Month: July 2022

Bad behavior at the bars

On the heels of a few weeks of a chaotic summer with much partying, incidents of underage drinking and open container violations, the police conducted an undercover “compliance check” of alcohol service protocols at several Block Island bars.On Saturday, July 16, six out of seven “randomly” chosen bars flunked.The set-up, according to the report provided …

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Call for Artists

R.I. State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is accepting applications for artists for 2023 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE Gallery at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. The galleries are a partnership with the R.I. Airport Corporation (RIAC). The deadline to apply is Oct. 10, at 11:59 p.m.The Call for …

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Finn’s changes hands for second time in one year

Thomas “TJ” Martucci has big plans for Finn’s Restaurant. He just doesn’t know what they are yet.Martucci “is an experienced restauranteer,” according to his attorney, Sanford Resnick, who attended the Town Council’s meeting on July 5 remotely as the council, acting in its capacity as the Board of License Commissioners considered the transfer of the …

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ART AROUND TOWN…

“Winter is the perfect time to put on canvas and paper all the interesting and beautiful images I find during my time on the island during the spring, summer and fall,” saysSharon Lehman about her new exhibition opening Saturday, July 16. Lehman’s real excitement comes from walking on trails, finding treasures washed up on the …

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