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Ann Martini
Ann Martini left her decade-long job as an editor at Rhode Island Monthly magazine to start her own business and to teach writing at the University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University. She co-owns Providence/Newport Gourmet Tours with her husband Michael, and together they are the food editors at and are writing a book about the history of Rhode Island food. Ann has traveled to 41 of the 50 states and insists that Rhode Island has the best-looking people, the coolest history, and the tastiest food.

This Old Mill

One of Rhode Island's not-so-hidden gems is our architecture. The first foundations were laid here…

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Free it Up!

The state that was founded on the concept of religious freedom has come to embrace the concept of…

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Holy Cow!

It's not a surprise when Rhode Island is on the forefront of nationally, and internationally…

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Mansion Envy

Are the Newport Mansions your Statue of Liberty? You know how it goes ... New Yorkers don't visit…

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Hop to It

Whether you own your own business or not, many of us are aware of the challenges of opening one. But…

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