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9 Ways to Celebrate July Fourth in Rhode Island This Year

With some unique twists on the classic Independence Day celebration, 2020 may bring new, refreshing activities to you and your family.

While a few traditional Rhode Island events will continue to be held in different ways, we have rounded up an assortment of activities for you to show off your red, white and blue pride while social-distancing.

Biking for Bars Raises More Than $8,000 for Charities

Forty-four restaurant and beverage industry members hit up the East Bay Bike Path and other routes to raise money for bartenders, bars, restaurants and hospitality nonprofit organizations. 

For Biking for Bars, local bartenders raised money for bartenders, bars, restaurants and hospitality nonprofit organizations. 

4 Rhode Island Shops to Buy Swimwear and Beach Gear

Where to shop local for bathing suits and summer accessories.

Photo from California East’s Facebook page. This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce. As the weather gets warmer, Rhode Island residents are flocking to the beaches (socially distanced, of course). Check out the following locally-owned businesses to add some trendy swimwear, bathing suits and accessories to your closet.   California East Offering separately-sold bikini tops and bottoms…