New Providence-Newport Ferry to ‘Streak’ Across Bay Starting July 1

Rhode Island visitors who don’t want to have to choose between Providence or Newport will find that seeing both cities on one trip just got a whole lot easier — and fun! The first trial run for the revived Providence-Newport ferry service went off today, and scheduled service begins tomorrow, July 1.

The Return of Gansett?

Apparently Narragansett Brewery has been scouting some locations for a possible return to Rhode Island, including the former Capital Records building in Providence which — incidentally — was the home of the Providence Brewing Company prior to Prohibition. ‘Gansett has become a familiar sight in Little Rhody bars over the past few years and a…

ShelaLara Vineyards

Rhode Island’s newest winery is located in Coventry; ShelaLare Vineyards opened its doors in 2011 and offers tastings and tours every Saturday and Sunday as well as by appointment. The vineyard produces 20 varieties of wine each year, including natural fruit essence wines (such as the Gaspee wine slush), vintage wines, California wines, glacier dessert…