One of the things that make us proud to live in Providence is how much our citizens care for one another. Providence is home to some of the most active charities that provide support, resources, and opportunities for the less fortunate. The holiday season is a wonderful time to get involved with some of these incredible organizations. Here are just some of our favorite charities around the city to consider supporting this year: [Read more…]
Downtown Providence, also known as Downcity, is the economic and cultural hub of the city. In this post-industrial neighborhood, you will find the most delicious restaurants, gorgeous historic landmarks, and a thriving arts community. It’s an ideal place to live, work, and play where there are always great events and new places to explore. Here are fifteen of our favorite Downtown Providence spots to check out: [Read more…]
Rhode Island has always been famous for its rich history, stunning scenic beauty, and unique New England charm. While it’s not difficult to find a fun everyday activity, it’s also worth taking a few seconds to review some of the more seasonal activities in the area.
As fall rolls in, Rhode Island fills up with great Autumn activities and events. The natural beauty of the leaves is everywhere, and you’ll be able to take the family to haunted houses, apple picking, and much more. In fact, the fall activities here are one reason why so many people decide to actually buy a home in the area – it’s a season that can be filled with memories every single year. [Read more…]
As we enter the last days of summer, you should consider making the most of your remaining time before Fall begins. There are only a few more months before the weather gets cold, so it’s a great idea to head outdoors and enjoy the warmth. Here are some ideas for what to do in Rhode Island before summer ends: [Read more…]
Good news from the Governor’s office about the unemployment rates in Rhode Island. Since 2011, there have been 14,700 new jobs added in the state of Rhode Island and this month alone 2,200 more jobs will be added. The job growth marks a welcomed turnaround for the state economy, which was hampered by ongoing pension liabilities, slow economic growth, and public sector malfeasance. Fortunately, thanks to the efforts of state leadership, Rhode Island’s economy is now on the upswing and growing at a sustainable pace. The unemployment rate has fallen below the national average now at 4.5%. [Read more…]