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One of the top sports reporters in Rhode Island has a new gig

Joe Kayata of Channel 10, who is joining one of Rhode Island's top branding and communications firms, reflects on his career.


Independent Bookstore Day in R.I.: 7 places where you can celebrate

From bestseller book discussions, to staff picks, to prizes and games, check out these spots to browse for your next great read.


The ‘Sistine Chapel of America’ is in Woonsocket, R.I. Here’s how the St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center came to be.

The center's place in a working-class city far from the tourist meccas of Providence and Newport can make visitors feel as if they’ve discovered an incredible treasure. And they have.


Think you know Providence? Check out a few of these local haunts.

A ghost tour is a fun way to see a familiar city in a new light — or should we say, dark. A 90-minute, after-dark tour reveals some of the creepy stories that lurk behind the beautiful buildings of College Hill, ghost central in Providence due to its high incidence of hauntings.


Rhode Island’s ties to Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo isn’t the first Rhode Islander -- or person with R.I. ties -- to make the annual list that Time has been publishing since 2004.


Listen to the Allman Brothers concert that helped Jimmy Carter become president

Carter wasn’t called the rock ‘n’ roll president for nothing. Here’s a recording of the 1975 Providence concert that helped him raise money for his presidential campaign.

Three women’s stories intertwine around a historic fire in ‘Daughters of Nantucket’

Debut author Julie Gerstenblatt discusses fires beyond actual embers.


A Providence author just published the definitive book on Vince McMahon and pro wrestling

Abraham Josephine Riesman's book offers the most authoritative look yet at the life and times of WWE's 77-year-old executive chairman.