Jamie Coelho

Honoring Writer Mary Grady

Last week, the editors at Rhode Island Monthly magazine learned our contributing writer Mary Grady died after fighting an ongoing battle with cancer.

Rhode Island lost a good one, and so did this magazine.

Celebrate Local Clams During Quahog Week

The events feature restaurant and seafood market specials and deals dedicated to Rhode Island’s favorite clam.

The week involves local events and specials at seafood restaurants and markets across the state. It also highlights the importance of Rhode Island’s wild harvest shellfish to the state’s history, traditions and economy.

Shake Shack Officially Opening on Thayer on Wednesday

The famous burger and shake restaurant launches its first Rhode Island location in Providence.

The restaurant is located at 249 Thayer Street in College Hill, which will probably see a long, winding line down the block next week filled with patrons seeking out the famous burgers and shakes that became all the rage in New York City in 2004.