Jamie Coelho

One-Stop Shopping at the Arcade

Take a peek inside the Arcade and check multiple tasks and pleasures off your to-do list with this itinerary.

Providence’s historical Arcade is the nation’s oldest operating indoor mall and, unlike many commercial mega-plexes, it focuses on local-minded retailers. 130 Westminster St., Providence, 401-454-4568, arcadeprovidence.com 9 a.m. Savor latte art at New Harvest Coffee and Spirits, featuring beans from around the world roasted in Pawtucket. Bring your laptop and peruse email over free WiFi and a Seven Stars pastry….

Best April Fools' Jokes in Rhode Island

Last year's April Fools' jokes are still funny today. We kept track of some of the best spoofs we saw posted by local businesses, organizations and personalities on social media.

1. Roger Williams Park Zoo: "Here at the Zoo, we strive to give you the best visitor experience possible! Which is why we've decided to add SHARKS to the Wetlands Trail – these massive apex predators will be sure to get your heart pounding as you walk the idyllic Wetlands Trail. Who doesn't want a little excitement in their nature…

Adopt the Most Adorable Micro Pigs Ever

“The Rhode Show” always highlights something cool from the magazine for a video segment, and this month, adorable pet micro pigs stole the show.

I went on “The Rhode Show” today to talk about what's inside the April issue of Rhode Island Monthly, on newsstands now. The magazine is all about the best cocktails in the state, celebrity bartenders and bar bites. “The Rhode Show” always highlights something cool from the magazine for a video segment, and this month, adorable pet micro pigs stole…

The Dish: Humble Pie Company

The name Humble Pie applies as much to baker Daniel Sheehan as it does to the pie.

Peek your head inside the kitchen at Crossroads and you might see Daniel Sheehan making some of the most beautiful pies you’ve ever seen. On one occasion, he weaved lattice strips of dough over a linzertorte pie filled with ruby-red cranberry jam. Around this time of year, he’s baking maple pecan, apple, and lemon and chocolate tarts, and a gluten-free…

Get Speed-Styled Tonight!

Attendees will get ten-minute consultations at four different stations about wardrobe, hair and makeup for a complete mini-makeover.

Have you ever wished you could get a makeover, but don’t have the time? Tonight the Arcade is hosting Speed Styling from 6-9 p.m. Attendees will get ten-minute consultations at four different stations about wardrobe, hair and makeup for a complete mini-makeover. It’s like speed dating, except for your appearance. Tricia Cromwell of Trust in Tricia is a wardrobe consultant…

The Dupe is a Scandalous Affair

The Victorian-age play Le Dindon or The Dupe, is like an episode of “The Real Housewives” of XYZ with historical context.

Illicit affairs aren’t just a crutch of the modern-day television series. The Victorian-age play Le Dindon or The Dupe, is like an episode of “The Real Housewives” of XYZ with historical context. The 2nd Story Theatre play takes on the cheating husband and his wife’s mission to catch him in the act, not so much to vilify him, but to justify…

Arm Candy

There are multiple misters in designer Nicole D’Andrea’s life. When the Smithfield native travels, she sports Mr. Arrogant on her arm, but for a night on the town, it’s all about Mr. Right Now. These aren’t men we’re talking about, although D’Andrea does have a mister right now. She’s speaking about the Mister Collection for her vibrant d’andrea handbags, headquartered…

One-Stop Shopping

Providence’s historical Arcade is the nation’s oldest operating indoor mall and it focuses on local-minded retailers. 130 Westminster St., Providence, 454-4568, arcadeprovidence.com. 9 a.m. Savor latte art at New Harvest Coffee and Spirits, featuring beans roasted in Pawtucket. Peruse email over free WiFi and a Seven Stars pastry. 272-4604, newharvestcoffee.com. 10 a.m. Avoid over-tweezing and unibrows with eyebrow threading at…

10 Inspiring Lessons from Viola Davis

The seventeenth annual Women's Summit at Bryant University hosted Davis, who grew up in Central Falls and shared wisdom learned along her journey to becoming a two-time Oscar-nominated actress and producer.

The annual Women’s Summit at Bryant University is always one of the most inspiring days of the year for women (and some men). Last Friday, the seventeenth annual event hosted Viola Davis, who grew up in Central Falls and shared wisdom learned along her journey of living in a dysfunctional home and defying all odds to become a two-time Oscar-nominated…

James Beard Foundation Awards Finalist in Rhode Island

The 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards finalists were announced today via livestream in Chicago, Illinois, and a Rhode Island chef made it to the short list.

The 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards finalists were announced today via livestream in Chicago, Illinois, and Matthew Jennings of Farmstead in Providence earned a nomination for Best Chef: Northeast. This is his fourth acknowledgement, and his third time making it to the short list of nominees, also in 2011 and 2012. The winners will be announced on Mon. May 5…