If you're anything like me, Halloween has been on your mind for a while now and you've been hoping to find some new ways to celebrate the spookiest time of year! Well let your fear of missing out subside - we've put together a list of events coming up this month for kids, families, and adults to enjoy!Kids and FamiliesSpooky in the Park: Hocus Pocus & The Sanderson … [Read more...] about Halloween Fun for Everyone!
Two recent celebrity suicides have left shockwaves across the country this summer, but alongside these high-profile deaths are 121 other people who take their leaves 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 … [Read more...] about “What it Takes is Caring”: Mental Health First Aid Training and Suicide Prevention
The Rhode Island School of Real Estate was established in January of 2018 by Wendy Brown, a broker and owner of the Brown Group Realty; Bill Fain, Office Leader for the Rhode Island offices of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services; and Cherie Roach, a mortgage loan officer for Webster Bank. Wendy was good enough to sit with us and give us the inside scoop.Wendy had been teaching … [Read more...] about Real Estate and Real Opportunities: The Rhode Island School of Real Estate
Tap Here - View upcoming 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 … [Read more...] about Nostalgia No More: Making New Memories at Misquamicut’s Drive-In Theater!
Summer is such an amazing time to be in Westerly, between the beaches and the shops and the restaurants, there's always something to do and see. With so much going on all around town, we decided to do a quick round up to highlight some really special places and events for kids, families, and adults to check out this season.The Misquamicut Drive In From now through the end … [Read more...] about Westerly’s Summer Bucket List 2018
It might be a bit chilly outside, but there's still plenty of fun to be had in Westerly, so grab your best girlfriends and make plans for an entire Girls Day downtown! To help you maximize your fun and minimize your stress, we've put together a suggested itinerary for you!Mia's Prime Time Cafe Start the day off right at Mia's for breakfast - or brunch, if you want to sleep … [Read more...] about The Perfect Girls Day in Westerly
The 22nd Annual Virtu Art Festival kicks off on Saturday, May 26 with 150 artists coming from nine states to display their art for admiration and purchase across the fourteen beautiful acres of Wilcox Park. The festival's name is Latin for "Love of Fine Arts," and will feature both performance and visual art in a wide variety of mediums.All items featured in the festival … [Read more...] about Virtu Art Festival – Something for Everyone
The 24th International Film Festival of Eastern Connecticut continues this weekend at our very own United Theater with a screening of the film Amen, a 2002 film directed by Costa-Gavras.The process of making the film fest take place is no small undertaking, and it begins with two committee members working with movie distributors to obtain copies of up to 50 films and the … [Read more...] about International Film Fest Screening and Event at United Theater
Spring weather is here at last, which means it's finally time to break out your flip flops and head down to the beach! "The beach?" You might be asking yourself. "Before Memorial Day?" The answer is yes, especially if you want to partake in all the fun of Spring Fest, a three day entertainment experience setting up shop on May 11th, 12th, and 13th!Up through the 1970s, … [Read more...] about Springing Into the Season: Spring Fest 2018
Restaurants, arcades, specialty bars, art galleries - what's missing? A movie theater, perhaps, but not just any movie theater - the United Theater of downtown Westerly. The previously defunct theater and now re-energized nonprofit promises to become an arts and cultural center in the coming years and help further revitalize and transform our town into a destination for more … [Read more...] about United for Entertainment and Education – The Restoration of the United Theater of Westerly