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Farm to Table and Pond to Plate…

  Matunuck Oyster Bar in Rhode Island   Our state has some of the best seafood in the country, but we don’t always end up eating the freshest stuff. Whether you’re eating food that’s been frozen, shipped in from out of state, or both, you can do a lot better …

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Where to Dine for the New Year….

New Years Restaurant Specials in Rhode Island

  New Years Restaurant Specials in Rhode Island   New Year’s Eve is almost upon us. If you want to enter the New Year with a bottle of wine and a good meal, consider making a reservation at one of Rhode Island’s wonderful restaurants. Quite a few restaurants will have …

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Ringing in the New Year…

New Year’s Eve in Rhode Island 2013 is drawing to a close, and you have a big decision to make before the clock strikes midnight and 2014 is upon us: how are you going to spend New Year’s Eve in Rhode Island? If you’re planning on staying in, you don’t …

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The Sweetest of Treats…

Olga’s Cup and Saucer in Providence, Rhode Island

  Olga’s Cup and Saucer in Providence, Rhode Island You can get a donut and a cup of coffee from any number of drive-thrus, but if you want to try some hand-made pastries and a cup of something good, stop by Olga’s Cup and Saucer in Providence, Rhode Island, a …

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Shop Local in Wickford, RI…

Holiday Shopping in Westerly RI

Shopping in Wickford, RI On top of having great scenery and a calm atmosphere, the village of Wickford, located in North Kingstown, has some great shopping options. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for others, you’ll be able to find something interesting and unique in Wickford.If you’re looking for clothing …

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More Local Shopping…Something for the Kids…

Teddy Bearskins in RI has children’s clothing, toys, shoes, and so much more! Teddy Bearskins in RI has children’s clothing, toys, shoes and so much more…just in time for the holidays.  From outerwear to sleepwear, they have what you need for any time and any occasion.  As you can see from …

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Holiday Pies!!

  Where to Order Pies for the Holidays Holiday gatherings mean reconnecting with family and friends, keeping warm while the snow falls outside, and, of course, lots and lots of food. You have a lot of dessert options available, from cookies and brownies to cakes, but if you want something …

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You Belong Among the Wildflour…

Wildflour Bakery in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Wildflour Bakery in Pawtucket, Rhode Island The Providence area is well-known for its bakeries, and for good reason. You can find a great variety of different pastries, coffees, teas, and other delicious treats throughout the area. One bakery that definitely deserves your attention is Wildflour Bakery in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.Wildflour …

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The Bluebird Café…Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!

The Bluebird Cafe in Wakefield, RI The Bluebird Cafe in Wakefield, RI is a family friendly restaurant. It is a short distance from Narragansett beach and many vacation rentals, which makes it a popular destination year round. The Bluebird café, known to the locals as The Bluebird, is open for …

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Coastal Growers’ Move indoors…

Coastal Growers' Indoor Farmers Market in Rhode Island

Coastal Growers’ Indoor Farmers Market in Rhode Island This little state has a great variety of locally made food, drink, and other products for sale, not to mention the abundance of locally grown crops. If you want to see what the local food markets have to offer, stop by the …

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Fresh Ground Garden Cafe

If you are anything like me in the morning, you think of three things…coffee, coffee, and more coffee.  This morning I had the absolute pleasure of enjoying a steamy latte while being surrounded by the fresh scent of pine trees.  You can grab a hot beverage and pick out your tree!  This cafe …

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More Local Shopping…

Blue Hydrangea in Wickford RI Blue Hydrangea in Wickford RI is located in the heart of the historic village.  This quaint shop is the perfect stop for one of a kind gifts at great prices.  In fact, you will most likely leave with something for yourself as well.  After all, …

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New Year…New You!

South County Adventure Boot Camp in RI

South County Adventure Boot Camp in RI Ladies, ladies, ladies…the Holiday Season is upon us which means one thing, New Years is around the corner.  I am sure many of us ladies are guilty of the same resolution…get in shape!  If this is you, then here is your answer…South County …

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Stay Warm and Shop Local…

Hope Valley Indoor Farmers Market in RI

Hope Valley Indoor Farmers Market in RI The weather may have taken a turn, but that doesn’t mean things grind to a halt.  Local farmers markets, for example, haven’t disappeared, they’ve just moved inside. If you want to check out some locally grown produce, locally made crafts, or you’re in …

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Did Someone Say BYOB?

BYOB Restaurants in Rhode Island

BYOB Restaurants in Rhode Island It can be hard to find a restaurant that allows you to bring your own bottle of wine, liquor, or beer. Most restaurants don’t allow BYOB, and those that do often don’t advertise it. But if you know where to look, there are plenty of …

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree…

Where to get a Christmas Tree in Rhode Island

Where to get a Christmas Tree in Rhode Island Winter is one of the most difficult times of the year here in Rhode Island. However, it’s also our time to shine. While other parts of the country are stuck stringing Christmas lights over palm trees, cacti, and plastic imitations, we …

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Bring on the Veggies…

Vegetarian Restaurants in Rhode Island

  Vegetarian Restaurants in Rhode Island There are many places in the country where it’s tough to find a meat-free meal. Rhode Island is not one of these places. On top of the many restaurants that just happen to have great meat-free options, there are also a number of establishments …

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Local Businesses Stick Together!

Bike Stop Cafe in Narragansett, RI

The Bike Stop Cafe in Narragansett, RI The Bike Stop Cafe in Narragansett, RI is relatively new the area and they are quickly making a name for themselves.  This new local venue offers a great menu, relaxed atmosphere, and awesome food.  From wood fired pizzas to salads and tacos to …

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See The City On Skates…

Ice Skating in Providence, RI

Ice Skating in Providence, RI There’s plenty to see and to do in Providence during the winter, but if you’re walking around downtown by Kennedy Plaza, it would be pretty difficult to miss the Bank of America City Center ice rink. Since the late nineties, ice skating in Providence, RI …

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