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Can’t-Miss Events in Rhode Island

This month: Hit the Rock Garden Party in PVD, sip martinis for melanoma and kick off the growing season at a rare and unusual plant sale.

Courtesy of SCLT5/18–19 SCLT Plant Sale Why: Kick off the growing season at the freshest fundraiser around. Southside Community Land Trust’s twenty-seventh annual rare and unusual plant sale features roughly 20,000 organic seedlings of hundreds of varieties of sustainably grown annuals, perennials, vegetables and more. Proceeds support the nonprofit’s education and community outreach programs. Where: City Farm, 168 West Clifford…

Rhode Island, Explained!

Who's the guy on the State House? Why doesn't Del's come with a straw? Why are we so Catholic? We tracked down answers to all of your burning questions.

Here’s what we discovered.

26 Spots to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Spend the holiday at a pub, restaurant or brewery serving the frothiest beers, the tastiest corned beef and cabbage and the heartiest shepherd’s pie around.

Spend St. Patricks’s Day weekend eating fabulous Irish food, listening to live music, try out step dancing, and of course, drinking green beer.

Support Women-Owned Businesses on International Women’s Day

Here’s a reminder of some women-owned businesses that you can help support today and every day.

The International Women’s Day campaign says, “A balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world? Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.”

Best Foot Forward

Whether you're an avid walker, runner or someone who spends a lot of time on your feet, it's important to find the perfect shoe.

629411952 Thinkstock Your feet are your foundation,” says Eric Lonergan, marketing manager at Rhode Runner, a well-known shoe retailer in Providence. And who can argue with that? Our feet enable us to walk, run and everything in between — so why wouldn’t we try to make them as comfortable as possible? “Making sure you’re wearing the right size and also…

Taking a Summer Break

We’ll be taking a few day-cations from blogging here and there (this is summer, after all), but expect us to fully return to the blogosphere in a few weeks.