Culture

Gansett’s #BuyNeighbor Movement Encourages Small Business Support

Use RIMonthly.com's directory of small local businesses to support Narragansett Beer's #BuyNeighbor gift card campaign.

Last week, Rhode Island Monthly received an email gift card from “The Rhode Show” to Warren’s independent bookstore, Ink Fish Books. It was a delightful surprise, and it turns out it was a part of Narragansett Beer’s #BuyNeighbor movement.

Local Teen Launches COVID Connectors

The program allows sick patients in Rhode Island hospitals to talk to loved ones who are at home.

Local teenager Kaya Suner, whose parents are emergency room doctors, has partnered with the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide local hospitals with gently used iPhones and iPads.

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,…