Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 1.
Happy New Year! Frozen Clam plunge: The Frozen Clam is a New Year's plunge takes place right here at the beach at Goddard Park. The plunge – to benefit Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership – will be held at 12 noon but feel free to get there a little early for mental preparation and to learn more about a fantastic organization. Spectators are welcome and donations will be accepted, or better yet, become a mentor. Check out a recap of last year's plunge here. Resolutions, anyone: If you’re making a resolution (or two), share them with the rest of us here in the comments section. Let’s crowd-share our improvements! Christmas Tree disposal: The Town of East Greenwich will be picking up Christmas Trees (stripped of decorations and NOT in …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
What we love, love, love about living in East Greenwich this week.
A bright shiny new year is about to begin. 2012 is no more. It is has ceased to be. It is bereft of life. It rests in peace. Summing up the last few months, one is tempted to say good riddance. Well, I am, anyway. But there were some positive moments. So rather than do my usual routine of looking ahead and list collective community resolutions (and really, what is the point, since we all know we’re going to renege by Valentine’s anyway), I’m going to take a reflective route and summon some of the happier moments of living in East Greenwich this past year. (Warning: If this sounds a bit too Pollyannish for you, then you’re really going to hate this next sentence.) I read somewhere (probably Oprah!) that the attitude we have is our own …
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The first sunrise of the first day of 2012.
What does 2012 look like to you? Upload your photo here, or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, December 30, 2011
Check out these local opportunities to celebrate the year's end.
It's the end of 2011, and the start of the third year of the 2010s — how are you going to celebrate? If you'd prefer to observe the holiday out and about, there are a lot of options this year. Have a look around the state, starting with your own back yard: In East Greenwich, the Greenwich Hotel is planning a year's end celebration coinciding with their regular Open Mic night. There's no cover, a free grand buffet, champagne toast, party hats and noise makers, according to the hotel's facebook post. Elswhere in the Ocean State: If you're up for New Years adventures beyond your local borders, there's always Bright Night in Providence. They've got an evening of celebration including poetry, comedy, a food court, skating, discounted tickets …