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.

Circus XTreme Puts an Xtraordinary Cap on a Century Plus of History

The Ringling Brother & Barnum & Bailey’s Circus held its last-ever performances as “The Greatest Show on Earth” in Providence last weekend. After over a century of history in showbiz, the circus, at last, has had its final act.

Sometimes Queasy Memories of Rocky Point Park

There’s a stretch of broken railroad track where the scenic train once chugged. Down the gut of the place are towering, rusting hulks that were the stanchions of the Skyliner gondola ride. At the top of the old ride are caves, formed by giant rocks that create tenuous walking paths, daring walkers then and now….

Serenity Found Downtown at the Providence Biltmore Spa

Downtown Providence has a lot of hotels, but only one of them has a spa: the Providence Biltmore. And while it’s not a destination spa in the conventional sense, it has become a magnet for Providence visitors and residents alike who are looking for an hour or two of serenity and pampering in Downcity.

Seastreak Expands Providence-Newport Ferry Service for 2017

Why choose between a Providence or Newport vacation when you can have both? Thanks to the seasonal Seastreak high-speed ferry service, you can easily combine the seaside charms of Newport with the vibrant cultural and dining scene of Providence with a scenic, one-hour ferry ride across Narragansett Bay.

Party for the Planet at the Zoo

Kids getting a little restless toward the end of school vacation week? Pack ’em off to the Roger Williams Park Zoo, where the Earth Day celebration “Party for the Planet” runs now through April 21.

Another Sure Sign of Spring: Evelyn’s Drive-In is Open!

Evelyn’s Drive-In opens for the season today, with owners Jane and Dom Bitto celebrating their 30th anniversary of owning Tiverton’s iconic roadside seafood stop.

Taking a Hike on Rhode Island’s Hilly Side at Tiverton’s Fort Barton

Set foot just about anywhere in Rhode Island, and you’ll find a lovely place for a hike, much of it flat, lots of it boosting your heart rate, and others downright challenging. In the latter category has to be Fort Barton and Highland Woods in Tiverton, a gorgeous hilly holding managed by the Tiverton Open…

New Hyatt Place Coming to RI

Rhode Island travelers will soon have a new place to lay their head: ground was broken on a new, 125-room Hyatt Place hotel in Warwick.

Spa Week Kicks Off Monday with $50 Treatments at the Biltmore

The Spa at the Providence Biltmore is offering $50 treatments as part of Spa Week Spring 2017, which runs April 17-23. 

At PPAC, RENT Proves to Be a Good Reason to Go “Out Tonight”

Though the Providence Performing Arts Center’s (PPAC) presentation of RENT was only about 130 minutes of a year’s 525,600, it was borrowed time well spent.

Simpatico Jamestown Warms Us Up and Gets Us Looking Forward to Summer

It seems like Simpatico Jamestown, one of our favorite Rhode Island restaurants, continues to grow and change with every new season.