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!
Summer may officially be over, 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 in … [Read more...] about The Perfect Girls’ Day in Westerly
When September rolls around and the golden days of autumn start descending upon the fair state of Connecticut, the locals know that a visit to B.F. Clyde’s Cider Mill in Mystic is in order. Visiting Clyde’s is a quintessential New England experience. Not only is it a National Historic Landmark, but a visit to Clyde’s is like walking into a scene in a Norman Rockwell … [Read more...] about Fall into Autumn with a Visit to B.F. Clyde’s Cider Mill
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!
There is nothing like an adorable cat or dog to make us say “Awww, how cute!” Big or small, short and fuzzy or long and furry - pets fill up our hearts and make us smile. Pets are beloved family members who grace our lives with unconditional love. They can also be canine soldiers, police dogs, and therapy companions. Their role in society has changed. As a result, we spend … [Read more...] about Groomers Galore to Pretty Up Your Pet
Last we talked, I was suggesting the perfect date day/night for the spring time. But we all know that in the summer months, there’s a lot more going on in Westerly and throughout the region in general so I wanted to put another little date guide together for you. Let’s call it the perfect date day/night summer edition! But first things first, don’t forget the sunscreen to keep … [Read more...] about The Perfect Date – A Day and Night in Westerly
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 Grandpa’s … [Read more...] about Antique Hunting in Downtown Westerly
So let's say you wanted to have an outstanding day from morning til 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 leather … [Read more...] about A Perfect Guys’ Day Out in Downtown Westerly
As I walk into Affordable Furnishings for the first time, I see a showroom that is deceptively large -- showrooms usually are. Like any good showroom, different rooms from a typical home are staged so you can get a feel for what you are looking for. Living rooms, bedrooms, entertainment areas, dining rooms, kitchen & dining, home office -- well you get the point. The … [Read more...] about Affordable Furnishings; Your Local Furniture Store – Westerly, RI
When one thinks of the term “pub crawl” one might immediately picture the young 20 somethings banding together in a massive group, parading about town in a drunken determination to hit bar after bar, loud and obnoxious, and liable to get kicked out before nights end. Well, this is not always the case. Take, for instance, a beautiful Tuesday evening this past March … [Read more...] about One Martini, Two Martini, Three Martini