Travel

6 Best Bike Trails

There's no better way to see the state than on two wheels.

Courtesy of East Providence’s FacebookMeandering along the Providence River and the Narragansett Bay, the East Bay Bike Path is one of the longest continuous trails in the state at almost fifteen miles. It passes through Providence, East Providence, Warren and Bristol and offers plenty of side adventures along the way (especially for the culinarily inclined). If you’re a fan of…

10 Summer Activities for $10 or Less

Having fun doesn't have to break the bank.

Watch a Ball Game Courtesy of the Pawtucket Red Sox’s Facebook Beginning in spring and ending in fall, America’s favorite pastime also happens to line up with our favorite season. While away a summer night at McCoy Stadium watching Rhode Island’s only AAA team bat it out. Bottom Line: General admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children and…

5 Best Camping Spots

Pitch a tent and enjoy the great outdoors.

Burlingame State Park and Campground Courtesy of RI State Park’s Facebook Burlingame is one of the state’s most popular campgrounds for a reason. With more than 3,000 acres of woodlands and access to Watchaug Pond, it offers plenty of activities to campers and visitors alike. The pond has a number of boat launches for canoes and kayaks, as well as…

The Dish: Sons of Liberty Has Always Brewed Beer

The renowned South Kingstown distillery embraces its beer roots while making whiskey. Try its beers on Friday at a release party.

People look at Mike Reppucci as if he’s crazy. They can’t fathom how or why the founder of Sons of Liberty Spirits Co. began brewing beer while operating a full-scale whiskey distillery. It just doesn’t make sense. Actually, as Reppucci says, it makes perfect sense. The correlation is abundantly clear: Whiskey is a beer that has been distilled. It’s a…

The Dish: Borealis Coffee Brews Up Coffee Culture

Alaska-native Brian Dwiggins roasts beans inside a friendly neighborhood cafe in Riverside.

Brian Dwiggins moves behind the coffee counter. He is tall, dons a gray beanie and a salt-and-pepper beard, and a tattoo snakes its way down his right arm. Dwiggins is the owner of Borealis Coffee in Riverside, one of the newest additions to Rhode Island’s burgeoning coffee scene. His journey to roasting, grinding, selling and brewing coffee in Rhode Island…