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International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum Grand Re-Opening

The sports museum has been completely renovated and now features multimedia technology, including a hologram of Roger Federer.

Newport’s International Tennis Hall of Fame has redesigned its entire museum. As a part of my tour, I spent the morning having a nonchalant sit-down with tennis legend Roger Federer about his love for the game. Okay fine, it was just the Hall of Fame’s miraculous hologram of Federer. But for the record, I dodged every ball served and sweaty…

Hey RI: How Fit Do You Think You Are?

Take our survey and help us share a picture of how Rhode Island sleeps, stresses and exercises. You'll see the final results in our September issue!

Remember loving the game Twenty Questions when you were a kid? Those of us with young’uns between the ages of three and ten have come full circle and are playing it again. (All. The. Time.) Kids or no kids, we want you to play with us, and our questions are all about your health habits: What do you listen to…

Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis now a Student at Johnson and Wales

You can find her at New England Fan Fest’s wrestling convention later this month.

A couple of months ago, Johnson and Wales student Maria Kanellis finished a final exam on a break from her job while in a locker room in the United Kingdom. She was in a locker room because it was the only place she could find Wi-Fi — a necessity for getting the assignment done — and in the UK because…well,…

Former NBC News Correspondent Returns to Providence College

Mike Leonard returns to PC tomorrow to give a talk about his film, Providence, which focuses on transformative years at the college.

Mike Leonard, a Providence College class of 1970 alumnus, and former national correspondent for the “Today” show on NBC, will head a conversation between faculty and classmates about the transformative years at the college between 1966­­­­–70. The discussion will take place at Blackfriars Theatre at Providence College, this Sat., May 30 at 3 p.m. Leonard will show clips of his…

Bike Pie Jousting in Providence

BikeFest RI has all sorts of fun things planned for you to do on your bike.

There are lots of things you can do on your bike: commute, race, back flips. (Okay, that’s definitely a select few on the last one.) But what about bike pie jousting? “Because what would be better than pie-ing in the face while riding a bike?” ask the organizers of BikeFest RI. Yes, on May 9 bicycling enthusiasts from all over…

5 Questions with Om Gal Rebecca Pacheco

The international yoga teacher and creator of the yoga and wellness site Om Gal will be in Providence this week for a book signing of Do Your Om Thing.

International yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site Om Gal, Rebecca Pacheco, will be in Providence on Fri., April 17 for a book signing of Do Your Om Thing at Books on the Square (471 Angell St.) at 7 p.m. In this q-and-a, Pacheco tells us how she first became interested in yoga (before yoga pants even…

9 Last Chance Winter Activities

Get out there before the fluffy white stuff is gone for good. You might miss it. Not.

Some of the snow has begun to melt away (finally!), so make sure you get outside to do all of these last-minute winter activities before it’s too late. Plus, warmer temperatures mean rolling in snow will be even more fun. If you’ve already gotten your fill of these six classics, here are some other options for winter-time fun.   Make…

A Look Back at Former PawSox Owner Ben Mondor

An interview with the late Ben Mondor of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

With recent news that the Pawtucket Red Sox have been sold, and that the team may move to Providence, we dug into our archives to find an interview with the late longtime owner, Ben Mondor. -Joshua Aromin Originally published in the August 2001 issue: Ben’s Bests As he prepares to retire, Pawtucket Red Sox owner Ben Mondor takes a look…

18 Places to Watch the Big Game on Sunday

Here are some of your best bets for bars airing the final showdown. Go Pats!

The Big Game is upon us on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m., and our beloved Patriots will take the championship turf for the eighth time in Super Bowl XLIX. This year, tuning in is even more imperative as the home team defends both the Phoenix field and our New England reputation. Many bars and restaurants around the state are hosting…

Watch the Endless Abilities Documentary Trailer

A documentary starring Zack Bastian, a local paraplegic athlete will air in February on PBS.

When Zack Bastian, twenty-eight, of South Kingstown isn’t in his wheelchair – the result of a dirt bike accident in 2003 – the Newport resident is doing things you might not expect from a paraplegic, including surfing Rhode Island waters and skiing up North. Add to that a focus of a documentary, Endless Abilities. In 2012, Bastian and three young…