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The Dish: Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Rhode Island

Dining out with kids doesn’t have to be stressful with these restaurant tips.

Here are some of the kid-friendly places we’ve found in Rhode Island. The criteria are that the restaurant must have kid-friendly options on the menu, and have a genuinely friendly atmosphere (bonus points if it’s loud).

5 Cold-Weather Getaways in Rhode Island

You don't have to leave the state for a winter escape. Think: heated pools, cozy fireplaces and (our favorite) room service.

The Break, a quaint boutique hotel in Narragansett, boasts an onsite restaurant serving beach-inspired bistro fare as well as an outdoor saltwater pool that’s heated and open all year round. Show Caption Hide Caption The Break’s guest rooms are beachy yet cozy, with plush king-sized beds and gas fireplaces to ward off the chill. Now through January 22, get 50…

Five of the Best “Caught in Providence” Moments

The Internet-famous show, which is shot in Providence Municipal Court, will begin airing nationally on Fox this fall.

Photo via Caught in Providence. Judge Frank Caprio is Rhode Island. He’s Italian. He’s got the accent. He’s blunt, but kindhearted. He makes us look good. And now, he’s getting his own national TV show. That’s right: Your favorite courtroom superstar — sorry, Judge Judy — will debut on Fox stations around the nation this fall, according to an announcement…

Courtland Club is a Not-So-Secret Social Club

The bar is bringing back the idea of a social club, but more inclusive.

The bar at Courtland Club. Photo by Justin Block Photography. Rhode Islanders have always been obsessed with where places used to be. And the West Side’s newest bar, Courtland Club, is one of those places that used to be. In the late-‘20s and early-‘30s, it was Crugnale Bakery, famous for its pizza strips, and in the 1940’s, it evolved into…