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Tour the New Air Force One Replica for Free

Remember that massive 747 at Quonset? It's now a touring tribute to the presidential aircraft.

After hundreds of thousands of dollars in storage fees and years of renovations, the new Air Force One replica is ready for tours at the Quonset State Airport. Wait — what. It’s true: Since June of 2015, the New York-based Children’s Democracy Project has been quietly transforming a full-size Boeing 747 — well, “quietly” is a relative term; it’s hard…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Sept. 14–20

StyleWeek Northeast returns, autumn is in the air at two fall festivals and more fun things to do.

1. Apple Festival It’s the right way to kick off fall. Join more than 5,000 people for a weekend of fun, great food and apple pie that beats Mom’s — but we won’t tell her that. Indulge in all that is apple, while enjoying live entertainment, an apple pie baking contest, carnival rides, pony rides and a free kids zone. Free…

Whole Woman: Healthy Bites

A local foodies shares recipes for healthy snacks for girls on the go.

By Kaitlyn Murray and Dana Saccoccio Nibbles are essential for keeping a woman on-the-move’s energy on point throughout the day. “But there’s just not enough time in the work week!” you may cry. We beg to differ: All you need to do is set aside your Sunday afternoon to prepare one or two of these tasty (and good for you)…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Sept. 7–13

See toys come alive at HASCON, celebrate calamari, watch dragon boats duke it out and more fun things to do.

1. Rhode Island Calamari Festival Our state appetizer is calamari, so it’s basically a requirement of every Rhode Islander to hit up this festival. Listen to live music, wander the vendor marketplace, grab a drink to quench your thirst and eat copious amounts of calamari (duh) made by local restaurants. After you’ve licked the grease from your lips, make sure to…

Adopt-a-Pet: September

We couldn't pick just one for this month, so meet Slugger and Blanca, two cute kitties.

Each month, RI Monthly highlights one adoptable pet in Rhode Island in the hopes that they will find a new home. But this month, we chose two because, well look at them! First we’ll introduce you to Slugger. This cutie was a junkyard kitty who eventually overcame his feral shyness to become a sweet and lovable cuddle bug. He  loves to…

4 Ways You Can Help Houston

Little Rhody can make a big difference.

Photo via the U.S. Department of Defense website, taken by Army National Guard Captain Martha Nigrelle. Houston is a sprawling city, which makes the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey even more disastrous. Here are some small ways Rhode Islanders can help those in need. Eat Ice Cream, Listen to Music and Help Houston: The Pop Emporium of Popular Culture in Providence…

Five Can’t Miss Events: August 30–Sept. 6

Funny shows, rhythm and roots to dance to, a moonlight paddle in Wakefield and more fun things to do.

1. Rhythm and Roots Festival Enjoy a weekend of “r and r” — and we’re not talking about rest and relaxation! Head to the Rhythm and Roots Festival for a hearty dose of soulful music and camping at Ninigret Park. Your time will be jam-packed with food, crafts, dancing and, of course, American roots music headlined by Grammy winners the Mavericks…