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Rhody’s Best Sandy Beach Bars!

Beach Bars in Rhode Island

Labor Day, which falls on September 7th this year, is right around the corner. So, you have about 30 days to make the most of the Summer season in the Ocean State, and that shouldn’t be a problem at all! Everyone knows that our beaches are the best, and one …

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Summer “Suit” Challenge with Ryan Bate!

South County Adventure Boot Camp in RI

Hello Rhode Island and beyond!  As you know, the summer season is when the Ocean State really shines.  This is also the time when we tend to consider our level of fitness and look to amp up our workout to get into summer “suit” shape.  Rhode Island’s own local fitness …

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What’s Happening this Summer Season at Newport’s Castle Hill Inn?

Castle Hill Inn is a luxurious vacation destination for travelers world wide as well as a treasured dining and entertainment spot to the locals and beyond.  This summer retreat boasts stunning waterfront views, meticulously maintained grounds and a sprawling lawn perfectly suited for some upscale outdoor entertaining.  As the summer …

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5 Reasons to Attend the 34th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off

Clamcakes and Clam Chowder in Rhode Island

Saturday, June 6th will be the 34th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off at Fort Adams State Park.  This treasured venue is the perfect location for the longest running chowder challenge in the nation!  If you have never attended, here are 5 great reasons to find yourself slurping chowder at Fort Adams. …

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Memorial Day Parade Times and Routes!

Rhode Island is home to many wonderful Memorial Day Parades and celebrations.  Here are the times and routes for some of the state’s parades. Barrington Monday May 25 starting at 9 a.m. Route:  Parade will commence on Lincoln Avenue. It will proceed to Upland Way, Barrington Avenue, Maple Avenue, finishing …

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The 2015 Waterfire Schedule…Don’t Miss this Season!

The 2015 WaterFire Providence season promises to be nothing short of amazing.  This is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful city of Providence.  There is something magical about the reflections of these raging fires that remind us just how lucky we are to live in such an awesome place. …

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Need Sense of Style? Here are 6 Reasons You Do!

  6 Reasons to visit Sense of Style Salon in Wakefield   The ambiance! Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came to Sense of Style Salon for all of your hair care needs! Conveniently located in the center of Main St …

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Newport Receives an “Exclusive” Opportunity!

Newport was given an “exclusive” window to secure a stopover in the next Volvo race. What can we say, Newport knows how to throw a party…was there ever any doubt?  Being the only North American stopover, there was a bit of a pressure there.  Luckily, more than 125,000 visitors passed …

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RI Blogger’s Podcast Featuring Two Local Restaurateurs!

You guessed it!  We can’t stop, we won’t stop and now we have added a new feature…A PODCAST!  This is yet another way that we will keep you abreast on the ins and outs and ups and downs of Rhode Island.  Each episode will highlight someone, something or someplace…all with …

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Your Volvo Ocean Race Docket…May 15th-17th!

    This weekend is your final opportunity to make your way over to Fort Adams State Park and revel in the excitement that the Volvo Ocean Race has brought to Newport.   Lucky for you, this weekend brings a “boat-load” of dynamic events that will both enlighten and entertain …

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5 Great Parks in Rhode Island…

The temperature is rising and our need to wander is coming out full force.  Have a look at these parks where you can wander to your little hearts content.  Not to mention, enjoy the breathtaking beauty of our little state! 1.  Roger Williams Park in Providence has consistently been considered …

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A Lucky Beluga Sighting in Rhode Island!

David DeSalvo and Matthew King were the lucky ones who caught three majestic Beluga Whales on film!  They were working off the east side of Jamestown when this threesome swam by.  Seeing the Beluga, known also as the “Ghost Whale”, is certainly a rare and fortunate sighting. The whales are …

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Newport Waterfront Events…Past, Present and Future!

  The Reggae Rally was held on May 9th at Fort Adams State Park in honor and celebration of the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race.  This show, presented by Heineken, brought some of our favorite local acts to the stage.  Performers included, The Ravers, Mighty Mystic and John Brown’s Body.  Each band …

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Your Guide to Local Rhode Island Music Shops!

Local Rhode Island Music Stores

  A Guide to Local Rhode Island Music Shops Last weekend, the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, www.rhodeislandmusichalloffame.com, inducted its Class of 2015, and a cornucopia of local musical luminaries were honored. New Wave legends the Schemers, Prince protege Brenda Bennett, pop baritone and Hollywood star Nelson Eddy, trombonist George …

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Volvo Ocean Race Graces Newport, RI!

The Volvo Ocean Race, having completed six legs of an astounding around the world route, with three legs to follow before the race concludes in Gothenburg later this year, makes a stop in Newport this weekend, with their race village set up at Fort Adams with entertainment, food, and the …

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Mother’s Day Brunches…Treat Your Mama Right!

With Mother’s Day coming on May 10, it would be a great time, right now, to plan for and make reservations for a special family brunch feast at one of Rhode Island’s renowned eateries. Here is a  list of can’t miss dining experiences, all in family owned establishments that will provide …

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