Culture

Socially Distanced Movements Going On in Your Neighborhood

Take a walk in your neighborhood and you might go on a Bear Hunt, admire public artwork, spot lots of hearts or observe the Front Steps Project.

Bears spotted along a road. Photo by Jamie Coelho. As the world struggles to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken over our lives, many of us have found simple respite in staying home, taking walks, going for drives or even hanging out on the front steps outside. Maintaining social distance (staying six to ten feet away from anyone else,…

Take a Look at Rhode Island’s Empty Streets During COVID-19

With self-quarantine in effect, every corner of Rhode Island -- from Newport to Providence and beyond -- is eerily quiet.

Rhode Islanders are self-quarantining at home. Streets from Newport to Providence and beyond are barren, restaurants are closed and parking lots are empty. While it is eerily quiet and bare, it shows that Rhode Islanders are doing the right thing — staying home to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Take a look at these photos taken throughout desolate…