Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly April 2012


Trouble in Paradise

Nature and neglect have taken their toll on Roger Williams Park, a once-spectacular oasis in the heart of Providence. Now it’s home to toxic ponds, tangled undergrowth and hundreds of geese. What can save this urban treasure?

Bargain Hunter

Ocean State Job Lot CEO Marc Perlman has turned his love of wheeling and dealing into an empire that brought in more than half a billion dollars in revenue last year.

The Dorrance

At the Dorrance, the farm-to-table dishes are meticulous and the surroundings are spectacular. The challenge is ensuring that one doesn’t overwhelm the other.

Lunch Break

Whoever said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” never met lunch, our favorite dining pit stop. Here are dozens of yummy ways to nosh at noon.