Jamie Coelho

11 Favorite Spots for Providence Restaurant Weeks

The biannual dining event includes three-course lunches for $16.95 (long lunch, anyone?) and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95 at more than 100 restaurants.

Providence Restaurant Weeks are returning to the city and the surrounding area January 14 to 27. Now’s the time to book your reservations to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the best deals at Rhode Island’s top restaurants.

Cluck! Farm and Garden Supply is Moving to Cranston

Shop the final sale this week and weekend, and stay tuned for a late-February reopening at Drake Patten's farm.

This weekend, Cluck’s final sale will continue with more than 40 percent off remaining goods (some exclusions apply). There will also be a Thank You Party on Saturday and Sunday, January 6 and 7, for people to shop final markdowns and help the owners pack up the rest of the boxes.

Free Opioid Crisis Presentation and Play in Providence

“Owning Our Story: About the Opioid Overdose Epidemic” includes TED Talk-style presentations from local speakers, interactive skits and small scenes performed from COAAST’s acclaimed play, Four Legs to Stand On.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the opioid crisis, there is a free presentation and play, “Owning Our Story: About the Opioid Overdose Epidemic,” that will be performed at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence on January 15 from 6 to 9 p.

Drink Smart on New Year’s Eve

Rhode Island-based vodka brand, KEEL, offers five drink recipes made with its lower-proof spirit.

Remember to drink responsibly, but if you or someone else really needs a ride, call Uber or Lyft, or the Providence firefighters, who are offering Safe Night rides home from city bars and restaurants within city limits.

There’s Still Time to Earn a $200,000 Rhode Island Foundation Fellowship

Rhode Islanders are invited to apply by Tuesday, Dec. 19, for $600,000 in seed grants through the Carter Fellowships for Entrepreneurial Innovation.

Do you have a big dream for Rhode Island, but lack the time and money to execute it? Consider this your meant-to-be moment. Rhode Islanders are invited to apply for $600,000 in seed grants through the Carter Fellowships for Entrepreneurial Innovation at the Rhode Island Foundation.