rhode island

Life’s a Beach in Rhode Island

by Jenni Ingersoll on February 27, 2017

Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States measuring a mere 37 miles wide and 48 miles long.  With 400 miles of coastline, one thing L’il Rhody is not short on is beaches. In fact, it is said that between the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Narragansett Bay, every resident of Rhode Island lives within 30 […]

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Gilded Age of Newport Mansions

by Jenni Ingersoll on December 26, 2016

  Newport, Rhode Island was established in 1639 as a haven for those seeking religious freedom. By the mid-19th century Newport became a haven of a very different kind. The City-by-the-Sea became a summer playground for the very wealthy who built enormous mansions and claimed them as “summer cottages”.  Anything but cottages, these homes were built by families […]

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Dine on Historic Main Street East Greenwich, Rhode Island

by Jenni Ingersoll on November 18, 2016

Founded in 1677, the Town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island is steeped in history. George Washington is said to have slept here on several occasions while plotting the American Revolution and positioned on Greenwich Bay is the documented birthplace of the US Navy in 1775. Within the Historic Hill and Harbour District of town, Main Street is flanked on both sides with rows […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Aglow in Louisville; Providence

by Jenni Ingersoll on October 17, 2016

Carving Jack-O-Lanterns is a fall family tradition. You find the perfect pumpkin in the perfect patch and bring it home to carve a perfect masterpiece. For one family, the craft of carving the perfect pumpkin has turned into an art form and a showcase they share with thousands of other families. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular  has grown in […]

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Halloween at Roger Williams Park

by Jenni Ingersoll on October 10, 2016

I love to take a walk through a park in autumn as the crisp air swirls the tumbling leaves and the squirrel skitter around with their cheeks stuffed full of acorns. The Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island offers over 500 acres of rolling landscape and ponds to take in a fall day. The Park is also home to the Roger Williams […]

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Save The Bay Seal Watch Cruise

by Jenni Ingersoll on July 25, 2016

Ever wonder what can make an entire boat of passengers say “Awww” at the exact same time?  Spotting a young Harbor Seal sunning itself on a rock, for one. Harbor Seals arrive to the waters of the Narragansett around November seeking the comforts the Bay has to offer. Namely, protection from predators, an abundance of food and the […]

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