Jamie Coelho

The Dish: Bootblack Brand Syrups Make Mixing Cocktails Easy

The complex simple syrups, which include flavors ginger cardamom lime and cranberry jalapeño, can be mixed with spirits and soda to create drinks with delicious flavor profiles.

Like many great businesses, the idea for Bootblack Brand small batch cocktail and soda syrups was born on a bar stool with good friends. Founder Paul Kubisky sipped cocktails at various bars and realized how hard it is for everyday people to mix up great cocktails at home. His brand of complex simple syrups, which includes flavors ginger cardamom lime…

Rhody Classics: A Day in the Life of Beau Vestal

The renowned chef balances family and restaurant life at New Rivers.

Chef Beau Vestal of New Rivers. Photography by Angel Tucker.It’s not easy to keep a restaurant open for ten years, never mind twenty-seven. New Rivers is one of those places that endure while always staying relevant. It had big shoes to fill when it took over the space from Al Forno in 1990 under owners Bruce and Pat Tillinghast, who…

Kiel James Patrick Opens First Retail Location in Newport

The store features KJP's growing apparel line and trademark bracelets, jewelry and accessories on Bowen's Wharf.

Rhode Island-based Kiel James Patrick will open its first store in Newport sometime this May. It’s been a long time coming for the accessories and apparel company, but the founders were waiting for the right location to expand to retail.

Rhody Classics: Clams Casino

Learn about the Rhode Island-born dish. Plus, a recipe from Matunuck Oyster Bar.

Photography by Angel Tucker.CLASSIC RHODY DISH: Clams Casino Digging up the dish’s history with a recipe from Matunuck Oyster Bar. The origins of clams casino are debatable, but theory suggests that the dish was first introduced at the Narragansett Pier Casino. According to Kate Vivian, coordinator at the Towers, then-chef Julius Keller cited in his 1939 memoir, Inns and Outs,…

Cleverhood Launches Cleverpup Raingear for Dogs

From the makers of Cleverhood high-performance rain capes for humans, there’s now Cleverpup raingear for canines.

Both lines are made eighteen miles down the road in Fall River, Massachusetts, while the headquarters for the company is located on the West Side of Providence. Cleverhood is a pooch-loving business with six dogs between three employees.

Top 25 Tweets from the Lady Project Summit

Inspiring lessons we learned and fun moments we saw on social media while following along during the Lady Project Summit.

Elana Gross, Lily Herman, Nisha Chittal and Rhonesha Byng on the Lady Project Summit Media Panel.This week, lots of women are still nursing Lady Project Summit hangovers. Not from drinking too much wine, but from soaking up an incredible amount of career and lifestyle advice, helpful tips and inspirational speeches from the daylong event. Last Saturday, more than 300 women…