fourth of july

Washington Slept Here

Or was it a dine and dash? We may never know for sure. Read more here or visit the home, now a museum, of merchant and ten-time Governor Stephen Hopkins. His revolutionary cred started with the Gaspee Affair when he refused to cooperate with the British authorities. According to, “As Chief Justice of the …

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Fourth Of July Fireworks At India Point Park

From the Department of Art, Culture and Tourism — celebrate Independence Day at India Point Park. The evening kicks off at India Point Park at 7:30pm with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops, conducted by the renowned Francisco Noya. Be sure not to give up your spot in the park before 9:00pm to catch one of …

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Happy 4th of July

Tomorrow I’ll be either a) lounging around the house in my underpants, b) attending one of several cookouts, or c) staying home and watching The Trouble With Girls, the most American movie ever made. (Seriously–it has Elvis, fireworks, Cindy Brady, and a bluegrass trio.) Actually, I’m going to do my best to do all of …

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