Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly April 2010

Best Breakfast Places

Best Places for Breakfast

It’s that sweet spot of the day when happiness smells like warm maple syrup and sounds like bubbling bacon on the griddle. Where is this wedge of heaven? 
On the counters of decades-old diners and modern meccas of breakfast around the state — more than fifty of them. Find out where your best meal of the day is.

Out Takes

Celebrate Rhode Island Ball; the URI Alumni Association’s Big Chill gala.

Cool School

Hundreds of URI alumni and friends turned out to Rosecliff mansion for the URI Alumni Association’s Big Chill gala. $75,000 was raised to support student scholarships.

Warm Up

Surrounded by giant stars dangling from the ceiling, nearly 800 guests turned out for the Seventh Annual Celebrate Rhode Island Ball. The $117,000 raised benefits the Good Neighbor Energy Fund.


Local news isn’t flying in new business models for print journalism. Why care? Because the Providence Journal and its kin are all that stand between us and chaos.

Stage Struck

By day they’re sixth graders or techie nerds. By night they mount plays and dazzle a devoted audience. Despite glitches, jitters and very little money, in the tight-knit world of community theater, the show always goes on.

The SexEd Warrior-Queen

Her Center for Sexual Pleasure & Health has opened in Pawtucket. So who is Megan Andelloux, what’s the story with that long zoning battle, and why does she care whether anyone else is having fun between the sheets?