Getaway

Getaway PANDEMIC DRIVES RECREATION, VACATIONS, OUT TO SEA By Elaine Lembo | Cover photograph by Monica Allard Cox ON A WHIM, Christine Baum, a Cranston High School West teacher who’s prone to seasickness, decided to join the Rhode Island franchise of Freedom Boat...

Keeping the Past Alive

Keeping the Past Alive The bright red sails catch the late October sun as they are hauled one by one up the massive, 86-foot masts. They tower over the smaller, more modern sailboats and motorboats cruising through Newport Harbor. There’s a steady southwest wind that...

Geology in Motion

Geology in Motion Surfing in New England often means donning thick, hooded wetsuits, navigating the occasional snow-covered beach, and avoiding rocks—conditions that explain why surfing here was slow to catch on when the sport first took hold in the warmer waters and...

The Landscape of the Sea

The Landscape of the Sea Have you ever stopped to consider that in the pantheon of historic milestones of Rhode Island, there is one event that rises above all others? Moreover, that it underscores the significance of the natural attributes of the Ocean State and its...