Inside Rhody

Book Your Father’s Day Reservation

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Father’s Day is June 20th, so it’s time to plan an unforgettable day! Rhode Island is home to some of the finest restaurants that offer various Father’s Day specials to ensure that our loved ones are appreciated. With different locations, cuisine, and scenery, each restaurant offers a different experience that is worth every dollar and is guaranteed to provide unique memories for you and your loved ones.

  • Chapel Grille
  • 3000 Chapel View Blvd, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 944-4900
    • Outdoor dining is back! What better way to celebrate this special day than to treat them to fine dining in a top-tier atmosphere.


  • Spain Restaurant
  • 1073 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 946-8686
  • 1144 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI,
  • (401) 783-9770
    • Spain Restaurant is a Rhode Island favorite. With its unmatched service and high-profile cuisine, it is worth every penny. Be sure to book your reservation for the Father’s Day Special before it’s too late!


  • Camille’s
  • 71 Bradford St, Providence, RI
  • (401) 751-4812
    • There is nothing quite like the Italian food that is served at Camille’s. Located in the heart of Rhode Island, Indulge in the Italian heritage in this elegant atmosphere this Father’s Day!


  • Twin Oaks Restaurant
  • 100 Sabra St, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 781- 9693
    • With its complete reopening, enjoy a special meal in the various dining rooms or breathtaking patio at Twin Oaks! With its combination of scenery and delectable food, why not experience it with the people you love most.


  • Trattoria Romana
  • 1571 Atwood Ave Building 103, Johnston RI
  • (401) 519-9100
  • 3 Wake Robin Road #1, Lincoln, RI
  • (401) 333-6700
    • Having various locations throughout Rhode Island, Trattoria Romana is labeled as an elegant and classy restaurant that continues to exceed the expectations of its customers. Do your taste buds a favor and enjoy your Father’s Day here!


  • White Horse Tavern
  • 26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI
  • (401) 849-3600
    • Newport remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in Rhode Island because of its notable history and top-notch scenery. White Horse Tavern is an experience that offers both of these aspects, combined with mouthwatering meals.

Make sure to call or check the restaurant’s website in order to place your reservation to ensure that you don’t miss out on an amazing experience!

The Therapy Connection

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The Therapy Connection links highly qualified professionals with patients and families seeking specialized and unique services. We offer directory listings searchable based on your location, provider specializations and certifications, treatment of specific disorders, virtual/in-person services, insurance coverage, and many more! Our dedicated team is here to help professionals build their practices and bring the patients right to you.

Learn about the therapies we can connect you with:
Speech-Language Pathology- Speech-Language Pathologists offer a wide range of speech, language, fluency, cognitive, feeding, and swallowing services to both pediatric and adult patients.

Physical Therapy- Physical therapists help improve movement and manage pain. They are an important part of preventive care, rehabilitation, and treatment for adult and pediatric patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.

Occupational Therapy- Occupational Therapists help adult and pediatric patients develop, recover, improve, and maintain the skills needed for daily living.

Audiology- Audiologists use technology, creative problem solving, and social skills to identify and treat hearing, balance, tinnitus, and other auditory disorders.

Music Therapy- Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses.

Play Therapy- A Registered Play Therapist helps children express feelings, work through problems, and practice new ways of interacting with others through play.

Get started today to grow your practice with a free 6-month trial.
If you have any questions, please email Paige Voccia:

Provisional Staffing Solutions: Finding You The Right Candidates

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Have open positions you need to fill? Need new employees but struggle getting applications? We’re here to help!

With local roots in Cranston, Provisional Staffing Solutions is quickly becoming one of the countries top employment agencies, and we want to leverage that success to help our fellow Rhode Islanders. As a temporary staffing agency, Provisional Staffing Solution’s goal is to provide readily available, hardworking employees in a wide range of industries to employers. We believe in the importance of relationships and building alliances between companies and their staff. We are dedicated to matching the best employers with the best employees. From hotel staffing to manufacturing, packaging, machine operators to general office help, Provisional Staffing Solutions can assist you in meeting your labor needs at an affordable cost. Our staffing professionals place qualified candidates with top employers.

By working with Provisional Staffing Solutions your company will:

  • Utilize workers only when you need them
  • Reduce unemployment claims
  • Compensate for a fluctuating workload
  • Save on interviewing and advertising costs
  • Save all your benefit expenses including workmen’s comp
  • Save on bookkeeping costs
  • Sharply reduce overtime expenses by replacing your more highly paid regular employees with temporaries working at an hourly rate

All of this will help to increase productivity and reduce costs to your business.

On our end, Provisional Staffing Solutions will assume the responsibility of:

  • Recruiting and hiring employees
  • Issuing weekly payroll
  • Filing mandatory tax forms

So don’t waste time and energy searching for qualified candidates; instead, let the experts do the heavy lifting. Give us a call to schedule your free consultation today!

Provisional Staffing Solutions
535 Atwood Ave.
Cranston, RI 02920

The Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

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What do you get when you combine warm summer nights, the ambiance of a roaring fire, and picturesque landscaping? A personal escape right in your backyard!

The best part about a backyard project is you can make it as unique and elaborate as your imagination (and budget) will allow! Here are a few things to consider when designing your backyard oasis:

  • Who will you share this space with? If it’s just an intimate space for you and your family, a small seating area should suffice. For entertaining guests at large gatherings consider creating an outdoor kitchen featuring a wrap-around bar.
  • When will you spend time in your space? If you envision spending Sunday afternoons in the warm sun you may want to add some shade with a pergola or awning. If summer nights are your go-to, ambient lighting is a must! Opt for hanging bistro lights or solar-powered lights to illuminate your walkway.
  • Do you want ongoing maintenance? If you enjoy the labor of love that is maintaining your landscape then opt for plenty of plants and grass. If you prefer a low-maintenance set up consider installing a large patio. The same goes for choosing your materials! Wood needs care every few years, such as repairing rot and restaining while vinyl will last a lifetime maintenance-free.
  • Do you want to tend to a fire? Some people love the process of building the perfect campfire, but if ease of use is more your speed, opt for a propane firepit.
  • Know your yard! If you have a septic system, make sure you do not compromise it by building on it. If you have low spots in your yard that tend to collect water, avoid building there and do not build in an area that will promote drainage towards your home.

Ready to start your backyard transformation? Contact the experts at Outdoor Escapes, they make outdoor living easy!


112 Old Pocasset Road
Johnston, RI 02919


Phone: 401-942-8857
Fax: 401-946-4144


Mon–Fri: 8:30am – 6pm
Sat: 9am – 12pm

RetroBlast-Rocky Point

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Rocky Point State Park has been a beloved public attraction in Rhode Island since the mid-1800s. The property has been a location for many attractions including a clam shack, hotel, concerts, and most notably as The Rocky Point Amusement Park. The park operated from the late 1840s until its closing in 1994. During the 1950s to the 1990s, Rocky Point Amusement Park was a popular tourist destination in Rhode Island. The park featured rides including the Log Flume, Corkscrew Loop Roller Coaster, Skyliner, and The Freefall, which would fall 13 stories at 55 miles per hour! The Shore Dinner Hall, which closed in 2000, was famous for its clam cakes, lobster, manhattan style clam chowder, and steamers. In addition to amusement rides, Rocky Point hosted concerts! Performances included Janis Joplin, AC/DC, Jane’s Addiction, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and much more!

In the 1990s Rocky Point’s financial situation became unstable. This, unfortunately, led the park to close in 1994. However, in 1996, Rocky Point opened its doors one last time to say farewell to its loyal patrons. Although the amusement park is gone, Rocky Point still lives on in the memories and hearts of Rhode Island residents, through movies, books, and much more!

In 2003, Rocky Point was purchased, and demolition began shortly after. 8 years later, it became a state park. When visiting, you can find the upper and lower stations for the Skyliner gondola ride, ruins of an old water tank, and an arch by the entrance. The amusement park may be gone, but its skeletons still remain. Rocky Point State Park is a great place to go on your next family walk, bike ride, or even to watch the beautiful sunrise! Relive your old memories today at Rocky Point State Park!

Visit Rocky Point State Park at 1 Rocky Point Ave Warwick, RI.

Fourth of July Fireworks in RI

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Celebrate your Fourth of July watching spectacular firework shows throughout Rhode Island! Don’t forget to stay safe, have fun, and create great memories this holiday.

Block Island 4th of July Parade & Fireworks!
1 Water Street, Block Island, Rhode Island 02807
Time: 9:15pm – 9:45pm

Warwick’s Annual Fireworks Display
Oakland Beach Seawall: 869 Oakland Beach Ave
Time: 5:00 PM

Cumberland’s Annual Fireworks Display
Tucker Field Athletic Complex: 2600 Mendon Road
Time: 9:00 PM

Bristol’s Fourth of July Celebration
Time: 10:30 AM
Bristol County, Downtown Bristol 02809

Narragansett 4th of July Family Beach Day & Fireworks!
Narragansett Town Beach: 39 Boston Neck Road
Time: 5:00 PM

4th of July Fireworks Cruise in North Kingstown!
Quonset Point: 1347 Roger Williams Way
Time: 7:00 PM

RI Beaches Are Reopening!

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It is time to soak up the sun and head down to the beach! All Rhode Island state beaches will be reopening with no capacity limits beginning Memorial Day weekend. Mask will still be required at the concession stands, restrooms, and other crowded areas.

Enjoy your summer at the Ocean State’s beautiful beaches:

Charlestown Breachway
812-774 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813

East Beach
494-534 E Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813

East Matunuck State Beach
950 Succotash Road, South Kingstown, RI 02881

Misquamicut State Beach
257 Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891

Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
100 Sand Hill Cove Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882

Salty Brine State Beach
254 Great Island Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882

Scarborough State Beaches
970 Ocean Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882

Own Your Home Or Pay Off Debt- Two Ways To Refinance

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It would be fantastic to pay off your mortgage in a shorter period of time or even pay off your student loans for good, right? Since interest rates are low, this is the perfect time to refinance! However, these rates will not be low for long. If you want to refinance, it is best to do so NOW! Below you will find two solutions from Sierra Pacific Mortgage that could help you pay off your mortgage faster or get rid of debt.

For example, five years ago you bought your first home. You signed a 30-year mortgage and locked in at a rate of around 5%. Currently, interest rates are around 2 to 3 percent, but these rates will not stay this way forever. If you choose to refinance, you can turn a 25-year mortgage into a 20-year mortgage. Your payments would be at the same price, but with a lower interest rate. This option lets you gain extra years of financial freedom and you will finally be able to own your home!

The second option involves paying off debt. For example, you want to pay off your student loans. This is done by adding more years to your mortgage. By doing so you are able to cut back on debt and save hundreds of dollars. Let’s say you have a mortgage of 25 years and you decide to add on 5 more years. Now you have a 30-year mortgage. Refinancing while the rates are low, allows you to gain control of your debt and pay off those loans.

If you have any questions please contact Sierra Pacific Mortgage at 401-533-5392.

Proscape – Nature’s Workforce

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Landscape Construction

Services Include

  • Firepits
  • Outdoor Fireplaces
  • Outdoor Kitchens
  • Hardscape Installation
  • Brick Paving
  • Retaining Walls
  • Boulder and Outcropping Walls
  • Concrete Installation and Management
  • Shoreline Stabilization
  • Water Relocation and Drainage
  • Site Grading
  • Turf Renovations
  • Waterfalls
  • Landscape Lighting

Image—and curb appeal—is everything. We know that the way your property looks is intrinsically linked to its value.
Proscape’s team has the skills and expertise to furnish and install quality hardscaping and landscaping renovations, no matter what the size of your project.

We’ll help you grow your real estate investment while providing beautiful landscape solutions to enhance your outdoor living space. Whatever your outdoor area, we can increase curb appeal and value with customized construction.

We have the skills and expertise to deliver quality hardscaping and renovations, no matter what the size of your project may be. We’ll help you grow your real estate investments while providing turnkey landscape enhancement solutions. Whatever your outdoor area, we can increase curb appeal and
value with custom designs.


Landscape Maintenance

Services Include:

  • Turf Maintenance
  • Weed Management
  • Pest Management
  • Care for Trees, Shrubs, Evergreens, and Ground Cover
  • Plant Bed Maintenance
  • Fertilization
  • Spring & Fall Clean up
  • Tree Management
  • Weekly Property Care (26 visits)
  • Structural and Aesthetic Pruning
  • Account Manager Property Inspections
  • Mulching
  • Irrigation Commissioning and Decommissioning
  • Irrigation Inspection and Adjustment
  • 5 Step Lawn Care Program
  • Bed Weed Management
  • Spring and Fall Flower installation

Your grounds are the first impression you make to your employees, tenants, residents, and your consumers. Beautiful, well-kept landscaping says something about who you are and what your company stands for. That’s why proper grounds care is essential to protecting your landscape investment.

Proscape has over 25 years of landscape management experience, an outstanding quality control program, and a national award-winning team of experts that will improve the appearance of your landscape. Proscape offers a “Complete” landscape management solution in southern New England. “We have invested significantly to bring top-level experts in tree management, irrigation management, lawn care management, and construction services to the market.”

Our expert staff members have trained in the best practices for landscape management. They care for your turf, planting beds, flowerbeds, and plant material to protect your landscape investment and landscape construction services to the Southern New England market.


Contact Us Today!

PO Box 231
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone number:
(401) 886-7000

Home & Garden – Spruce Up Your Exterior

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Looking for ways to spruce up the exterior of your house for the summer? Read along for some tips on how to take your outdoor living to the next level.

  1. Keep Your Lawn Green
    1. Lawn maintenance demands can be a complete buzzkill during your relaxing summer months. Over time, your soil naturally loses many of the important nutrients it needs to survive. Apply fertilizer to your lawn to replace and replenish the essentials your lawn needs to grow.
  2. Sharpen Your Lawnmower Blade
    1. One of the best things you can do for your lawn is to give your lawnmower a well-deserved tune-up. Ensure your mower does its job correctly by sharpening the blade every month or so during the season.
  3. Upgrade Your Mulch
    1. Winter mulch often blows away from the bed. Pull old mulch away from the base of trunks and stems to leave room for new mulch. Rake the blown away mulch back to its home, and spread fresh mulch to replenish the old. Don’t know how? Don’t have time? Outdoor Escapes of New England is the place to call for all of your mulch needs.
  4. Make Room for New Life to Grow
    1. This is the perfect time to trim out anything limiting the room for trees and flowers to bloom. Call Mike’s Professional Tree Service, where no job is too big or too small. Tree removal? Stump grinding? Land clearing? Firewood? Mike’s Professional Tree Service is the way to go.
  5. Enhance Your Driveway
    1. Your driveway should look as beautiful as your freshly washed car parked in it. Check out Classic Seal Coating and Paving to take care of all of your pavement maintenance. Their rubberized coal tar emulsion sealer counteracts the destructive forces of oxidation, moisture, and outside chemical accumulations.

Ensure your exterior is in tip-top shape with a little hard work and some help from local professionals!

Mikes Professional Tree Services
17 Reservoir Road
Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 823-7485

Classic Seal Coating and Paving
15 Industrial Ln
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 273-6776

Outdoor Escapes of New England
112 Old Pocasset Lane
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 942-8857