Jamie Coelho

10 Corn Mazes in Rhode Island and Beyond

Some are family-friendly; some are scary, but there's no doubt you'll enjoy getting lost in all of these cornfields.

We all remember that time when a family got lost in a corn maze two years ago. It started getting dark, and they called 911 to help them find their way out of the towering corn field. There’s something challenging and rewarding about successfully navigating your way through the twists and turns of an elaborately designed maze (with nary a…

Get your Rhode Island Vanity Plate

Rhode Islanders know that vanity plates (and special design charity plates) are almost a state resident requisite.

The price for each charity plate is $41.50, with $20 donated to each organization or foundation. All options at dmv.ri.gov. Take a look at some of the latest options below: Ribbon of Hope: A pink plate supports the Rhode Island Department of Health's Women's Cancer Screening Program. (Design approved and pending the sale of a minimum of 900 sets of…

Backstage Photos at PPAC's Cinderella

We got a sneak peek at the set design, and all of the gowns and accessories that go with it, including those legendary glass slippers.

We always wondered what it’s like behind stage when big productions come to Providence Performing Arts Center. Yesterday, we got a sneak peek at the set design for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and all of the gowns and accessories that go with it, including those legendary glass slippers. The star of the show, Paige Faure, who plays Ella, told us…

The Providence Mayoral Race in 28 Funny Photos

We’ve compiled the best shots from Facebook and Twitter that showcase the candidates in all their spirited glory.

We’ve been watching intently as Providence’s mayoral candidates battle it out before the November 4 election. Independent candidate Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr., Democratic candidate Jorge Elorza and Republican Daniel Harrop have clashed at public debates, but there’s also a silent competition going on over social media sites as the candidates gain support and make public appearances across the city.  We’ve…

Only 4 Days Left to Register to Vote in Rhode Island

Find out how and where to register to vote in Rhode Island. Plus, check your voter registration status and learn about Question 5.

In case you haven’t heard, there is a very important election coming up on November 4. Whether you’re grappling with who will become Rhode Island’s next governor or Providence’s mayor, the deadline to register to vote is Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, and every person’s vote matters. In order to make an impact on this election, obviously you need to be…

Attend Free Launch Party for Narragansett Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout

Mark your calendars for an evening of $3 pints and free Olneyville New York System hot wieners.

It’s back! Narragansett Beer announces that its popular Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout is landing in local liquor stores this week, and it will be available throughout the end of December. The beer is the first-ever “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,” which involves a custom blend of Narragansett’s bittersweet milk stout with coffee extract from beloved Autocrat Coffee. The Narragansett Del’s Shandy followed…

The Dish: Rhode Island's First Brewery Located on a Farm

Matt and Kara Richardson of Ocean State Hops launch Tilted Barn Brewery in Exeter.

Tilted Barn is Rhode Island’s newest brewery, and technically, its first farm brewery, at least according to Exeter licensing. After starting Ocean State Hops about seven years ago on their family farm, Matt and Kara Richardson have officially completed the necessary steps to brew, sell and serve beer containing the very same hops they’ve been harvesting all this time. Why…

Mark Ladner's Pasta Flyer Visiting Providence

Johnson and Wales University alum Mark Ladner, chef at New York City’s renowned Del Posto restaurant is making guest appearances this weekend.

Johnson and Wales University alum Mark Ladner (’90), chef at New York City’s renowned Del Posto restaurant is making guest appearances all over Providence this weekend and Monday. You can catch him and his famous Pasta Flyer mobile trailer – is that an air stream?—at J and W’s Harborside campus today through 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30…

An Easy Way to Get Some Culture into Your Life

Bravo is a group of young professionals that is dedicated to supporting the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and the arts in general.

It was so much easier to make good friends when I was a kid. As adults, our busy lives get the best of us between work and family responsibilities. In high school and college, I was involved in all sorts of activities, organizations and charity endeavors, but once I started pursuing my career, it became harder to find these groups…

Cooking with Martha Stewart at Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

Martha Stewart made a few recipes from her new cookbook, One Pot, and then signed copies after the presentation.

Yesterday we got to hang out with Martha Stewart at the Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival. We sat in on her cooking demo – make that, hovered in the back and waited to swoop in as people came and went during the presentation. Finally, we got so close to Martha that she could throw pasta sauce on us (we’re…