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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

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

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - August 21—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - August 21—10 Great Things to do in Newport This…

It’s All About Education: Coloring is Not Just for Kindergartners—It’s All About Education: Coloring is Not Just…

Riley: Why is Governor Raimondo Misleading Bond Investors?—Riley: Why is Governor Raimondo Misleading Bond Investors?

Jazz Great Brian Blade Coming to Columbus Theatre—The Columbus Theatre in Providence will be hosting…

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - August 18, 2015—10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes…

Moore: Will Brookings Study Remember RI’s Forgotten People?—Moore: Will Brookings Study Remember RI's Forgotten People?

 
 
 

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...

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...

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