Jamie Coelho

Au Courant and StyleWeek Swim Return with Celeb Stylist Derek Warburton

The biggest fashion event of the summer will raise funds for Child and Family with an open bar cocktail party, fashion show, clothing and accessories from the featured designers and much more.

The biggest fashion event of the summer is returning to Newport on Friday, July 14. StyleWeek Northeast is bringing back Au Courant and combining it with StyleWeek Swim starting at 7 p.m. at Fort Adams. The benefit is a fundraiser for Child and Family, a nonprofit organization that supports programs that strengthen families in Newport County and throughout Rhode Island, including the expansion of foster care services.

The Summer of Champagne and Lilly Pulitzer in Watch Hill

The latest attractions at the Ocean House and Watch Hill Inn involve a Secret Garden bar serving Veuve Clicquot and a suite starring the iconic preppy resort wear brand.

Exciting changes are afoot at the Watch Hill Inn and Ocean House resort, and they involve two of our favorite things: Lilly Pulitzer and Champagne. Check out the new Lilly Pulitzer Suite and the Secret Garden Bar and Lounge, serving Veuve Clicquot Champagnes and small bites.

Peek Inside Private Properties at Festival of Historic Houses

More than a dozen properties in the Upper Elmwood Historic District in Providence will welcome the public for self-guided tours.

Providence certainly has many beautiful historic homes, and if you enjoy walking past opulent architecture and noticing Victorian detailing, just think about what it might be like to go inside. You can get a rare glimpse behind the doors and windows of these homes on June2−3 for Providence Preservation Society’s Festival of Historic Houses.

Alex and Ani’s Carolyn Rafaelian on Cover of Forbes

Carolyn Rafaelian is on the cover of Forbes magazine. She’s been dubbed the “Bangle Billionaire,” and is listed as one of the “Richest Self-Made Women."

Carolyn Rafaelian is on the cover of Forbes magazine. She’s been dubbed the “Bangle Billionaire,” and is listed as one of the “Richest Self-Made Women,” landing at #18 on the list. Yes, she’s richer than Beyonce (#46). From the article: “From its headquarters in unassuming Cranston, Rhode Island, Alex and Ani’s revenues have skyrocketed from $5 million in 2010 to…

Gastros Puts a Gourmet Spin on Hot Dogs and Sausages

The Providence food cart is mixing up the mobile vendor scene with housemade sausage sandwiches and charcuterie.

Owen Doyle and Travis Gervasio are carting their housemade hot dogs and sausages around Providence to rave reviews. The co-owners launched Gastros mobile food cart in 2015, getting the business off the ground while working unsatisfying corporate jobs. Now they’ve been able to quit those positions, and move on to full-time touting of their own recipes.

Celebrate Ag Day with Farmers and Free Food Samples

Meet local farmers and food producers on May 17 at the State House as they teach Rhode Islanders about food that is grown, caught, made and reared in Rhode Island.

There’s an open house at the State House next Wednesday, May 17, and it involves free food. The sixteenth annual Ag Day (Rhode Island Agriculture Day) takes places from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and it’s an opportunity to meet local farmers and food producers as they set up tables around the rotunda to teach Rhode Islanders about food that…

Don’t Miss the Last Ringling Bros. Circus Ever

The circus ends its run with a finale in Providence, Rhode Island, at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

This season marks the very last Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus ever. Yes, ever. You can catch the final run of “The Greatest Show on Earth” with Circus EXTREME this weekend at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence as it concludes more than fifty years of enjoyment under Feld Entertainment.

Harvesting Rhode Island on RI PBS on Thursdays

The documentary-style show visits twenty-two Rhode Island farms in eleven episodes on Thursday nights at 7 p.m.

For an in-depth look at where your local food comes from, turn to Rhode Island PBS on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. The “Harvesting Rhode Island” television series is a documentary-style show that visits twenty-two Rhode Island farms in eleven episodes on Thursday nights at 7 p.m. The series took nearly a year to complete.