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Best of Rhode Island 2019

When it comes to what to eat, where to shop and things to do, we have compiled the ultimate list that has your plans for the next year covered.

The latest and greatest places to raise a glass and fill your belly.

Get a Sneak Peek at a Mafia Mistress’s Memoir

The Doctor Broad is the fascinating story of how a woman with a distinguished medical career became doctor to one mobster and mistress to another.

“Dr. Barbara Roberts unspools the story of how a fateful introduction over lunch led to her clandestine, four-year affair with Louis “Baby Shanks” Manocchio, reputed to be number 3 in Patriarca’s hierarchy.”

Can’t-Miss Events in Rhode Island

This month: Taylor Mac takes the stage at the Vets, burgers on parade at Linden Place and a celebration of local oysters at the Warren Heritage Foundation Gala.

David Weed 9/14 Warren Heritage Foundation Gala Why: Support the Warren Heritage Foundation and its goal of preserving the town of Warren’s historic buildings and sites. Guests can dine on sumptuous fare and slurp a boatload of local Rhode Island bivalves. Plus, sip a pint of beer, a glass of wine or a specialty cocktail while overlooking the scenic Kickemuit…

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.”