Jamie Coelho

Help Rhode Island Restaurants and Hotels Stay Afloat with Dinner and a Staycation

Area restaurants are investing in outdoor heaters, encouraging warm blanket-bringing and devising hot drink menus, all in an effort to continue the outdoor dining season into October.

It’s all about survival, because at this point, nearly one in six restaurants, about 100,000 restaurants, are closed either permanently or long-term in the United States, according to a national survey recently released by the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Book a Socially-Distant Event at What Cheer Flower Farm

Help the nonprofit farm continue its mission of spreading joy through flowers by booking a small event or contributing to its flower-themed online artwork auction.

What Cheer Flower Farm is raising money to spread joy through flowers by booking small events and producing a flower-themed online artwork auction.

WaterFire, Wilbury Theatre Group and Troop Team Up for Outdoor Performances

The Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire are continuing to work together alongside Olneyville’s Troop restaurant, which provides food and drink for patrons, to come up with new ideas to bring more performances outdoors. 

In August, the Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire Providence collaborated to put together a terrific outdoor theater experience, Decameron, Providence, which was recognized in an article by the New York Times.

Where to Get the Best Calamari in Rhode Island

Now that calamari, the official state appetizer of Rhode Island, stole the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention, it's our duty to spill the secrets on squid.

While many states took the opportunity to promote a landmark or cause at last night’s Democratic National Convention, Rhode Island went all in on its official state appetizer, calamari.