Jamie Coelho

Suit Yourself at Marc Allen

An orange painted carpet greets from the sidewalk outside Marc Allen Fine Clothiers, so clients know they're stepping into a luxury shop that likes to have a little fun. Owner Marc Streisand's passion for fashion began when he was a teenager. "Girls said I was cute, but I was too short," he says. "My mom took me shopping and helped…

A Day of Remembrance for Jayce

The event will spread awareness about water safety.

If there’s a lesson that can be learned from the accidental death of a child, then it’s a lesson that can be shared with countless other families across Rhode Island and the nation, in hopes that future tragedies can be prevented. Jay Chattelle and Karla Sherman, parents of Jayce Kayden Sherman-Chattelle, a two-year-old boy who drowned July 3 after he…

The Dish: A Day in the Life of a New Restaurant Owner

Chef Eli Dunn talks about a typical day at his restaurant, Eli's Kitchen in Warren.

Eli Dunn – chef, husband and soon-to-be father – opened his own restaurant, Eli's Kitchen, in Warren in May. Three months in, the spot is packed nightly in the small town in Rhode Island, where the culinary master helms the kitchen with two other chefs, Taylor Pelton and Alex Turner. We sat down with Dunn to find out what a day in his life as a new restaurant…

What to Expect at Disney On Ice Presents Frozen

An interview with the show’s director Patty Vincent.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen is coming to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence Sept. 10 –14. The Academy Award-winning and number one animated feature film of all time will be told live for the first time. We interviewed the show’s director Patty Vincent about what the audience can expect to see at the show. How are you able to…

Chick-fil-A Arrives in Rhode Island

What do you think about Chick-fil-A’s arrival in Rhode Island?

The first Chick-fil-A in Rhode Island opened at 1500 Bald Hill Road in Warwick today bringing the business’s trademark fried chicken sandwiches to the Ocean State for the first time. People lined up for two days and camped out overnight – some driving across the nation to get there – to win free Chick-fil-A for a year (the first 100…

Maze Makers at Salisbury Farm in Johnston

Jane Quinn at Salisbury Farm in Johnston. At Salisbury Farm in Johnston, corn stalks are the artists’ paintbrushes. Brothers Keith and Stephen Salisbury design the famous corn maze that sends guests into the ten-foot-tall, five-acre field — 180 columns long and 110 rows wide — to wander from start to finish, and perhaps get lost along the way. Past themes included Boston Strong and…

Thompson Middle School Students Learn Squash

Thompson Middle School students in Newport are learning that squash — the sport, not the vegetable — can be their ticket into an independent high school. RhodySquash pairs the sport with tutoring at St. George’s high school. The goal of the urban squash program is to increase academic performance. Students split into two groups of eight, and half head to the court for coaching…

StyleWeek Northeast: August 2014: Shalyn Webber, Alistair Archer and Restored By Design

The looks at Thursday night's show covered styles from avant garde and playful to whimsical and romantic.

Photos by Carolyn V. Marsden Shalyn Webber The runway is always a stage for Shalyn Webber’s theatrical fashion shows, this season featuring playful takes on traditional Japanese dress. Long shoulder-bearing kimono-like gowns and skirts in silk shantung graced the catwalk paired with leather halter-style tops with intricate detailing. Some of the most exceptional looks included a gorgeous navy, backless pantsuit…

The Dish: New Coffee Shops in Providence

A rundown on the very latest coffee shops to open in Providence.

Providence is experiencing a coffee culture boom. In recent months, at least three independently owned coffee shops (one is technically a bakery that serves really good coffee) opened their doors, and the robust scent of roasted coffee beans poured out into our neighborhoods. Here’s a roundup of the very latest launches, so you can find the right artisanal brew (and…