It's a new year, which can mean a lot of exciting things to a lot of people. For most of us, it means a clean slate and a chance to make a fresh start, whether that means trying to be more organized this year, paying off debts, traveling more, or paying better attention to your health and fitness. If you're interested in that last one, read on because we've created overviews … [Read more...] about New Year, New You: Finding the Right Fitness Studio
We're a few months into autumn but it's taken weeks to finally feel like it. To celebrate its arrival and the transition into the chilly weather, let's review some affordable ways to update your wardrobe with the best of this season's fashion trends. Let's start with what Vogue, Elle, Glamour, and the Who What Wear website all agree are the trends for this spring:Sheer … [Read more...] about Thrift Store Fall/Winter Fashion: What’s Trending and Where to Get It Affordably in Westerly
Christmas is coming, and what better way to make this joyous season last than to participate in holiday strolls all month long? These strolls offer the perfect opportunity to gather friends and family members together, bundle up, enjoy some hot chocolate or cider, and take in the beautiful sight of twinkling lights, pine boughs, and glittery garlands decorating local shop … [Read more...] about Holiday Strolling Through Westerly, Ashaway, and Beyond
So let's say you wanted to have an outstanding day from morning till night with your best bros in downtown Westerly. Where would you start?Of course there are your standard locations for a quick shot of hot bean water - Dunkin, Bess Eaton, and Honeydew, to name a few - but what if you wanted something a little more unique, and you wanted to enjoy it in the comfort of … [Read more...] about A Perfect Guys’ Day Out in Downtown Westerly
The big week is finally here, the week of the Bricks and Murals festival here in downtown Westerly and Pawcatuck! The event kicked off on Wednesday evening with a reception for the visiting artists and community volunteers and will be followed by a food stroll and block party Thursday night, all along High Street.This festival has been years in the making but in these last … [Read more...] about The Bricks and Murals Festival Has Arrived!
What's the most exciting fall event North of New Haven and South of Boston? It's an historic festival years in the making and coming right to downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck this September! If you enjoy art, history, music, food and drink, then you have many people to thank for this upcoming extravaganza of beauty, fun, and local pride, for it was truly a group effort, years in the … [Read more...] about Bricks and Murals Brings History and Art to Downtown
"My favorite part about this festival is seeing the local community come together. We have such beautiful park, and it's wonderful that we can all enjoy this jewel" -- Cathy Johansen Virtu Art Festival kicked off for its 21st year and had no shortage of beautiful, intriguing, and inventive pieces of decorative and functional art to choose from. Truly the only difficult part of … [Read more...] about 21st Virtu Art Festival Brings Artists of All Stripes to Beautify Westerly
If you're looking for a furry friend to add to your family, the Westerly Animal Shelter is the perfect place to start your search. Big dogs, little dogs, cats of all colors, and even the occasional bunny - they're all waiting for their forever homes at the Westerly Animal Shelter, located at 33 Larry Hirsch Lane.There are so many factors to consider when it comes to adding a … [Read more...] about Gimme Shelter: Adoption, Pet Care, Education and More at the Westerly Animal Shelter