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Five Can’t-Miss Events: Jan. 18–24

Hear Tchaikovsky's Fourth, eat your way through Providence, catch a show and more fun things to do.

1. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony Think Tchaikovsky should only be listened to around Christmas? Think again. The Rhode Island Philharmonic presents the Russian composer’s Fourth Symphony, a lament about the hardships of life (talk about a totally different vibe than his famous Nutcracker Suite). While that may make it sound like a sob-fest, to the contrary, the piece is bold and…

Hot Hikes for Cold Days (Plus, What to Pack)

Warm up as you traverse these local hiking trails.

The days might be short and cold, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend them inside binging on Netflix (though we’re not judging if you do). Pick a hike (see our list below), then pack up and roll out with locally sourced hiking gear, certified for homebodies and adventurers alike. Pick A Hike From Audubon Society of Rhode Island…

5 Cold-Weather Getaways in Rhode Island

You don't have to leave the state for a winter escape. Think: heated pools, cozy fireplaces and (our favorite) room service.

The Break, a quaint boutique hotel in Narragansett, boasts an onsite restaurant serving beach-inspired bistro fare as well as an outdoor saltwater pool that’s heated and open all year round. Show Caption Hide Caption The Break’s guest rooms are beachy yet cozy, with plush king-sized beds and gas fireplaces to ward off the chill. Now through January 22, get 50…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Dry January

Plus, RI gets new grant for new asthma center, a new way to reverse Alzheimers, SAD is real and more in health and wellness.

Everyone and their mother is jumping on the “dry January” trend (we can’t help but wonder: Will there come a day when drinking is totally not cool?), and you can too with the sage advice from these experts: Think, how to maneuver at a party where booze is being handed out like water or when your colleague invites you to…

11 Favorite Spots for Providence Restaurant Weeks

The biannual dining event includes three-course lunches for $16.95 (long lunch, anyone?) and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95 at more than 100 restaurants.

Providence Restaurant Weeks are returning to the city and the surrounding area January 14 to 27. Now’s the time to book your reservations to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the best deals at Rhode Island’s top restaurants.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Jan.11–17

Learn about dinosaurs for days, brunch hard at Whaler's, enjoy game night at Blithewold and more fun things to do.

1. Brunch So Hard: Liege Waffles at Whaler’s Brewing From The Burgundian: Coffee and Waffles Facebook. Already threw your New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier out the window? Good for you; now you can enjoy a guilt-free brunch provided by Burgundian: Coffee and Waffles at Whaler’s this coming Sunday. But just what are Liege waffles? Think dough-based, yeast-raised waffles with…

House Lust: A Refurbished Recreation Hall in Oakland Village

This stunning labor of love, fourteen years in the making, is on the market in Burrillville.

The property is on the market for $529,000. It boasts a two-bed, two-bath, 2,666 square-foot loft, an 800 square-foot ground-level studio and an 800 square-foot ground-level apartment. Show Caption Hide Caption The aforementioned bubbler, plus other historic rec center-appropriate details such as a telephone and fire hose. Show Caption Hide Caption The open floor plan is heated via wood stove…