rhode island

Last Chance to Pick Up a Map at the Map Center

The eclectic little shop, which has been run by Andrew Nosal since 1981, is closing up, a victim of Google maps and online shopping.

Nosal has kept the store going against all odds, but says it’s time for it to close. He plans to explore his options and keep up some kind of map-related business, but that’s still in development.

RI Comic Con Cosplay Slide Show

Check out some of the incredible costumes at the 2017 RI Comic Con.

This weekend was the sixth anniversary of RI Comic Con. More than 70,000 fans descended on Providence dressed in an array of cosplay getups.

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…