The beginning of a new year is a great time to adopt a new perspective on things. Westerly’s Hoxie Gallery exhibit for the month of January, entitled “Eye of an Artist," may be just what you need to inspire you and help get your 2018 off to a great start.Westerly artists, Elaine Chicoria and Heidi Cozzolino, are providing our community with a month-long exhibit of acrylic … [Read more...] about Hoxie Gallery Presents “Eye of an Artist”
Editor's note: Pompelmo Gelateria is closed for the season but will be open again in Spring 2018. If you’d like to make your taste buds dance and your heart happy then there is a special place in downtown Westerly that you just have to visit. It’s called Pompelmo Gelateria, a delightful shop that sells homemade delicious gelato and sorbetto in all sorts of unique flavors. … [Read more...] about Pompelmo Gelateria – A taste of Italy in the Heart of Downtown Westerly
Chanukah is already upon us and Christmas is just about two weeks away. Both religious holidays have traditions of gift giving and every year the pressure is on to find just the right gift for each person on our lists. Shopping at the malls and big-box stores can be exhausting and time-consuming. There’s another way, a more peaceful and joyful way to shop that better fits the … [Read more...] about Local Gift Guide – Find Presents For All In Downtown Westerly/Pawcatuck
Some people love antiques. They love them so much that they collect them and sell them to others. They create businesses around them and share their passion for antiques with others.Antiques can have educational or historic value. Some have stories that connect us to our youth or remind us of days gone by – like childhood visits to Gramma’s house or spending time in … [Read more...] about Antique Hunting in Downtown Westerly
This is not an article about cooking, or farming, or chickens, but it is about an egg – a “good egg." It's the first in a series of articles about young people who are positively impacting the community. To be clear, perhaps it’s best if we start by understanding the term "good egg."Back in the 1800’s and across the Atlantic in England, the school system had a term for … [Read more...] about Everyone Loves a “Good Egg”
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are already history. We survived, but it’s not over yet. For the next few weeks, people will flock to malls and big box stores to find the perfect Christmas or Chanukah gifts for their families and friends. People are already complaining that they are getting exhausted and can’t wait until it's all over.Perhaps we … [Read more...] about Local Craft Fairs Offer More than Unique Holiday Gifts
One of the visual cues of Fall, or “Autumn,” as the proper people say, is the sight of plump orange pumpkins on steps, porch railings, stone walls, in piles outside of grocery stores, and at local plant nurseries and farms. Smaller pumpkins can be spotted on work desks, in store windows, and on daycare and elementary school windows made out of construction paper. Pumpkins are … [Read more...] about Autumn and Pumpkins and Hayrides, Oh My!
When was the last time you had a good piece of pie? If you said last Thanksgiving then you’re way overdue. It’s time to get your little pie-starved self down to the Stonington Borough Village Green on Saturday, August 5th for their 65thannual Fair. Once there, you can indulge in scrumptious pies of various flavors, and enjoy all the other foods and activities that are a part of … [Read more...] about 65th Annual Stonington Village Fair – August 5th