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2019 Rhode Islanders of the Year

We honor inspiring people who moved the state forward in 2019.

These are our neighbors and friends who’ve accomplished impressive things, not because they’re paid to, but because they feel driven to do the right thing.

Best Bars in Rhode Island

The most happening spots to pull up a stool, grab a cocktail and ditch binge-watching for some actual human interaction. Take a look at some of our favorite bar crawls, meet some great bartenders and find some hidden gem bars.

We’ve named the 34 most happening spots to grab a drink in Rhode Island.

Bar Crawl: Providence

Bars in Providence offer drinks with a side order of scene.

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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.”