Samantha Labrecque

Have You Heard the Buzz?

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is lighting up the dome of the State House in black and yellow to look like a giant bumblebee.

The Audubon is hoping to raise awareness on the populations of bees, butterflies and other pollinator insects that are steeply declining due to the loss of habitat, pollution, misuse of chemicals, disease and change in climatic patterns.

The Dish: Q-and-A with Luluna Kombucha

We talked with Luluna Kombucha owner and co-founder, Lucy Kreger, about the fermented tea and its probiotic benefits.

We talked with Luluna Kombucha owner and co-founder, Lucy Kreger, about the fermented tea and its probiotic benefits. The local effervescent drink can be found at fill stations or on tap throughout the state at participating locations.

What’s Up Doc: Doctor Christopher M. Furey, Family Medicine

We talked to several of Rhode Island's 237 Top Doctors on why they chose medicine as a career and how, to them, it's more than a job.

“One of the nice things about family medicine and primary care is that you get to see people and get to know them over time by building relationships with them. You seem them when they are healthy and when they are sick so relating to them comes naturally.”

What’s Up Doc: Doctor Alex Etienne, Addiction Medicine

We talked to several of Rhode Island's 237 Top Doctors on why they chose medicine as a career and how, to them, it's more than a job.

“Usually when you do addiction medicine, the results in terms of what we define our success are not that high. When you realize that there are people who you are saving from dying or destroying their lives, well, that is rewarding.”