched National Review, in…

Organize + Energize: Spring Cleaning - 10 Things to Get Rid of Now—The weather is changing,

RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18—As this harsh winter draws to a very…

Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of Secrecy—Russell Moore: RI Government's Culture of Secrecy

Dr. Downtown’s 10 Best Modernist Buildings in Providence—The ten best modernist buildings in Providence is…

Rhode Island Ranked Worst State for Doctors—Today is National Doctor Day.

 
 
 

NEW: Hasbro’s Mr. Potato Head Turns 60

He doesn't look a day over 30... Hasbro's Mr. Potato Head.

You have to say, he looks pretty good for a senior citizen. Mr. Potato Head, Hasbro's renowned "spokes spud," marks his 60th anniversary this...

Seen: Funk Legend George Clinton + More

One of the most influential artists in funk and hip-hop music performed in Providence on Friday night. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer George Clinton...

Washington Trust Kicks Off 2012 Peanut Butter Drive

Get ready, Rhode Island: it's peanut butter time. Washington Trust is gearing up for its 12th annual Peanut Butter Drive, the bank's statewide...

RISD Partners with State Dept. To Create Art for Moroccan Embassy

Sculptor Jim Drain (far left) working with students in his Art in Embassies: Morocco studio. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH/RISD.

When the new US embassy in Rabat, Morocco, is built, it will have a serious, and beautiful, connection to the Rhode Island School of Design.

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Yep, Valentine’s Day is today, and while you should theoretically have your gifts wrapped and ready by now, some of your procrastinators may...

Dear John: Modern Parenting at Odds With Old-Fashioned Grandparenting

Dear John, My husband and I have an eleven-month old son. We are trying to raise him in a gender-neutral way. We don’t...

NEW: $336.4 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Newport

The 3rd largest PowerBall® jackpot in the history of the game, $336.4 million, has been won in Rhode Island.  If the winner...

Up Close with Author Taylor M. Polites

Providence resident Taylor Polites’ just-released novel The Rebel Wife is already garnering lots of attention. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution named it one of 2012’s...

College Admissions:  Campus Visit Questions You Need to Ask

With school vacations around the corner, families are packing up the car for road trips and campus tours. If you have a sophomore or junior...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Flirting Etiquette

Anticipating Valentine's Day, etiquette questions this past week to NewportManners.com asked about flirting for the tongue-tied and fresh ideas for meeting and pleasing....

11 Sexy Ways to Love Your Valentine

Want to make this the best Valentine's ever? We've got 11 creative ways to rock your beloved's world.

Providence’s Oscar Night America to Honor Nominee Viola Davis

With a hometown girl up for the top acting Oscar, you can bet there will be a party in Rhode Island. On February 26th, Providence...

Winter Constellations and How to Find Them

Every season has its share of interesting astronomical wonders for us to marvel at in the heavens. But whether you are using your naked eye...

Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants

Restaurants in Rhode Island are gearing up for the most romantic day of the year with indulgent specialty selections for everyone to enjoy. Hotels, bars,...

Up Close with Author Raina C. Smith

Raina C. Smith is a woman of many talents. This native Rhode Islander has worked as a television news reporter, a radio talk show co-host...

Theater Review: The Merchant of Venice at Trinity Rep

What happens when your investment is lost at sea? That brand of maritime misfortune not only fuels the plot of Shakespeare's play, The Merchant...

NEW: Former NYT Pres., CEO Janet Robinson Named Salve Board Chair

Leadership at Salve Regina: former NYT president/CEO Janet L. Robinson.

Janet L. Robinson, who retired as chief executive of The New York Times Company on Dec. 31, 2011, has been appointed chairperson of Salve Regina University&rsquo...

NEW: Pauly D’s New Reality Show to Premiere March 29

RI's Pauly D is ready for prime time.

MTV has announced the premiere date for Pauly D Project, the long-awaited spinoff from the network's popular Jersey Shore franchise, starring none other than...

Good Is Good: 10 Reasons Men Should Cook

It started almost 15 years ago now when I had two little kids for long stretches on my own. I had to cook food they would...

5 Weekend Musts: Mary Poppins at PPAC + More

Plan on this weekend being supercalifragilisticexpialidocious... with these five best events. Bet you can't do just one.

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