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South County Balloon Festival…

South County Balloon Festival

South County Balloon Festival   One of the best summer events in South County, and definitely in the running for most spectacular, is the South County Balloon Festival. There will be many professional teams flying this year, launching from several different spots in the area. The balloons usually launch at …

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Vacationing in Charlestown, RI

Beaches in Southern Rhode Island

Vacationing in Charlestown, RI If you are vacationing in Charlestown, RI then you are in for a treat!  The flea market in Charlestown 4115 Old Post Rd is awesome- rummage through old keys and doorknobs, and all sorts of nick knacks, or look for antiques! The kids are sure to …

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Fireworks in Rhode Island…The Northern Part

Fireworks in Rhode Island

Fireworks in Rhode Island The Fourth of July will be here before you realize it, and before it does, you’ll want to find the best spot near you to find fireworks in Rhode Island. So let’s take a look at the spots in northern Rhode Island that will be hosting …

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Fireworks in Rhode Island, The Southern Area…

Fireworks in Rhode Island There’s no better summer holiday than the Fourth of July, and there’s no greater Fourth of July tradition than fireworks in Rhode Island. Here’s a list of some of the spots in southern Rhode Island that will be holding a fireworks display on Independence Day 2014. …

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Boutiques in Rhode Island, A Shopping Extravaganza…

Boutiques in Rhode Island

Boutiques in Rhode Island Boutiques in Rhode Island are certainly not hard to come across.  Finding the one that suits your boutique taste can be a bit more of a challenge.  There is one boutique that stands out among the rest for several reasons.  It is locally owned and operated …

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Blues on The Beach in Westerly, RI

Blues on the Beach in Westerly, RI

Blues on The Beach in Westerly, RI Blues on the Beach, AKA Tunes on the Dunes, is Westerly’s premier music event this summer. Running from July 7th through August 20th, Blues on the Beach has a lot to offer, for old and young alike. Here is just a sample of …

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Fairs and Festivals…

Rhode Island Festivals in June and July   You have to take advantage of the good weather while it’s here. And in Rhode Island, that means a number of summer fairs and festivals. Here are the festivals that are taking part this June and July in Rhode Island. On June …

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Visiting Block Island This Summer?

Visiting Block Island This Summer

Visiting Block Island This Summer? Rhode Island undergoes a transformation as winter leaves and summer approaches, and nowhere is that more true than on Block Island. The island, which during the winter has a population of less than a thousand, turns into one of the best spots in the state …

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Breweries in Rhode Island…

Breweries In Rhode Island

Rhode Island Brews…  The micro-brewery movement has grown in strength over the past few decades, and Rhode Island has not missed it. While there a lot of local breweries in Rhode Island that have started in the past few years, there are also many that have been here for quite …

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Farmers’ Market Schedule 2014

South Kingstown Indoor Farmers Market

Farmers’ Market Schedule 2014 Here is a comprehensive list of the local Farmers’ Market: Aquidneck Growers Framers’ Market at Newport Vineyards & Winery: 909 East Main Rd.  Middletown on Saturdays 9am-1pm until October 25th Memorial Boulevard between Edgar Court and Chapel St. every Weds. 2-6pm through Oct. 29th Armory Farmers’ …

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Karaoke in Rhode Island…Sing Your Heart Out!

Karaoke in Rhode Island

  Karaoke in Rhode Island Although Fridays and Saturdays may be more popular, you can find great karaoke in Rhode Island any night of the week. Muldowney’s Pub, located at 103 Empire Street in Providence, has an extremely lively karaoke night on Saturday nights. If you’ve walked down Empire Street …

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The Bread Lab in Pawtucket

The Bread Lab in Pawtucket The Bread Lab, a new restaurant in Pawtucket, has just opened its doors to the public, and is definitely worth a visit. The restaurant was opened by Deana and Keith Martins, who previously ran Biga Breads in Massachussets. They are expert bakers, and have brought …

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Fishing in Rhode Island…

Fishing in Rhode Island

Where to Fish in Rhode Island Rhode Island is a small state with a lot of waterfront, be it lakes, rivers, bays, or the open ocean. If you’re looking to do some fishing in Rhode Island, you’re spoiled for choice. For the experienced angler and the novice alike, you can’t …

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A Sense of Community…

  Community by definition means, “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.”  It is no wonder that community can be such an integral part of our workout plan.  Being part of a group that shares the same goal keeps one motivated, …

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When Opportunity Knocks, One Must Answer…

123 – 127 Main St, South Kingstown, RI 02879 As they say, land is always a good investment, because they’re not making any more of it. At 123-127 Main Street in Wakefield, an empty, perfectly-sized lot has recently gone on the market. The area, popular among locals and tourists alike for its …

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Weekend Fun!

What to Do This Weekend If there was any sense of spring left earlier in the month, it is long gone by now. Summer is upon us. While the heat can be draining, don’t let that trap you in the house all weekend, sitting in front of a fan. Visit …

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The Jamestown-Newport Ferry!

The Jamestown-Newport Ferry has begun service between Jamestown, Rose Island, Fort Adams, Newport, and Goat Island for the 2015 season. More information, including fares and schedules is available here: http://jamestownnewportferry.com/ Before 1940, when the Jamestown Bridge connected North Kingstown and Conanicut Island and 1969 when the Newport Bridge spanned the Bay …

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Dog Parks in Rhode Island

Dog Parks in Rhode Island

Dog Parks in Rhode Island   Dog parks are a way to let your dog run free and socialize in a controlled environment, without having to worry about them running off or getting in to trouble. It’s also a great opportunity to get out in the sun and socialize with …

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Succotash in Providence

Succotash in Providence

Succotash in Providence There’s no better meal than brunch, and, if you really want to enjoy your late-morning meal, check out Succotash in Providence. Succotash is a quiet, clean, well-lit café and restaurant near Providence Harbor. Whether you’re looking for a nice cup of coffee and a comfortable seat, or a …

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TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill, It’s Open!

TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill in South County, RI 2

TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill Well folks, the moment has arrived!  TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill is officially open and they have not looked back since.  The location, 210 Salt Pond Road, could not be more fitting for such a restaurant.   The view is nothing short of breath taking, …

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