Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly December 2009



With an Asian-inspired menu, a tricked out space 
and the trendiest following this side of Westminster, Ama’s is quietly creating a cult-like stir.

See How They Run

Spoilers, upstarts, diehards! On the eve of 2010, the race for governor promises to be a free-for-all.

Breaking Point

For centuries, the commercial fishermen of Point Judith have worked in one of the most dangerous fishing grounds in the world. 
But now a downward spiral of crushing regulations and bitter feuds over how to protect fish stocks (and livelihoods) has fishermen in the fight of their lives on land.

Snow Bound

Beach weather is long gone, alas, and there are flakes in the air; still, that’s no reason to hibernate for the next three months. There are plenty of ways to spend a fun weekend close to home, and you don’t even have to hit the slopes. From dog sledding beneath a canopy of pine trees to snowshoeing by dusk to dining in a candlelit cabin, we’ve found a great New England winter destination for every personality.