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The Weekly Weigh-In: Is the healing power of nature the real deal?

Plus, no more sickouts for Warwick school teachers, cookies for breakfast and a fall health and wellness fair.

It’s football season, which means Sundays are now wing-days. And with wings, you need dip. But forget the gloopy ranch, try this healthier (and tastier) alternative. Is the ‘healing power of nature’ hippie dippy nonsense, or should we all be frolicking in the woods? Cookies for breakfast? The cookie monster would totally go for it (and so would we). No…

The Dish: Help Bring the West Park Food Hall to Life

Eat Drink RI launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to support the development of the communal dining spot in Providence.

It’s time to turn an abandoned property into a bustling food hall. The media, marketing and event production company Eat Drink RI launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to support the development of the West Park Food Hall in Providence. The crowdfunding continues until November 15 at noon, so pledge now to turn this place into a meeting place for Providence.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Oct. 19–25

Get spooked at the fortress of nightmares, have a fireball at the WaterFire Arts Center, fuel the flames at the Steelyard and more fun things to do.

1. Fireball If you’re looking for a reason to have some fun about town, look no further than a stellar evening with FireBall. And no, we’re not talking about the drink; we mean the celebration of the newly completed WaterFire Arts Center. Enjoy a cocktail hour with hors’ d’oeuvres, a gourmet dinner and dancing to live music performance all night long….

The Weekly Weigh-In: Forget an apple a day; eat mushrooms

Plus, a French beauty secret that looks like water, the scoop on the impending bananas apocalypse and a spike in e-cigarette use in Rhode Island.

While the idea of a “healing mushroom” might raise eyebrows, these ‘shrooms are not of the trippy variety. A thirteenth-generation mushroom farmer gives the scoop on his top wellness fungi, i.e. mushrooms that promote skin renewal, are packed with antioxidants and energy boosting beta-glucans — all sans hallucinations. The snooze button is the one roadblock between you and your morning…