Samantha Labrecque

A Healthy Work Day Keeps Health Issues Away

Many working professionals feel like they just can’t fit healthy habits into their hectic work schedules. Luckily, we can help.

Thinkstock While health is wealth and practicing a healthy life style is important, many working professionals feel like they just can’t fit healthy habits (like exercising and eating right) into their hectic work schedules. Luckily, we can help. Read on to see how you can make healthy choices during the day, even at the office. Problem: Frequent Snacking Eat sensibly….

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Dec. 28–Jan. 3

Let it go with Frozen on Ice, cure your New Year's hangover with a race, stargaze and more fun things to do.

1. Frozen on Ice From Frozen on Ice Facebook. Do you want to build a snowman? What about watching Anna, Elsa and the talking snowman Olaf come to life with dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music that will magically take you right to the winter land of Arendelle? Become a part of Anna’s fearless adventure to find her…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Dec. 14–20

Take a ride on the Polar Express, watch sugar plums dance in the Nutcracker, hear Celtic Christmas music and more fun things to do.

1. Blackstone Valley Polar Express From Blackstone Valley Polar Express Facebook. Make-believe comes to life during this ninety-minute holiday train trip and reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s modern classic: The Polar Express. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, get your ticket punched by the conductor, hear the engineer call “all aboard!” and chat with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children will also receive…

Hands-on Gifts for Your Child this Christmas

Unplug your child this Christmas with these hands-on, brain-stimulating toys, all found at local toy stores.

For the Little Mad Scientist:Make Your Own Candy Kits By Glee Gum $13.95 (ages eight and older) Your little one will love the sweet results you’ll get from these innovative activity kits. Make your own chewing gum, gummies or even chocolate with natural ingredients in just a few simple steps. This educational toy is designed to connect, create and captivate…

Proclamation Ale Opens New Brewery

The Warwick location is five times the size of its former brewery in West Kingston.

Proclamation Ale Company first opened its doors in West Kingston in 2013, but this week it reopens in a new location that’s five times larger than its former production space. The new 15,000-square-foot facility can be found in a warehouse off Kilvert Street in Warwick.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 30–Dec. 6

Deck gingerbread halls, put some jingle in your jog, attend Bristol's grand illumination and more fun things to do.

1. Gingerbread House Contest If you want to build a prize-winning gingerbread house, you’ll have your chance to think outside the graham cracker box at the Artists’ Exchange thirteenth annual gingerbread house decorating contest. Create an edible masterpiece using graham crackers, frosting and candy for a chance to win a prize. Artisan’s goods, raffles and holiday grab bags will also…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 16–22

Get in a holidaze (in a good way), shop 'til you drop at Blithewold, don a mask for a good cause and more things to do.

1. Holiday Shopping at Blithewold From Blithewold Facebook. Getting a head start on your holiday shopping? Shop ’til you drop in the holiday decorated splendor at Blithewold Mansion. Take a stroll through the first floor of Blithewold at the winter marketplace, where guests will find goods from local traders and purveyors  artisans and artists. If you are looking for a…