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5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015—As the Spring music season heats up, we…

Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015—If a household examined projected cash flow for…

RI International Film Festival to Honor Anthony Quinn—Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will celebrate…

Finneran: Eight Items or Less—It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!!

Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event—Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for…

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II—Last week I featured an outstanding red wine…

Providence Police to Host Fundraiser Benefitting Kids With Cancer—Providence Police will be hosting a Fundraiser on…

RI Pension System’s Top 20 Highest Paid Investment Managers—See which investment firms are paid the highest…

NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Falls Again for February—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

Carol Anne Costa: Thanks Mika!—In the words of Mika Brzezinski, “Every day…

 
 
 
 

News

City Council to Consider Major Overhaul of Providence Tax Breaks

The Providence City Council is slated to address changes to tax stabilization agreements in the city, and debate is centered… Read More

 

Politics

Could Jack Reed be the Next Democratic Leader in the U.S. Senate?

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)

The announcement by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to retire has set off a mammoth re-shuffling in the… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and sports.

 

Business

slides: 13 Nonprofit Execs Receive RI Foundation Fellowships

The 2015 Rhode Island Foundation Fellows.

Thirteen nonprofit executives have been named 2015 Rhode Island Foundation Fellows as part of a leadership… Read More

 

Business

Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015

If a household examined projected cash flow for the next ten years and forecast a deficit every year, it might be… Read More

 

News

Providence Police to Host Fundraiser Benefitting Kids With Cancer

The Providence Police will be hosting a Fundraiser on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. to help raise money for their "Cops For… Read More

 

News

Raimondo’s Former Firm Highest Paid by State

Governor Gina Raimondo’s former investment firm Point Judith Capital was listed as having the highest level of fees… Read More

 

News

slides: RI Pension System’s Top 20 Highest Paid Investment Managers

See which investment firms are paid the highest management fees by the state pension fund.

 

News

RIPTA “Heartbroken” over Bus Accident that Killed Providence Girl, 9

Raymond E. Studley, CEO, of RIPTA, & Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Chairman of RIPTA’s Board of Directors address the press after a RIPTA bus struck and killed a 9 year olf girl in Providence Thursday morning.

Raymond Studley, CEO of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Chairman of… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Falls Again for February

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced on Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate… Read More

 

News

Guest MINDSETTERS: PC Students -  Prelude to Ferguson

Most of us know of the shootings of young unarmed black teenagers like Ramarley Graham, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and… Read More

 

Real Estate

Rhode Island Home Sales Rise by Double Digits in February

Rhode Island’s single family home sales climbed 14 percent in February from twelve months earlier, according to… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: Thanks Mika!

In the words of Mika Brzezinski, “Every day I find myself reminding women around me to know their value. I also have to… Read More

 

News

Sex Trafficking Bill Passes Committee, Moves to House for Vote

Rep. Doreen Costa

The House Judiciary Committee has heard and passed Representative Doreen Costa's bill which aims to tighten penalties for… Read More

 

Politics

Langevin Opposes Republican Budget Plan

Congressman Jim Langevin

Congressman Jim Langevin issued a statement Wednesday evening condemning the Republican budget plan, which passed the chamber… Read More

 

Sports

5 Ways to Watch the Sweet 16 with No Local Team to Root For

There are only 16 teams remaining in the NCAA Tournament. For fans from New England, all three teams from the area were out… Read More

 

News

Battle Heats up Between Residents, Developer Over Historic East Side House

200 Hope Street

The latest battle in the war between neighbors and developers of the historic Lippitt House property at 200 Hope Street has… Read More

 

News

School Committee Member Posts Anti-Islam Facebook Message

A controversial Facebook post by a member of the Coventry School Committee has some labeling the post offensive and… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: Negative Return on Fiscal Year 2015

Seth Magaziner

In early March, after reading the most recent State Investment Commission report dated February 2015 on the Status… Read More

 

News

Elorza Taps Knight for Director of Public Works

Mayor Jorge Elorza

Mayor Jorge Elorza announced on Wednesday that he is appointing Russell Knight as the Director of the Department of Public… Read More

 

Business

RI PowerPlayer: Giovanni Feroce

BENRUS CEO Giovanni Feroce

Every week, GoLocalProv shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.  This week,… Read More

 

Politics

Giannini: Remembering the Unsung Heroes in Women’s History Month

Nellie Gorbea

March is Women's History Month and I keep remembering that saying, "You've come a long way, baby!."  That quote… Read More

 

Sports

video: Volvo Ocean Race Boats Take Hits as Race Heads Towards Newport

Yann Riou / Dongfeng Race Team / Volvo Ocean Race

Four of the six Volvo Ocean Race boats took big hits from a series of chinese gybes in the Southern Ocean during the fifth… Read More

 

News

Nguyen: Getting Robert Durst “Confession” Recordings Into Evidence at Trial

SPOILER ALERT. If you want to watch the HBO documentary series “The Jinx” without knowing the end beforehand,… Read More

 

News

Does the Kinsley Ave Fire Help or Hurt Marijuana Legalization in RI?

Will the fire at Kinsley Avenue in Providence, which is alleged to have had highly flammable butane present for hash oil… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015

Kacey Musgraves Plays Lupo's Tonight

As the Spring music season heats up, we check in with some old friends as well as some new artists on “5 Live.”… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence International Arts Festival Coming in June

FirstWorks and The City of Providence announced Thursday that the Providence International Arts Festival will take place… Read More

 

Lifestyle

RI International Film Festival to Honor Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary actor Anthony Quinn with a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Festival Ballet Providence to End Season with Debut of New Works

Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys in Egidijus Domeika's Spring

Festival Ballet Providence will top off its 2014-2015 season with Rhode Island and world premieres by new and veteran… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Finneran: Eight Items or Less

It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!! I don’t mind food shopping at all. In fact I like it. For me it’s a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event

Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for Life event in the Peterson Center on March 27 from 6pm-4am. Over the past… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence’s Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Hipsters are like buttered popcorn-flavored jelly beans - you either love them or hate them. There is no in between. Some… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Rolling Stones’ Lisa Fischer Coming to Park Theatre

Lisa FIscher Plays Cranston's Park Theatre April 4.

You may not recognize her name, but you’ve definitely heard her sing.

 

Lifestyle

Woonsocket’s Connecting For Children and Families Kick Off $1.2M Fundraiser

Connecting for Children and Families is moving into the public phase of a $1.2 million Beacon of Hope Fundraising… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: Why You Should Stop Buying Salad Dressing

Spring cleaning should include the fridge, even if it’s just for inventory. My suspicion is that, like me, you’ve… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Image: CP Storm/Flickr

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame announced its class of inductees for 2015 on Wednesday morning. The Hall of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Alex and Ani, Celtics Team Up for New Arts Studio at Roger Williams Middle School

Boston Celtics Forward Brandon Bass, Team President Rich Gotham, Legend Dana Barros, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Alex… Read More

 

Health

Rhode Island State House to Recognize April as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

On April 1, the State House will recognize April as ‘Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month’ for the fourth… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: After School Programs Make a Difference

Lauri Lee

Over 10 million children attend an afterschool program in the United States today, up more than 50% since a decade ago. In… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Family Relationships

March madness etiquette relationship questions about adult children and in-laws came in with a fury to Didi Lorillard at… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Baked Pasta Pasticcio

There are many different variations of this delicious dish. Ingredients vary wildly depending upon regional traditions and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Awesome Aerial Footage of Providence

Now you can finally get a true bird's-eye view of Providence.

 

Lifestyle

NBC’s The Voice: Potenza Continues Winning Ways

Smithfield native Sarah Potenza continued her dominance last night on NBC’s The Voice. Potenza wowed her coach Blake… Read More

 

Lifestyle

General Assembly to Honor WWII Times Square “Kissing Sailor”

photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

George Mendonça of Middletown was in New York City’s Times Square where he was celebrating V-J Day on Aug.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 10 Ways to Simplify Your Laundry

It spills onto the floor of the laundry room. It’s overflowing in hampers, and it’s taking over your dining room… Read More

 

Lifestyle

New Balance to Open Retail Location at Garden City Center

Garden City Center in Cranston has announced that New Balance will open its first retail location in Rhode Island later this… Read More

 

Health

5 Fermented Foods You Need to Add to Your Diet

90 grams of kefir grains, via Wikimedia CC.

No longer is sauerkraut just a must-have topping for your brat, but it turns out that it is a genuine health food.  The… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Spring Titles at Reading with Robin

Spring is here and not a moment too soon!  Its arrival brings lots of new titles to put on your ever-growing list of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: How To Keep From Choosing The Wrong College

It's nothing to laugh at--decision season is coming up and you don't want to choose the wrong college.

April 1 is just one week away, and most college acceptances will soon be received by anxious high school seniors. Often,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Size Matters…

If a little bit is good, why is too much better? News flash…. It’s not. But we, as Americans seem to think so.… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: She’s Come Undone – The Messy Look

The rise of the Messy Look – with a touch of sexy girlishness thrown into the mix – has taken over urban street… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Vernal Equinox

Golden petals salute pedestrians in splendid isolation: crocuses are in bloom! Smiles the size of Kansas are on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - March 20, 2015

Woodstock Veteran Melanie appears Saturday at the Courthouse Center for the Arts in Kingston

Spring officially arrive by show time tonight. No more excuses – head out and enjoy some great music – from… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Mum’s the Word: Tinder for the Tethered

But how does a single mom with two jobs meet that special someone?  Wondering this, I decided to download the infamous app, Tinder.

A couple years ago, I remember going to the park with my two year old daughter, Lia. We were sitting there enjoying the… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’

One of my absolute favorite regions for value red wines is a region called Languedoc located in southwestern France.

 
 
 
 
 
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