With Rhode Island entering Phase 2 of reopening the state, coffee shops across South County prepare to reopen for a summer they will never forget.
It happened during World War II. It happened during the Great Recession of 2008. And it’s happening again as millions hunker down amid the economic and social deep-freeze of the COVID-19 era.
The beard. The suit. The cap. Jolly Old St. Nick is an iconic image, but capturing his persona takes more than just accessories. According to Santa’s South County brethren, it takes patience, joy, commitment, and most of all, belief.
For nearly 30 years, teachers and students at Wickford Middle School have competitively raised money for the less fortunate through the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. But the impact of this program goes way beyond just the numbers.
You don’t have to go far in your search for the perfect tree this Christmas. Local tree farms spend all year making sure they have what you need to make your holiday season come to life.
Most people probably don’t know this, but South County is lucky enough to have five wineries. Yes, FIVE! So whether you’re looking for a place to sip on some wine in the quiet backwoods of West Kingston or you want to have a couples’ night out in downtown Westerly, there’s a winery for every mood and palate. Don’t take our word for it...visit them yourself!
Some of the savoriest places to eat, sip on a cocktail or sample delicious ice cream -- satisfying just about any culinary craving -- can be found in South County. It’s a vacation spot for the palate as well as the mind.
It’s iced coffee season! Well actually, let’s be honest, every season is iced coffee season in Rhode Island. But it’s exciting to see cafes and coffee shops expand beyond just the traditional iced coffee and tea, especially if you’re allergic to coffee like me.
The various venues of South County offer a variety of musical genres to experience, especially in the spring, summer and fall months.