East Providence

Get Wet at One of These Free Water Parks for Kids

There are two new splash pads in East Providence and Barrington, plus Providence Parks and Recreation has a list of thirteen free water parks.

The splash pad at Police Cove Park in Barrington. It’s hot, hot, hot out, but the beach just seems too far to go. Kids are getting bored while school is out, and the playground feels like a blistering inferno. Did you know there are thirteen free water parks in Providence, and others scattered throughout the state, where you and the…

How to Survive A Rhode Island Traffic Jam

What to eat, listen to and do while you sit in miles of traffic.

It’s 4:55 p.m. on a Wednesday. I get in my car and sigh. Before I left work, I checked the state of traffic going to my apartment in Riverside, a mere five mile drive that, on a good day, takes ten minutes. Google maps popped up on my screen crisscrossed in maroon veins with an estimated travel time of forty-five…