The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island was instrumental in pushing forward Rhode Island’s paid family leave policy, enacted in January. The policy offers job-protected time off for new parents as well as foster parents and people caring for ill family members. CEO Marcia Coné breaks it down for us.
Craft cocktails are all the rage, and Rhode Island’s scene is getting bigger as fast as you can say, “Hey bartender!” We imbibed far and wide to find some of the best libations, locally made liquors and bar food. It's five o'clock somewhere!
Beach Feast: Jules Opton-Himmel of Walrus and Carpenter Oysters takes us on a tour of his oyster farm, then he and chef Ben Sukle of birch restaurant dig clams, and demonstrate how to grill them on the beach using a simple recipe.
Winter chills stretched long into spring this year with threats of nor’easters lingering into the end of March. But the warm breezes are finally here, and our guide will help you make it the best summer ever.