Kerri Tallman

6 Local Book Clubs You Can Join

Many bookstores and venues host their own book clubs to keep you busy in the colder months.

Riffraff’s monthly book club selects books based on rotational themes each season, and this fall’s theme is “women in translation.”

Santa Claus is Coming to These 8 Spots

From Garden City Center to Wickford and Newport, Santa will arrive in style by boat, fire truck and horsedrawn carriage.

Here are some of the best places where you can pay him a visit to kick off the holiday season with the kids, who have hopefully been good, for goodness sake.

Newport’s New Dog-Friendly Inn

Paws on Pelham is a quaint, dog-friendly inn, and is suitable for both humans and pooches alike.

All rooms have a designated sleeping area for dogs, whether it be a Murphy bed or a built-in doghouse — but we know they will be hogging the bed.