Chances are if you’ve spent any time at Misquamicut, you’ve at least heard of the Andrea. One of the premier dining establishments located directly on the beach, the full-service restaurant offers delicious apps and entrees along with fun cocktails and plenty of entertainment to make your days and nights at the beach all the more magical.Originally built in 1912 and run as … [Read more...] about A Century of Summers at the Andrea Beach Bar
Dogs are our best friends - they're with us in our highs and lows, they give us a reason to get outside and take a walk, and they're a source of nearly endless entertainment and adorable photo ops. Sometimes, however, your best friend might need a little guidance. We all know who's a good boy - but how can we make sure our good boys are on their best behavior? We spoke with … [Read more...] about Discovering The Best Version of Your Best Friend with the Tribal Dog
With the weather finally cooperating, many of us are trying to play catch up with our gardening and outdoor activities. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the season's possibilities, don't worry - Westerly Agway has got you covered, with friendly and knowledgeable staff to guide you through any question or tangle of weeds.Andy McCaslin has been Westerly Agway’s owner for over … [Read more...] about Westerly Agway: A Champion of Community Growth
There’s much to be said about the revitalization of Westerly’s downtown scene over the past few years, and lot of it can be said thanks to the generous contributions of Chuck and Deborah Goodrich Royce. Most people are aware of the Royce’s philanthropic impact on our beautiful town, but what you might not know is that Deborah can now add “published author” to her long list of … [Read more...] about Finding Mrs. Royce: Westerly’s Patron is its Newest Author
It’s no secret that Westerly comes alive in new ways during the summer – the warm weather draws us out of our homes and brings friends and family from out of town to enjoy the beach, the park, and the downtown scene. One of the most delicious seasonal highlights takes place just around the river bend, and it’s known as the Westerly-Pawcatuck Farmers Market.The market, … [Read more...] about The Westerly-Pawcatuck Farmers Market: Come for the Produce, Stay for the Experience
Everyone in Westerly has their favorite things, whether it’s a secret spot at the beach, a certain menu item at a downtown restaurant, or a quiet place in the park to relax. One favorite thing that almost everyone shares, however, is delicious soppressata, or as it’s affectionately known – soupy.The old phrase goes “no one wants to know how the sausage is made,” but Bruno … [Read more...] about Westerly Meat Packing Unpacks the History of Soupy
Summer’s around the corner, and what better way to spend some time this season than on the water? Whether you're a seasoned mariner or you've never set foot on board a boat before, Confident Captain and Just Go Boating are here to help you get further behind the helm than you ever thought possible!Zachariah Rollins grew up on the water, setting out behind the helm of his … [Read more...] about Gain Confidence and Just Go Boating This Summer!
📽 2019 Movies Drive-in movies were once an American institution, with 5,000 theaters standing proudly during the 1950s and 60s. Today, fewer than 500 remain, but residents and visitors of Misquamicut are in luck because we can claim one of those exclusive theaters as our own, thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of the Misquamicut Business Association, led by Executive … [Read more...] about Nostalgia No More: Making New Memories at Misquamicut’s Drive-In Theater!
Celebrating it's 115th year of operation, it's safe to say that one of the most lasting fixtures of downtown Westerly is Woodmansee's. Despite many changes to the scene over the years, the boutique that prides itself on providing beautiful clothing and accessories for the young at heart continues to thrive.First opened in 1904 by LeClyde Woodmansee, the store began as a … [Read more...] about Woodmansee’s Withstands the Test of Time with a Passion for Fashion
Last year's celebrity suicides sent shockwaves across the country. Alongside these high-profile deaths are 121 other people who take their lives every day, 22 of whom are veterans. In Rhode Island, someone over the age of 25 takes their own life on average every 3 days, and every 20 days if they are under the age of 25. 450 physicians commit suicide annually, which leaves over … [Read more...] about “What it Takes is Caring”: Mental Health First Aid Training and Suicide Prevention