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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…

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…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Avocados had a Weird Year

Plus, medically induced hypothermia is a thing, how to find the right New Year's resolution, make your own kombucha and more in health and wellness.

The avocado is much-loved by the wellness (and general) community; you can have them on toast, in a smoothie, on your taco or even as an avolatte if you’re that into them. Vice Munchies took a look back on 2017 in relation to avocados and found out that it was one strange year for the pitted fruit. Read what they…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Dec.21–Dec. 27

See Love Never Dies at PPAC, attend a children's tea at Blithewold, watch the Polar Express for free and more fun things to do.

1. Love Never Dies The Phantom is back. Andrew Lloyd Webber is an award-winning English composer whose Phantom of the Opera is one of the most successful musicals of all time. Now, Providence Performing Arts Center presents the spellbinding sequel: Love Never Dies. The Phantom returns in this dramatic musical determined to win back Christine’s love, going to great lengths to…

Local Last Minute Gifts

Last-minute gift ideas to put a wrap on your Christmas shopping.

For the Girl Who Has Everything You can never have too many skin-care products. This shea butter hand cleanser cream will save skin from the dryness that comes with cooler days and from having the heat on full blast. jmarcel.com Image from jmarcel.com. Show Caption Hide Caption For the Girl Who Has Everything The person on your list may have…