October 2011


Pin the Tail

I read “Best of Rhode Island” [August]. I also discovered that the voters picked the disgraced former mayor, Buddy Cianci, as the best radio talk show host. Even in Rhode Island, can justice be that blind?

Neighborly Polish

Jazzy Nails and Spa was chosen as the best spa in the East Bay. I prefer Star Nails and Spa in Bristol, and Alayne White Spa, also in Bristol, is a full range, five-star facility where all spa treatments are done in private rooms rather than a row of recliners out in the open with little privacy. Alayne White is also a philanthropist who sponsors and works on many area causes that benefit both animals and the people of Rhode Island.
Editor’s note: Rhode Island Monthly readers selected Jazzy Nails and Spa of Warren as the best spa in the East Bay as part of our “Best of Rhode Island Readers’ Poll.”
Take Note

Thank you for including us in the “Best of Rhode Island” [August]. The piece was nice, however Mosaic is not a nightclub. We do have live entertainment on Saturday nights that consists of a singer and a guitar player performing South American ballads, but that’s far from a nightclub and the perception of loud music and dancing. 

We are focused on our food and everything that complements the experience of food and culture here at Mosaic. The vision that I had when my family and I decided to go on this venture was to open a place that is not better, but different. The perception people have of the majority of Latin American establishments throughout the city is loud music, salsa and merengue. We don’t want to confuse people: Our focus is on food and on bridging different communities to come and try something different.

Editor’s note: Mosaic won a Best of Rhode Island award in the Food category for Best Latin American Bistro. Congratulations, Mosaic! It was, indeed, your food that made 
us take note.

Thank you so much for choosing Rock and Rose Boutique in Smithfield as a Best of Rhode Island winner. As a new small business owner in a difficult economic climate, I cannot express how much it means just to be recognized, especially by such a well-respected publication. The response I have received confirms that my vision is clear, and I can move forward with confidence to better serve the community. It also shows how your readers truly value the opinions and content of Rhode Island Monthly.

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