Topics :: Rhode Island

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Providence on Your Palate

FOOD/DRINK | By David Perry | Dec 6
Red or white, Providence offers clam chowder worth the trip alone, along with a robust culinary scene for any palate or budget.

Providence: Fun-Sized and Flaming

By David Perry | Oct 14
Looking for the perfect-sized getaway? Providence, Rhode Island is on fire - literally - offering culture and LGBT offerings without the maddening pace of some of its East Coast counterparts.

The Rhode Less Traveled: 4 East Coast Wineries

Move over California, Oregon and Washington, wine growers in Rhode Island are working their magic with a little help from Mother Nature to ensure spectacular vintages worth a vineyard-hopping road trip.

Dining Out For Life Benefits AIDS Project Rhode Island

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 15
Restaurants across Rhode Island will be participating in Dining Out for Life, Thursday, April 24, benefitting AIDS Project Rhode Island.

Clay Pell Carries on Family’s Political Dynasty

POLITICS | By Joe Siegel | Apr 7
Clay Pell is one of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island. He talks to EDGE about his family’s legacy, including his grandfather Claiborne Pell and his aunt Julie Pell, a veteran LGBT rights activist.

House Majority Leader Elected Rhode Island Speaker

POLITICS | By Erika Niedowski and David Klepper | Mar 26
Rhode Island’s House majority leader has been elected speaker in a lopsided vote days after the abrupt resignation of one of the state government’s most powerful figures.

Rhode Island Lawmakers Jockey to be House Speaker

POLITICS | By Erika Niedowski and Michelle R. Smith | Mar 23
Two legislators have emerged as candidates to replace RI’s first openly gay House Speaker Gordon Fox after he relinquished the House speakership following FBI raids on his home and office.

First Openly Gay RI House Speaker to Step Down After FBI Raids

POLITICS | By Erika Niedowski | Mar 22
Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is resigning from his leadership post and will not run for re-election, he said Saturday, a day after federal and state authorities raided his Statehouse office and home.

State Police Raid Office Of Openly Gay R.I. House Speaker

Law enforcement officials raided the office of House Speaker Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI, IRS and state police.

Openly Gay Candidate Runs for RI Governor

POLITICS | By Joe Siegel | Oct 30
Todd Giroux, who is openly gay and a Bristol resident, has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island in 2014.

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