We definitely love our beaches and highly recommend that you experience their beauty but did you know there are a few hiking trails in the Misquamicut area that offer a great way to get exercise and see a different side of our coastal community? Talk about a great way to enjoy a day or two: hit the beach for a few hours, get some lunch and then get into your hiking attire and … [Read more...] about Get Outside: Enjoy the Trails of Misquamicut
Summer is here! And if you're anything like me, you're probably excited to dive into a few simple landscaping and small yard projects that you can do in a few hours or less. I’m all about bite-sized, manageable projects. Take on something too daunting and you could end up with a bunch of half-finished landscaping projects and a yard that looks worse than before.The majority … [Read more...] about Easy Landscaping Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend!
I think we can all agree that it’s been a very long winter. We’ve been cooped up for too long. It’s time to get out and see the world! Any time the sun comes out recently, I turn into a sun worshipper. I have to be dragged inside once the sun sets. But there’s good news: we’re in the home stretch - those long warm, sunshine-filled days are just around the corner. We’ve pulled … [Read more...] about Spring Bucket List
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
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!