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Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol's streets
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol’s streets

Santa visited historic downtown Bristol early this year — on May 11, one still-cool Friday night. Swapping his sleigh for ...

Paying it Forward: Impact Everything does good around the world from right here at home
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Paying it Forward: Impact Everything does good around the world from right here at home

Lanna Nawa and Saroj Bhandari reacted to the devastating 2015 earthquake in Nepal by raising more than $10,000 through various fundraisers ...

Open and Closed
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Open and Closed

Opened Friskie Fries: County Road, Barrington. friskiefries.com Hey, french fry lovers (that’s all but two of you, right?)! Friskie Fries now ...

Spotlight: Local Entrepreneurs The Vachon’s Open Olympia Gymnastics Center in Cumberland
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

Spotlight: Local Entrepreneurs The Vachon’s Open Olympia Gymnastics Center in Cumberland

Perhaps best known thus far for her tenure as head gymnastics coach for LaSalle Academy’s girls’ gymnastics team from 2001 ...

Cleverhood has a New Home and a Successful Year Ahead
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

Cleverhood has a New Home and a Successful Year Ahead

Most people start a business because they had an idea that they fell in love with and wanted to see ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Super V Toys -- the Latest Local Spot to Feed Your Need
January 2, 2019 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Super V Toys — the Latest Local Spot to Feed Your Need

The superhero movies that have dominated pop culture over the past decade or so are a boon for small businesses. Comic ...

Feed Your Need: RI has as many comic book shops as Batman has wonderful toys
October 31, 2018 No Commentby

Feed Your Need: RI has as many comic book shops as Batman has wonderful toys

For one glorious weekend each year, Comic Con graces our fair state with its presence. But what’s a despondent comic book ...

Locale Profile: The Joint on 6
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

Locale Profile: The Joint on 6

  Sometimes, a spontaneous idea quickly comes together, turning into a successful business model. Christopher Langevin lost his job as ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Claudia’s Creations
March 7, 2018 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Claudia’s Creations

Some people have been passionately training at a craft all their lives, never realizing that it could one day open ...

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1
February 25, 2018 No Commentby

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1

Stillwater Books, the first bookstore in Pawtucket for many years, opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:45am, Thursday, Mar ...