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12 Area Homes Decked Out for Halloween

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The Weekly Round-up: Five Can't-Miss Events

A Gorey affair, Comic Con, inventive dance and more!

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The Salted Slate

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Faust Hofbrauhaus

Part sturdy German citizen, part cool Brooklyn hipster, Faust Hofbrauhaus sates with its irreverent menu and extensive beer selection.

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He's Got Game

For thirty years, ProJo columnist Bill Reynolds has followed his own path, discovering small gems in sports stories that celebrate the underdog.

The Flap Over the Proposed Visitor Center at the Breakers

When Newport mansions officials decided to spruce up the visitors center (light refreshments! no more porta-potties!) almost everyone thought it was a great idea. Except, that is, a few vocal neighbors.

URI Helps Kids with Disabilities Get Ready for School

A University of Rhode Island ocean therapy program is helping children with special needs ride the waves to better lives.

Health & Wellness

Top Docs 2014

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Fall Getaways: Cook's Country

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Getting Crafty

The brewing industry in Rhode Island is growing — literally. From the farming of hops to the opening of new breweries and brewpubs, craft culture is getting stronger.

Will Work for Food

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Snapshot of Rhode Island

Taken from the back page of Rhode Island Monthly, each month we feature an iconic image from around the state.

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Benefit Street: A Mile of History

Benefit Street: A Mile of History
Event name
Benefit Street: A Mile of History
EventID
441836107
event Date Begin
06-17-2014
event Date End
10-30-2014
event Days
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
org Name
Rhode Island Historical Society
event Url
http://www.rihs.org/walking-tours/
venue Name
John Brown House
venue Address1
52 Power Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02906
event Ticket Info
$15 Adults | $12 Seniors | $10 Students & RIHS Members | Free For Children 8 & Under
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-273-7507 x362
event Email
bbarnes@rihs.org
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
11am
event Type
HERITAGE + TOURS
secondary Type
Created in the mid-18th century “for the benefit of all,” this colonial thoroughfare shows off an enviable collection of 18th and 19th century wood-frame houses. Although the street gives the appearance of being a museum mile, it is actually a vital urban neighborhood enhanced by on-going preservation efforts since the 1950s.

Armory Farmers Market

Armory Farmers Market
Event name
Armory Farmers Market
EventID
441836988
event Date Begin
05-29-2014
event Date End
10-30-2014
event Days
org Name
Farm Fresh Rhode Island
event Url
http://www.farmfresh.org/food/farmersmarkets_details.php?market=17
venue Name
Dexter Training Ground Park
venue Address1
Cranston Street
venue Address2
between Dexter Street and Parade Street
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02903
event Ticket Info
Free
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
FOOD
secondary Type
FESTIVALS
Farm Fresh Rhode Island is growing a local food system that values environment, health, and quality of life of Rhode Island farmers and eaters.  The market features fresh produce, beef, chicken, eggs, shellfish, bread, coffee and prepared foods, all from 20 vendors.

Spooky Studio

Spooky Studio
Event name
Spooky Studio
EventID
441874952
event Date Begin
10-29-2014
event Date End
10-30-2014
event Days
Wednesday, Thursday
org Name
Providence Children's Museum
event Url
http://www.childrenmuseum.org/
venue Name
Providence Children's Museum
venue Address1
100 South Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02903
event Ticket Info
Program included with admission; free for Museum members.
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-273-5437
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
ART + MUSEUMS
secondary Type
FAMILY FUN
Experiment with slime, dress up, create spooky creatures, and have other frightful fun in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s hands-on art and science exploration space.

A Very Gorey Affair

A Very Gorey Affair
Event name
A Very Gorey Affair
EventID
441874958
event Date Begin
10-30-2014
event Date End
10-30-2014
event Days
Thursday
org Name
Redwood Library
event Url
http://redwoodlibrary.org/programs/2014/09/16/very-gorey-affair-october-30
venue Name
Redwood Library
venue Address1
50 Bellevue Avenue
venue Address2
venue City
Newport
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02840
event Ticket Info
Free for members, $10 for non-members
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-847-0292
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
SPECIAL EVENTS
secondary Type
ART + MUSEUMS, FOOD, THEATRE
This delightful and entertaining evening will feature a wine and cheese reception followed by a performance by Bob Kerr, beloved former Providence Journal columnist and star of several Providence Newspaper Guild Follies performances. Bob will amuse us with a slideshow of favorite Gorey illustrations, after which cake (generously donated by Russell Morin Fine Catering) and champagne will be served. Costumes are welcome but not required.

Bewitched by Opera

Bewitched by Opera
Event name
Bewitched by Opera
EventID
441877507
event Date Begin
10-30-2014
event Date End
10-30-2014
event Days
org Name
Opera Providence
event Url
http://www.operaprovidence.org/calendar.htm#2014-10-30
venue Name
venue Address1
venue Address2
venue City
venue State
venue Zip
event Ticket Info
$60
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
Cocktails: 6:00-6:45pm Dinner:  6:45-8:00pm Concert: 8:00pm
event Type
MUSIC
secondary Type
FOOD
Opera Providence presents an evening of nostalgia with selections guaranteed to give you a “haunting” experience as you are surrounded by the works of the great masters in America’s first Art Club.  Come and experience great food, friends and family, exceptional art, and fantastic music provided by the Opera Providence Ensemble directed by Rene de la Garza.

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