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Hasbro creates custom Chewbacca Mom action figure

Hasbro creates custom Chewbacca Mom action figure

She was invited to the toymaker’s Rhode Island headquarters last week and presented with an action figure with her head on Chewbacca’s body that comes complete with a removable mini Chewbacca maskMORE

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

FULL SCHEDULE: PVDFest kicks off downtown on Friday

PVDFest returns to the city this weekend, June 2-5, and will “transform streets in the heart of Providence into a celebration of art, music, food, performance and more.” The four days of citywide events will culminate on Saturday, June 4, beginning with a free celebration that will turn spaces downtown into a performance stage, art gallery, and block…MORE

PHOTOS: Miss Rhode Island 2016 crowned in Newport

PHOTOS: Miss Rhode Island 2016 crowned in Newport

Shruti Nagarajan, a 24 year old student at Brown University, was crowned Miss Rhode Island 2016. Kate DePetro, a 16 year old student at East Greenwich High School, was crowned Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen.MORE

Travel and Leisure Magazine ranks Providence #3 favorite city

Travel and Leisure Magazine ranks Providence #3 favorite city

Readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine have ranked Providence as America’s third favorite city. According to the magazine, The Rhode Island capital woos travelers with hip locals, walkable streets and charming public spaces. But the city closes the deal with its wealth of edible specialties, like grilled pizza at Al Forno or Bacaro, and the java laced with sweet coffee…MORE

“PVDFest” arts and culture festival to return to Providence in June

“PVDFest” arts and culture festival to return to Providence in June

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced Wednesday that PVDFest will return to the city June 2-5 and will “transform streets in the heart of Providence into a celebration of art, music, food, performance and more.” The four days of citywide events will culminate on Saturday, June 4, beginning with a free celebration that will turn spaces downtown into…MORE

Eat Drink RI Festival returns to Providence April 28 – May 1

Eat Drink RI Festival returns to Providence April 28 – May 1

The festival is a celebration showcasing the best of the culinary world in Rhode Island. Farmers, chefs, bartenders and food & drink artisans from across the region participate, offering unique dining opportunities, charitable events, an All-Local Tasting featuring farmer & chef cooking demonstrations, and culminates in the Grand Brunch featuring some of the best restaurants in Rhode Island. MORE

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The HOT Spotlight

The HOT Spotlight

*ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS* Hot 106 checks our DMs…We know you want your shot! If you’re a local artist looking to make waves in the ocean state and beyond… Submit your info HERE! You could be featured in a monthly podcast hosted by Mike D to talk about your journey, your music, and your future! It’s…

Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen made the lives of some remarkable New Englanders truly forgetable.  After finding out that Milford, Ma resident Fernanda Ferreira and her family were not only big fans of the show- but that they do SO much good in their community and beyond- Ellen decided to award them with ALL of the, “12 Days” giveaways-…

10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

Every state has their stereotypes, public misconceptions, and claims to fame. So, when an out-of-stater interacts with a local, naturally they have questions. And these are the questions we dread.

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