Watery Ways to Get To Folk Fest

The Newport Folk Festival runs July 28-30, and has been around since 1959 and is super popular for its great music, and with that popularity comes a lot of traffic. But there are ways around it, including getting there by water, which makes sense in that Newport is the City By the Sea.

A Taste of France an Hour from Providence

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to feel a world away. That would include Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills in the woods of Plymouth, Mass., about an hour away from downtown Providence.

Zip Your Way to a Rhody Road Trip

Not so long ago, almost nobody but students lived in downtown Providence; now, Downcity is full of luxury apartments, and plans are on the boards for even more student housing to be built as part of the I-195 corridor redevelopment project.  That’s a long way of saying that there are a lot more downtown residents…