My favorite way to unwind on a Friday evening after a long week of work is to meet up with my boyfriend and head to one of the local restaurants in downtown Westerly to get some drinks and appetizers. Two drinks and a few bar snacks later and I’m usually ready to head home, have some ice cream or popcorn and watch a movie before sinking into a wine and ice-cream induced … [Read more...] about The Twisted Vine
It’s been a long, tough winter. Let’s just get that out in the open. There was a lot of snow/rain mixed in with lots of bitterly cold days with a few alarmingly warm days stuck in there as well. Aside from that or maybe because of it, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was a bad year for the flu. It seems like there’s I knew at least one person who had some … [Read more...] about Spring is in the Air, and So Are the Germs!
Picture this: it’s a gorgeous sunny day and you have the day off but don’t know what to do or where to go. You could take the ferry out to Block Island or you could drive to Boston but why not enjoy the beautiful seaside community right here? There’s rarely traffic coming into Westerly from either direction and there’s plenty to do. Between the beaches and the lively … [Read more...] about Perfect Day in Westerly
If you’re anything like me, you like to enjoy adult beverages from the comfort of a couch. But until recently, I didn’t know where to find that sort of environment outside my own living room. That is, until a few days ago when I met up with some of my girlfriends and their significant others. I walked in the door and was immediately met with numerous sights, sounds and … [Read more...] about Perks and Corks: The Perfect Place for a Valentine’s Date
You haven't seen the coast of southern Rhode Island until you've seen it from the sky. Trust me, I experienced it. I recently took a short tour with Helibock, a helicopter tour company with offices in Westerly and Block Island, around the coast of Watch Hill and Misaquamicut. I was feeling a bit nervous as I strapped on my safety belt and put on the headphones to hear the pilot … [Read more...] about See Southern Rhode Island’s Coast from the Air with Heliblock Tours
It’s the best time of the day. You get out of work, meet up with a few friends and grab couple drinks before heading home. Many call it the happiest hours but it’s not quite so happy if you don’t know where the best specials are. The origin of the term “happy hour” dates back to 1914, when it referred to a weekly entertainment program with live music, movies, dancing and … [Read more...] about Winter Afternoon Food Specials for Westerly RI
Hey you! Long time no talk. If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent too much time during the last few months cooped up inside hiding from the wet, cold weather. It’s time to get out! Grab your spouse, your significant other, the person you like to go out on dates with and spend a night on the town. If you’ve had a long week, you need to take some time to unwind, de-stress, … [Read more...] about Date Night in Westerly, RI
There’s nothing quite like walking into a bar and feeling right at home. That’s what it felt like upon entering the Malted Barley. I opened the door and the smell of homemade pretzels and craft beer pulled me and my boyfriend into the warm establishment on High Street. Plus, Seinfeld was playing on one of the TV’s so we couldn’t resist. It was a Friday night so the place was … [Read more...] about Malted Barley Westerly RI – Craft Beer & Gourmet Pretzels
I had some relatives coming into town recently and I don’t know if you ever feel this way, but sometimes it feels like I’m taking family to the same old places that I always take them. I was looking for something different, somewhere unique to bring them. There are the places that I go to constantly that are amazing, but one of the best parts of having family in town is … [Read more...] about Let Us Direct You to New Places!
Costume? Check. Goodie bag? Check. A love of all things haunted and scary? Check. A stomach of iron to withstand all the candy that will be soon be ingested? Check. Well, it sounds like you’re right on track in your Halloween preparations! We’ll help you fill in the blanks about where to enjoy all the ghoulishly good festivities this year. Most events are happening the … [Read more...] about Halloween Activities and Events