Mark Hutchinson

Raves for Crave: Sample foods from land to sea at this annual culinary event

We Rhode Islanders proudly boast of our home when talking to out-of-staters, and one of our favorite things to talk about is the multitude of culinary options in the state. This year, CVS will once again help us celebrate RI’s many restaurants and food businesses. The CVS Health Charity Classic, which includes a golf tournament, is […]

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Distill My Beating Heart: New, old and everything in between — we haven’t met a distillery we don’t love

From the old guard represented by Sons of Liberty to new kid on the block, RI Spirits, distilleries seem to be having a moment and it’s one we hope lasts and lasts. I recently took a tour through Rhode Island’s four distilleries to bring you all the info you need to know before you plan […]

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Buy, Buy Baby: Shopping locally gives a gift to your whole community

The “Shop Local” slogan is slapped on bumper stickers and business doors in the hopes that it penetrates consumers’ conscience, especially this time of year. And hopefully, that motivation is maintained the entire year. Purchases become a personal and political statement. Each penny spent becomes a tangible declaration of our values with immediate rewards. People […]

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What’s New? There’s always room for one more brewery in our little state

Rhode Island is lucky to have some top-notch breweries that call us home. But even in this land of plenty, beer lovers scream for more, more, more! And enterprising brewers are happy to oblige. Check out the newest players that bellied up to the bar since our last beer issue. Buttonwoods, Cranston Buttonwoods is located […]

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One Room, One Set, One Take: The latest Schwartz/Suher collab is about to hit the big screen

“I discovered several years ago that writing is not my strongest attribute, although bringing stories to life from the page to the screen is something that I have a strong passion for,” Nathan Suher frankly admits. Suher is about to embark on directing his third film based on a Lenny Schwartz script, and The Assassination […]

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