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The Underbelly of Providence’s Waterways

An often unseen view of the Seekonk River to downtown Providence.

Sharing this view of the river is difficult for me. Yes, I may be selfish, but this is a tiny slice of the state that few get to see this intimately, a sort of warts-and-all view that shows both the beauty and the degradation of the Seekonk River’s waterways as is spills into Narragansett Bay and is then funneled into the city….

Adopt-a-Pet: June

This month's adoptable pet is Sir Isaac, an old soul who will be your secret admirer.

Each month, RI Monthly highlights one adoptable pet in Rhode Island in the hopes that they will find a new home. Sir Isaac can be found at the Providence Animal Rescue League. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a secret admirer who gazes at you afar with love in their eyes and who is always there to show you…

5 Spots to Take a Lunch Break

Stuck in the office all day? Grab your lunch and picnic at one of these scenic spots.

The pending summer is cause for celebration — unless you’re stuck in an office all day, everyday. Thankfully, there’s lunch break, a small slot of time that’s just long enough for you to grab your lunch and head to somewhere scenic to soak up the sun. Here are five, quick-to-get-to scenic spots where you can munch your lunch al fresco before heading back to…

@RisdRunway Brings RISD Fashion to the Masses

The Instagram handle showcases RISD street fashion in all its funky glory.

RisdRunway shows how to look cool like RISD students. If you take a jaunt through College Hill, you  might think you accidentally stumbled onto the runway. There goes a girl in an outfit that is made up of entirely of different shades of orange, a guy in an oversized coat paired with skinny, shiny pants and platform sandals and wow, look at…

Larry Rachleff’s Final Song

The venerable Philharmonic conductor takes his final bow this month.

“In this world, I think art, beauty, empathy, sensitivity and spirituality have never been more important than they are now,” Rachleff says.

Theater Takeaway: The Gamm’s King Elizabeth

A tale of two acts, King Elizabeth redeems itself with a strong second half and two powerful leads.

“I’ know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.” –Elizabeth I    Imagine your thoughts and feelings being torn in two, rent asunder. Half of your mind lies groggy, mouth and eyes slack, indecisive. The other half is alert, blood lapping…

Rhode Island Monthly Wins Twelve Press Association Awards

Take a peek at the award-winning articles.

The Rhode Island Press Association honored journalists from throughout the state last Friday with more than 100 awards for writing, design, photography and general excellence for work in 2016. The awards, presented during the association’s annual banquet at the Quonset ‘O’ Club, also included the induction of three new members into its Journalism Hall of Fame: Donna Lee, retired food editor…

Catching up with DAP

The Brown University rapper we spoke to last year just dropped a new album.

Last March, we ran an article about Brown University student Dolapo Akinkugbe, known by his rapper name, DAP. More than a year later, we catch up with the him to find out about his new album and what he’s up to.