8 April Fools' Day Jokes in Rhode Island

Wednesday was just another day, except on social media

We’ve survived April Fools' Day here at the office and to my knowledge, no one’s office supplies have been Jello-fied, no one has walked into a wall of plastic wrap and the paid off parking ticket I’ve held onto for a prank is still in my desk, waiting to be used another day. However, Rhode Islanders elsewhere aren't shy about a little humor. Here's proof.


  1. The zombie apocalypse may have begun at Johnson and Wales….


  1. I’m an adventurous eater but this pie falls a bit out of my comfort zone.

Country Pickle Pie from Alex Braunstein on Vimeo.


  1. A bloody mary used to be the best way to have veggies while drinking. This. Changes. Everything.


  1. The Roger Williams Park Zoo's got a new breed of animal, just in time for Easter.


  1. Unicorns, man…they’re everywhere!

Inspired by the Children's Museum's upcoming role in the citywide Unicorns in Residence project, Nori the rooftop dragon decided to don a sparkly pink horn in solidarity with his fellow mythical creatures.

Posted by Providence Children's Museum on Wednesday, April 1, 2015


  1. The Lady Project’s new product line has ALL the pink.

The Lady Project is thrilled to launch our "Entertain Like A Lady" product line!If you're a budding hostess or an…

Posted by The Lady Project on Wednesday, April 1, 2015


  1. Rogue Island’s floating a mass of water on top of more water.

Rogue Island Local Kitchen & Bar will be launching a floating swimming pool barge in the Providence River this summer. …

Posted by Rogue Island Local Kitchen & Bar on Wednesday, April 1, 2015


  1. No truth to the rumor that this is a character in an upcoming Wes Anderson movie.

Rare Bird Alert: A rare South American Rainbow Owl was seen in Lincoln Woods early this morning. Last seen in North…

Posted by Audubon Society of Rhode Island on Wednesday, April 1, 2015


  1. Late addition: We missed this yesterday, but better late than never!