13 Places To Get Your Halloween Penny Candy Fix in Rhode Island

Halloween is almost here. Instead of running to the closest corner store chain, visit a locally-owned candy shop in Rhode Island. What might surprise you is the greater variety of nostalgic penny candies like Smarties lollipops, gold coins, Warheads, and Super Sour Drops. Better yet, these stores have sweets year round to satisfy your candy…

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.

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…

Play in Jamestown Speaks to Disease of Addiction

Opioid addiction, in the form of pills or heroin, is a disease experts say has hit epidemic proportion; the play “Four Legs to Stand On,” is written by a South County native and tackles the issue in all of its dramatic complexity.

South County is Casting a Wider Net for Visitors

Matunuck Oyster Bar founder Perry Raso has helped introduce experiential travel to South County with his oyster-raking outings, and new South County Tourism Council head Louise Bishop wants to see more of the same from others in the region — not just to attract experience-oriented Millennials, but tourists from as far away as China. My…

Warm Up With the Misquamicut Spring Fest This Weekend

Despite the lack of sun and general warmth, it really is springtime on the calendar, which means it’s time to bundle up and get down to the beach and celebrate the annual Misquamicut Spring Fest.

The Good Gets Better at Trio

The bar at Trio in Narragansett has been a popular hangout since the restaurant opened several years ago. And now it’s bigger and better, after the restaurant closed for a few weeks for renovations. In addition to expanding the bar into a modern and roomy rectangular space with white top and cozy cushioned red leather…

Feast Your Eyes on These Fantastic Burgers!

Steak is the secret ingredient in the excellent burgers served up at Feast Sandwich Shop, a new East Greenwich eatery that’s done a booming lunch business and has a growing cult following of people who love what comes between two buns. 

Where to Find Winter Fun in South County

Pond hockey, yeeeaaah! That photo is from last year, unfortunately. Yes, we’re still waiting for our lake to stay frozen enough to enjoy some pond hockey in winter 2017, but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty of other great outdoor activity to be had down in South County.

Ringing In Little Rhody New Year

There is no shortage of places to celebrate the new year in Rhode Island, with the biggest and most diverse being in the Providence and Newport areas, but many others in between.

Lose Yourself in Literature at Westerly’s Lovely Savoy Bookstore

It might not quite be Flourish and Blotts*, but the Savoy Bookstore and Cafe in Westerly is a Harry Potter worthy shrine to the written word that makes Barnes and Noble look like an antiseptic supermarket by comparison. Love of literature suffuses every corner of this 3,000-square-foot publication paradise, where books are reverently displayed on two…