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How to Survive A Rhode Island Traffic Jam

What to eat, listen to and do while you sit in miles of traffic.

It’s 4:55 p.m. on a Wednesday. I get in my car and sigh. Before I left work, I checked the state of traffic going to my apartment in Riverside, a mere five mile drive that, on a good day, takes ten minutes. Google maps popped up on my screen crisscrossed in maroon veins with an estimated travel time of forty-five…

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.

Peaches in Rhode Island

Peach season has arrived in all its heady glory. Learn how to pick them, buy them and prepare them from local farmers, foodies and chefs.

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about this luscious fruit.   Peaches bring back memories of family car trips through South Carolina. Bushels of the heady fruit sat in the trunk — gifts for friends and family up north — perfuming the car and tempting my siblings and me towards fruity sin, i.e. stealing a peach. Can peaches be sinful?…

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 Farmers Markets to Load Up on Healthy Goodies

Make the most of summer's late harvest with these local farmers markets.

Five Farmers Markets to Load Up on Healthy Goodies While doughnuts and ice cream sandies might be all the rage (and we admit to stopping at PVDonuts more than we should), a tote bag full of fresh veggies can be just as exciting and  the best part is, they’re actually good for you. Head to one of these local farmers…