Samantha Labrecque

Five Can’t Miss Events: August 30–Sept. 6

Funny shows, rhythm and roots to dance to, a moonlight paddle in Wakefield and more fun things to do.

1. Rhythm and Roots Festival Enjoy a weekend of “r and r” — and we’re not talking about rest and relaxation! Head to the Rhythm and Roots Festival for a hearty dose of soulful music and camping at Ninigret Park. Your time will be jam-packed with food, crafts, dancing and, of course, American roots music headlined by Grammy winners the Mavericks…

Five Juice Spots to Get Your Health Drink Fix

When in doubt, drink juice.

Five Juice Spots to Get Your Health Drink Fix By Samantha Labrecque When you have a good blender and quality ingredients, you can easily make a healthy and delicious smoothie. But what about the times when you’re on the run and these items are not accessible to you? We rounded up several local juice bars where you can get one…

Five Can’t Miss Events: Aug. 24–30

Party Riverside style, attend Sam's Fest at Slater Mill, run a wine-soaked race and more fun things to do.

1. Olson and Son Hopyard Field Day Olson and Son Hopyard has a heartwarming story to tell (you can read more about it here) and owner Eric Olson is celebrating his hopyard’s growth with a field day, Riverside style. Local businesses will provide goodies: there will be nitro cold brew from Borealis Coffee, brews from Narragansett Beer, Buttonwoods Craft Brewing and some…

Five Can’t Miss Events: Aug. 17–23

Gorge on Jamaican jerk and Greek food, watch Rogue One in a quarry, learn about sinister apothecaries and more fun things to do.

1. Jamaican Jerk Grille at Newport Polo Do slow grilled, spice rubbed pork chops make your mouth water? What about the decadence of rum and pineapple bread pudding topped with whipped cream? If those tasty dishes sound appealing to you and if you are interested in partaking in a cultural dining experience, then join the USA and Jamaican polo teams immediately…

Attend This Three-course Dessert Tasting from Top Pastry Chefs

The three chefs from Gracie's and Ellie's Bakery, PVDonuts and Sin will each present their very own signature dessert course.

All photos by JWessel Photography. Gracie’s is hosting a dessert-focused dining event, Sucree: Seaside Garden Party, on August 28 at the Rotunda Ballroom at Easton’s Beach in Newport. The evening will bring together three of Rhode Island’s best pastry chefs, Lori Kettelle of PVDonuts, Jennifer Luxmoore of Sin , and Gracie’s own executive pastry chef, Melissa Denmark of Gracie’s and…

Watch the “Most Rhody Day Ever” Video

YouTuber Matt Oliveira flew one of his subscribers to Rhode Island to embark on the Most Rhody Day Ever, and here are the results.

Matt Oliveira, a twenty-five-year-old flight attendant and YouTuber from Lincoln, recently released a video on his YouTube channel, Molives TV, which features an unreal trip around the smallest state with the most Rhody day ever!

Get a Taste of Rhode Island at Boston Public Market

The Boston Public Market's indoor year-round marketplace is featuring a Rhode Island Local Food Bazaar.

If you find yourself in Beantown anytime now through September 3, stop by the Boston Public Market for an innovative, healthy and delicious taste of Rhode Island. This indoor year-round marketplace, located on the ground floor of the Haymarket train station, features a Rhode Island local food bazaar.

Luxe Burger’s Build Your Own Burger Contest

Choose from more than forty-five ingredients to craft the burger of your dreams and enter for a chance to win prizes and more.

If you are still in search of the perfect burger, consider creating your own through Luxe Burger’s Build Your OwnBurger contest. From now until September 15, guests can craft the burger of their dreams using more than 400,000 possible combinations of ingredients. T

5 Ways to Spend Your Day on the Water

Whether it's paddle boarding or kayaking, watery fun is just around the corner.

Do you wanna spend a day by the water but the beach (all that sand in places sand wasn’t meant to be) isn’t exactly what you had in mind? Check out these five ways to cool off and soak in the sun this summer in ways that the whole family will enjoy! Paddle boarding Tall or short, young or old,…