Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly August 2010


Creative Genius

A highly personal narrative and plenty of hard work give this compelling Edgewood carriage house colorful new life.

Living on the Edge

Crammed with a hundred years of family memories, the stately Browning cottages are sliding into the ocean. Can anything rescue our southshore beaches from the relentless march of the sea?


The recession is fading in Rhode Island, at least for those at the top. But the state needs to think long-term if the jobless are ever to join the upswing.

Tallulah on Thames

Tallulah may be on Thames, but it’s not your typical tourist trap. Can a new-to-town chef armed with an avant garde menu stir up Newport’s dining scene?

Wonder Women

The Women’s Center of Rhode Island raised $49,000 at the annual Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon. Keynote speakers discussed the importance of domestic violence prevention.

Art of the Deal

Bidders at the RISD 
Museum of Art’s circus-themed benefit, “Le Cirque pour L’Art,” brought in more than $90,000 for the museum’s education programs.

Out Takes

Women’s Center of Rhode Island’s Women of Excellence Luncheon; RISD Museum of Art’s “Le Cirque pour L’Art” benefit.