Kayaking in Providence

It’s the time of the year when high temperatures and full sunshine lure vacationers to explore city streets and relax at the beach. Multitalented Providence is the ideal getaway. It offers a scenic setting and plenty to do outdoors. Just three hours from New York City and a handful of miles from the shore, Providence […]

Providence Arts Festival

Escaping NYC for a weekend isn’t always easy but here at oM our motto has always been “if you can’t make the weekends longer, strive to make them better.” That’s why we’re excited to be working with new booking platform TravelWits this summer to create great itineraries for weekend getaways according to any budget. transit time and […]

Vertical Dance Troupe

Providence, Rhode Island enjoys an imaginative art scene that has earned it the nickname the Creative Capital. See for yourself what the artistic buzz is all about at the fourth annual PVDFest on Thursday, June 6 through Sunday, June 9. The city’s largest and most colorful event, PVDFest showcases live music, dance and installations from around […]


Despite its modest size, Providence’s culinary stage is displaying big city talent. You won’t find many chain restaurants here; Chef-owned eateries are the rule. This down-to-earth town’s restaurant etiquette welcomes the hungry with an unpretentious spirit. The sea is tethered to the unconscious of Rhode Island residents, making Providence a must for seafood lovers. Admirers […]

Providence Arts Festival

There’s always something brewing in Providence. Its riches include the provocative collection at the RISD Museum of Art and a culinary scene that rivals any in New England. If you crave innovation, imaginative WaterFire lights up the night with over 80 torch-lit braziers illuminating the river. Plenty outdoor adventures as well. If you’re in the market […]

New restaurant at Bedford Post Inn

From a paper factory-turned-hotel in Long Island City, to New York’s very first shuffleboard club and the BRIC House for the Arts, New Yorkers have had plenty of new distractions to help them get through a relentless winter. And they will have many more to enjoy this spring. Here are a few things we’re excited […]

Romance the Rails

Towards the end of 2014—our seventh year of reporting on car-free trips around the outer boroughs and beyond New York City—my co-founder Vince and I pedaled across the George Washington Bridge for probably the 17th time since discovering cyclists could do such a thing. Only this last time, we were in for a rewarding surprise […]

downtown providence

I didn’t expect Providence to be more than a quaint New England city with white steeples, pristine streets, and clean cut couples sipping on lattes. But this city is not only steeped in history and classic New England style; it’s also got an eclectic music scene, a booming local food movement, and an inspiring community […]

The Dorrance

Once dubbed the “Beehive of Industry” and “The Renaissance City,” Providence now calls itself the “Creative Capital,” and with good reason. There’s a lot more than just Fire Water brewing in this little state by the sea. From innovations as quintessential Rhode Island as dropping the “r” in “chowdah,” to the city’s new queen bees […]