Providence Restaurant Week 2018 is Underway

Foodies in Rhode Island will have choices to make the next two weeks — good choices, like “which great Providence restaurant should I eat in for cheap tonight.” The first Providence Restaurant Week (s) of 2018 are happening right now (and through Jan. 27), and nearly 100 restaurants in and around the capital city are taking…

EatDrinkRI Serves Up Plan to Launch Rhode Island’s First Food Hall

A former manufacturing building on Smith Hill in Providence could become the home of multiple restaurants, a brewery, and other culinary businesses if a campaign launched this week by Rhode Island food advocacy group EatDrinkRI bears fruit.

Take an Exhilarating Water Journey at Newport’s Bodhi Spa

It’s kind of a “First World problem” to say you can get bored with spas. Not so much with the treatments — I don’t think I’ll ever say no to a good massage, and I’m sure other feel the same way about facials, wraps, manicures, and pedicures. But most spas offer the same general range…

A Soaring, Spooky Roger Williams Zoo Halloween

The annual Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo has a high-flying twist this year: visitors who attend the Halloween pumpkin-fest will also have the opportunity to ride the park’s new zipline to view the haunted hollows.

80s Rock, Rides and Reptiles Come to Misquamicut for Fall Fest This Weekend

The annual Misquamicut Spring Fest got washed out by some terrible weather this year, but the Misquamicut Fallfest offers redemption this weekend.

Play ‘Four Legs to Stand On’ Supports Families Coping with Addiction

The play Four Legs to Stand On is a story about addiction and compassion, followed by an opportunity for Rhode Islanders to discuss the impact that alcohol and other drug abuse has had on their lives — and how they can support people in recovery. The Fall 2017 Tour of Four Legs to Stand presented…

Let an Expert Guide You Through the Best of Rhode Island Dining This Week

Providence Journal food editor Gail Ciampa has been the leading authority on Rhode Island dining for more than three decades, and she’s brought together many of her favorite restaurants at this week’s ProJo Critic’s Choice Award Food & Drink Event at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.

Hascon Gets It On in Providence This Weekend

Hascon — Rhode Island based Hasbro’s version of ComicCon — debuts this weekend at the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center with interactive displays focusing on the diverse products produced by the world’s leading toy company, from Monopoly to Star Wars.

Paddy’s Beach Club is One of America’s Top Beach Bars

Paddy’s Beach Club in Misquamicut is loud, brash, and a whole lot of summer fun. With its foam parties, DJs pounding out EDM, and summer crowds of beach bros and babes up from the Tri-State Area, it’s not for everyone, but for our money this is the one can’t-miss beach bar in Rhode Island. Day…