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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.

Publisher’s Note: Cheers!

RIM's publisher, John Palumbo, muses on finding your own "Cheers" bar in our guide to local watering holes.

“Associate editor and resident expert on all things food and drink, Jamie Coelho, had the enviable assignment of discovering the best bars in Rhode Island.”

8 Things to Do at the Eighth Annual Rhode Island Comic Con

Get ready Providence: the fandoms are set to take over the city this weekend once again at this year's Rhode Island Comic Con.

Photo by Meaghan Susi You’ve read over the Rhode Island Comic Con survival guide and bought your passes, now it’s time to plan your schedule for the weekend. Lucky for you, we’ve gone ahead and compiled some can’t miss highlights.   Must See Celebrities This year’s Comic Con includes guests William Shatner, Chevy Chase, J. Michael Tatum, Catherine Tate, George Takei,…

Interviews with Four Local Authors About Their Latest Novels

Local authors Mike Squatrito, Janet Taylor Lisle, R.K. Bentley and Huntley Fitzpatrick share how Rhode Island and Southeastern New England have inspired their work, while also giving advice for aspiring writers.

We corresponded with four local authors to find out how the Ocean State has inspired their collections of work, and we asked for advice for other aspiring writers to get started writing that novel.

Free Admission for Rhode Islanders at Touro Synagogue’s Loeb Visitors Center

Discover the beginnings of American religious tolerance and freedom at the oldest synagogue in the United States.

Through November 1, free admissions to the LVC and Touro Synagogue are Sundays through Fridays with synagogue tours available every half hour from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Starting November 3, free admissions will be on Sundays only with synagogue tours every half hour from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.