November 2016

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The Dish: Food Truck Sunday Fundays in Providence

Food trucks will serve up hearty fare at the Hot Club every Sunday through New Year's Day.

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Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Dec. 1–7

A festival of lights and tree lighting illuminate the week, while other fun events include the tearjerker musical, Once, and a truffle-making class.

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Celebrate Christmas at Aldrich Mansion

This Thursday, see the halls of Aldrich Mansion decked out with boughs of holly, lights and more. Plus, there will be carolers, hot chocolate and cookies.

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10 Places That Need Your Support This Giving Tuesday

Empty your purses, people.

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The Dish: Brown Grads Blend Vietnamese Gac Fruit into X.O.I. Juices

Brown University graduates Myron Lam and Linh Tran are introducing a lesser known superfruit to global markets.

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Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Nov. 24-30

Ships compete in a parade at Bowen's Wharf, Santa makes appearances in Carousel Village and Westerly, and more.

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Small Businesses, Big Deals

We can’t think of a better way to work off our Thanksgiving dinner (and leftovers) than to get out and shop locally this Saturday.

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Theater Takeaway: The Wilbury’s Straight White Men is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Turns out, you can have your white male privilege and eat it too. With whiskey.

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What We're Thankful For

Five locals tell us what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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Theater Takeaway: Trinity Rep's A Christmas Carol

The classic Christmas play sparkles with lively music and most importantly, hope.

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The Bell Gallery Hosts the Most Relevant Exhibition of 2016

With stunning foresight, Fatma Bucak's "And men turned their faces from there" addresses border and refugee crises at home and abroad.

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The Dish: 28 Local Options for Thanksgiving Dinner and Desserts

Whether it's a sit-down feast or takeout turkey and side dishes, we've rounded up some places that are accepting reservations. Plus, where to place your to-go dessert orders!

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Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Nov. 10–16

It might not be Thanksgiving yet, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start thinking about Christmas! This week's can't-miss events feature some Yuletide classics.

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Urban Wildlife Exhibit Opens For Community Day

Get up close and personal with the city's mammals, birds and invertebrates at this new show in Providence.

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What’s Under the John Brown House?

A hint: Lots and lots of cool stuff.

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Bleed For This Hits Big Screens Nationwide

Rhode Island plays a major role in the movie about the comeback story of boxer Vinny Pazienza.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About A Cappuccino

In honor of National Cappuccino Day (which was on Tuesday), we talked to two local baristas about just what makes a cappuccino a cappuccino.

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Get Artsy at Paint Nights in Rhode Island

Tap into your creative side — and some good wine or beer — at these local paint nights.

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Celebrate Women at the First Lady Project Gala and Women's Entrepreneurship Week

Here's your chance to be surrounded by motivated women (and men) who are working to make our community one we can continue to be proud of.

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Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Nov. 10–16

There's so much to do this week! From scouting out mushrooms to taking selfies with batman at RI Comic Con, there's a whole lotta fun to be had.

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Rhode Island Comic Con: A Crash Course

A self-proclaimed nerd offers her Comic Con survival guide for newbies.

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Scale the Highest Peak in Newport

Miantonomi Tower opens for one day only, and you don't want to miss the views.

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Five Wines to Try at Newport Vineyards

We taste five brilliant wines at Newport Vineyards— and you should too!

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Q-and-A: Be a Man with Comedian Ray Harrington

Harrington and a group of close friends created a documentary about his journey of finding out what it means to be a man in modern day America.

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Backstage at PPAC's The King and I

We learned what it's really like behind the scenes of this Broadway powerhouse.

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Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Nov. 3–9

Fine Furnishings, Restaurant Week, WaterFire and more.

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Beer Events in November

Beat the fall chill with a Beer Fest, a beer vs. wine dinner and some deep breaths followed by — you guessed it — more delicious beer.

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Trinity Rep Offers Free Tickets for All Eleventh Graders

We got the scoop on the Project Discovery giveaway.

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