Author Archives: Christy Nadalin

Photographer Stacy Renee Morrison's exhibit "The Girl of my Dreams" will be at Roger Williams University through September 23, with a presentation by the artist at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10.

‘Girl of my Dreams': One woman’s obsession gives another new life

‘Girl of my Dreams': One woman’s obsession gives another new life

Sometimes a person comes into your life and makes such a profound, positive impact on who you are, and how you view the world, you may find it hard to imagine life without them. For Stacy Renee Morrison, that person was Sylvia deWolf Ostrander. But when Stacy made Sylvia’s acquaintance in the early 2000’s, Sylvia


Labor daytripping

It’s one of our favorite excuses: the East Bay is not a place to leave on a summer weekend. After all, people come here to vacation. Still, it’s a great big world out there and there’s a lot to see, especially this weekend, with events happening all across the state and and a couple of

Joe Hurley will talk about his experiences on the road as he walked Route 6 from coast to coast, at the Weaver Library in East Providence, Monday, August 4.

‘Ten Million Steps’

New England author to share view of America from its longest highway If you have ever driven Route 6 from Providence to Hartford, you know that, when you have places to go and people to see, all the red lights and slow-downs feel like drudgery. Now imagine the progress you would make on foot. Joe


Summer hunting, Rhode Island style

The East Bay is not exactly hunting country. There are a few deer and duck-hunting enclaves, but here, if you want to hands-on see to your own meat, fishing or clamming is where it’s at. And clamming is not for the faint of heart. It’s not about the size of the target; it’s not about

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Summer breeze

For extreme sports fans, summer on Narragansett Bay is a rush. You aren’t seeing things: in recent years it seems the bay has been teeming with unusual wind-powered craft, traveling at uncommon speeds. One local fleet of A-class catamarans (A-cats, for short), recognizable by their tall, gray sails that resemble the dorsal fins of enormous


A man on a mission

When your life’s passion has been working for social justice from the South Bronx to South Africa, retirement is a relative term. If you visited the carnival in downtown Bristol at the beginning of the month, you may have seen a tall, energetic septuagenarian cleaning out the prize shelf at the basketball game. Ball after