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Buddy Cianci, Providence’s Longest Serving Mayor, Dead at 74

Former Providence mayor and twice convicted felon Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died. He was 74. Cianci was taping his weekly talk show for ABC6 News […]

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Rhode Island Named Worst State for Retirement

Rhode Island is the worst state for retirement, according to a new study. The Ocean State placed at the bottom of personal finance social network WalletHub’s […]

City Life

Rhode Island Official Resigns After Dressing Male Bus Driver as Elderly Woman

The director of senior services in Cranston, Rhode Island has stepped down, after it was discovered she had dressed a male bus driver from the city’s Senior […]


Wedding Venues in Newport, Rhode Island

All that glitters is gold in New England’s preppiest wedding destination.

City Life

Danny Amendola’s Providence Neighbors Sure Do Hate His Carport

Patriots wide-receiver Danny Amendola lives in a house built in 1774, in Providence’s College Hill Historic District. In the event of a snowstorm like the ones that walloped […]

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Rhode Island Named the Least Charitable State in U.S.

How can Rhode Island earn the odious distinction of least charitable state in the union after all it gave Curt Schilling? The Ocean State placed dead […]


Narragansett Releases Allie’s Donuts-Inspired Double Chocolate Porter

Update: 12:00 p.m., Thursday LuLu’s Allston, located at 421 Cambridge Street, will host a launch party for Allie’s Double Chocolate Porter on October 8, from […]

Home & Property

Copper Marvel

Jim Hamann’s copper cookware is made to last generations.


Two Rhode Island Hotels Ranked Top 20 in the World

An exotic city of lakes in India, a 784-year-old stone castle in Ireland, a grand Tuscan estate, and the spectacular seashore of…Rhode Island? That’s right, all […]

City Life

Did Rhode Island Nuns Cause BU Hockey’s National Championship Choke?

Back on April 11, the ink appeared dry on Boston University’s storybook ending. Thrusting the previous year’s failings firmly into their rear-view, the Terriers were poised […]

City Life

Zdeno Chara is Quite the Boatswain; Who Knew?

International crowds gather to watch @NHLBruins' Zdeno Chára take some shots. #InAbuDhabi #goazzam #VORNewport pic.twitter.com/jrGaEHo9vl — AbuDhabiOceanRacing (@ADORlog) May 16, 2015 Boston Bruins captain Zdeno […]

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Rhode Island Wants to Link Up With the Commuter Rail

Rhode Island State Representative John J. Lombardi is looking to link up with the MBTA to launch a program to allow Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority […]

Home & Property

A Rhode Island Library Becomes a Regal Retreat

The town of Rumford, Rhode Island, located just east of Providence, is home to a once-vacant 1905 library that was recently restored to a polished residence. With […]


Liquid Diet: Rhode Island Pumpkin Whiskey

It’s that time of the year when seemingly everything is tinged with the flavor of spiced gourds: coffee, pastries, bagels, seltzer, soda, Oreos. The list […]

Arts & Entertainment

Watch Jack White Join Beck On Stage in Rhode Island

There was a lot of hubbub when news came around that when Jack White plays Fenway Park in September, he plans to face the bleachers, because […]