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Adopt-a-Pet: Puerto Rican Pups in Need

For October's adopt-a-pet, we feature Puerto Rican pups at the Potter League in Middletown looking for love.

In lieu of the recent hurricane’s that brought destruction to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, this month’s Adopt-a-Pet are these island-hoppers flown in to Rhode Island from Puerto Rico.

Fact, Fiction or Fickle: Nutrition Myths

We ask local nutrition experts if these myths are fact, fiction or fickle.

This week, we tackle myths surrounding nutrition. Check back next week when we bust beauty myths. NUTRITION Expert: Meg Marie O’Rourke, RD-LDN, Harmony with Food Myth: Dark Chocolate is good for you. F A C T In moderation (think one ounce per day), quality dark chocolate is very nutritious; it’s rich in antioxidants, fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese and a…

Fashion Forward: Street Style in PVD

Whether it be trendy, preppy or a simple streamlined look, we found inspiration in the latest street styles from the residents of PVD.

Having StyleWeek withdrawals? Look no further than the streets around you. Providence is the fashion mecca of the state where Pinterest and Instagram-inspired outfits can be spotted from Thayer Street to College Hill. Whether it be trendy, preppy or a simple streamlined look, we found inspo. in the latest street styles from the residents of PVD.

7 Tips for the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

How to navigate one of the state's most popular fall activities.

Courtesy of Roger Williams Park and Zoo’s Facebook   What can you do with 5,000 pumpkins? You could bake a heck-of-a-lotta pies, or, if you’re the Roger Williams Zoo, you could show off thousands jack-o-lanterns for an entire month. Every October, the zoo presents the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, which pulls in more than 100,000 visitors every year. Whether you’re new to…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Does Meditation Really Work?

Plus, Boxed Lunch opens in East Greenwich, West Nile Virus is found in RI and more in this week in health and wellness.

The Weekly Weigh-In is a quick-hit roundup of pertinent, intriguing and just plain ol’ useful health and wellness news.  Are you the type to wake up and fall asleep checking your e-mail and social media? Do you wish you could slow down, clear your mind and be present? This man meditated twice a day for ninety days to see if…