Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly February 2010


Got Money

Got money? It may be a little or a lot, but it’s yours.


New laws outlawing prostitution don’t change the real problem — that it’s women who end up in jail, again and again, and not the men who pimp and traffick

Cafe Longo

Big portions and even bigger personalities intersect at Café Longo, a back-to-basics eatery that’s the talk of the Hill.

Reluctant Hero

As a freshly minted lawyer, Betty Anne Waters rescued her brother from a murder conviction. Now that her story is a Hollywood movie, will the spotlight help — or hinder — this media-shy attorney and her latest, controversial case?

Out Takes

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island fall celebration; Volunteers in Providence Schools karaoke benefit.

Girl Power

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island’s annual fall celebration, featuring keynote speaker Jennifer Lawless, raised $30,000 for women’s political and leadership training

Music Class

“American Karaoke for VIPS” — a local twist on “American Idol” — raised $64,000 to benefit Volunteers in Providence Schools’ tutoring and mentoring programs.