Carly Barnhardt

Photos: The Best of Rhode Island Party

More than 390 winners were honored at PPAC.

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The Dish: Q-and-A: Cristiano Labia: Manager and Wine Director at Pane e Vino

Cristiano Labia, the new manager and wine director at Pane e Vino, brings authentic Italian charm (and super fresh mozzarella) to a favorite Federal Hill restaurant.

Cristiano Labia hails from Rome, Italy, from a family of restaurateurs and bakers. He made his way to the United States in 1994, taking his first restaurant position at Bellablu in New York City, and he has worked at several renowned places, including Le Madri Restaurant and Bellavitae Enogastonomia Italiana. In 2011, he moved to Aspen for nearly five years,…

Photos: The Southern New England Heart Ball

The black-tie event was held at Marble House in Newport.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption More than 260 business leaders in the community attended the Southern New England Heart Ball, a…

Experience Mysterium at the Providence Public Library

Every October, the library transforms into a haunted manor.

TEN31 Productions is collaborating with Providence Public Library to turn it into a haunted manor. It’s all a part of the library’s third annual fundraising event, Mysterium, the Eternal Masquerade, on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. But don’t expect zombies and mummies to come out of the woodwork. The event is “Halloween-inspired,” according to TEN31 co-founder and Providence Public Library…

Photos: La Salle Academy's Annual Scholarship Dinner

The event raised more than $150,000 for students.

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Help Support Gotta Have Sole's Shoes for School Program

Help raise enough funds to provide 1,000 children with the footwear they need to begin the 2016-2017 school year on the right foot.

It’s officially back-to-school season, and if that doesn’t get your heart racing, the thought of going back-to-school shopping certainly will. You might have to drag your little one to pick out their lunchbox and crayons after a long summer break by the beach, but for the 1.7 million homeless children living in the United States, this time of year often…

Five Can't Miss Events of the Week: Aug. 11–17

Foo Fest, Washington County Fair, Reggae Fest and more.

AS220's Foo Fest Don’t miss AS220’s annual summer block party as the arts nonprofit takes over Empire Street in Providence with incredible musical acts, including headliner Dan Deacon, plus innovative, Providence-based Arc Iris and punk band, Lovesick. When you’re not rocking out, you can also look forward to the return of the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire for some guidance…

Poking Around Providence's Historic PokeStops

Thirteen historic sites serve as PokeStops in Providence, so take some time to learn while you play.

Never before have so many people searched for gyms. The Pokemon GO craze has taken over Providence, and we had to poke around. What we ended up finding (or rediscovering, as the case may be) are thirteen historic PokeStops in our very own historic Providence. PokeStops are places in the game Pokemon Go that allow you to collect eggs and…

The ALS Ice Bucket Meets Coffee Milk Challenge

Larry Kaplan stopped in Providence as part of his 50in30 Challenge for which he's traveling to fifty states and having buckets be filled with local substances to be dumped over his head.

The ALS Bucket Challenge, which went viral two summers ago, raised more than $220 million for the ALS Association and funded the discovery of a new gene that appears to contribute to ALS. The challenge was started by Nancy Frates, the mother of former Boston College basketball player Peter Frates, but quickly spread via social media across the country and…

Five Can't Miss Events of the Week: July 28–Aug. 3

Malala comes to PVD, Newport Jazz, Cultural Survival and more.

An Evening with Malala International best-selling author of I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai, who became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 at just seventeen, fights for the rights of young girls around the world who do not have access to education. At fifteen, she was shot by the Taliban while traveling home from school by bus…