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Boots on the Ground in 2019

Boots on the Ground in 2019

May 22, 2019 | No comment

  The Boots on the Ground  for Heroes Memorial, honoring soldiers who have died in combat post 9-11 in the Global

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Is This Jazz?: Work and Art Part 2

Is This Jazz?: Work and Art Part 2

May 22, 2019 | No comment

  To help shine a light on the lives of working musicians, I’ve been interviewing peers of mine about their

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Abra-Cadabra! Local meat magicians pull weenies out of their hat

Abra-Cadabra! Local meat magicians pull weenies out of their hat

May 15, 2019 | No comment

Weenie Wizard is a PVD-based artisanal hot dog stand that offers a constantly shifting array of meat, veggie and carrot

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<i>ARIA v. Savage</i>: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and the First Amendment

ARIA v. Savage: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and the First Amendment

May 7, 2019 | No comment

Whether non-fiction books are entitled to the same sales tax exemption as fiction books is a dispute that has been

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2019 Motif Tattoo Award Winners

2019 Motif Tattoo Award Winners

May 1, 2019 | No comment

Tara D’Agostino, Critics choice – Pirate Emma Hamilton, Critics choice – Femme Fatale Pete Fortune, Critics Choice – Character  

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Rhody After Dark Tattoo Edition

Rhody After Dark Tattoo Edition

May 1, 2019 | No comment

Here’s the video! See other episodes of Rhody After Dark  See all the Tattoo

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Strain Reviews

Strain Reviews

Apr 17, 2019 | No comment

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  • Boots on the Ground in 2019
  • Is This Jazz?: Work and Art Part 2
  • Abra-Cadabra! Local meat magicians pull weenies out of their hat
  • <i>ARIA v. Savage</i>: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and the First Amendment
  • 2019 Motif Tattoo Award Winners
  • Rhody After Dark Tattoo Edition
  • Strain Reviews

Books

<i>ARIA v. Savage</i>: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and the First Amendment
May 7, 2019 No Comment

ARIA v. Savage: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and the First Amendment

Whether non-fiction books are entitled to the same sales tax exemption as fiction books is a dispute that has been ...

Cannabis

Munchies: CBD in food remains a gray area
May 15, 2019 No Comment

Munchies: CBD in food remains a gray area

The distinctions between food, drugs and medicine can be unclear and overlapping, and the lines separating them are often contrived ...

Comics

May 15, 2019 No Comment

This dragon doesn’t breathe fire. For obvious reasons.       Answer: Roger Williams Botanical garden as part of their ...

Dare Me

Global Scavenger Hunt
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Global Scavenger Hunt

“Win a Free Trip Around the World!” the subject line said. Because I suffer from wanderlust, I apply to every ...

Environment

Earth Needs Dusting
April 17, 2019 No Comment

Earth Needs Dusting

The last ice piles finally melted back to reveal more than a little bit of trash marring the face of ...

Film

That's Just Super: A rundown for the top 5 best and worst Marvel movies
April 17, 2019 No Comment

That’s Just Super: A rundown for the top 5 best and worst Marvel movies

The explosion of superhero movies has been an absolute dream come true for those of us who used to get punched ...

Fine Arts

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground
February 20, 2019 No Comment

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground

Beware the pretty; it is a spinning maelstrom, a black hole that will suck you in and leave you in ...

Food

Send Noods: The Broth Bros are sending out top-notch bisque pics
May 15, 2019 No Comment

Send Noods: The Broth Bros are sending out top-notch bisque pics

The Broth Bros are lighting up Instagram feeds around New England with scintillating pictures of noodles, chowder, ramen and all ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? All the Beer That's Fit to Drink: Beer events are springing up like dandelions
May 15, 2019 No Comment

Got Beer? All the Beer That’s Fit to Drink: Beer events are springing up like dandelions

As we noted a coupla issue ago, the folks at Narragansett Beer are looking into launching a multi-purpose attraction – a brewpub/taproom ...

Health

News Analysis: What Happens if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is Overturned?
February 20, 2019 No Comment

News Analysis: What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned?

Currently, the right to abortion is protected under landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade (and its lesser-known companion ...

Keep on Moving

Keep on Movin: Penn Sultan’s New Legs: Sultan delivers the first chapter of many
April 3, 2019 No Comment

Keep on Movin: Penn Sultan’s New Legs: Sultan delivers the first chapter of many

Penn Sultan’s Museum Legs — Traversing the Flat Circle Museum Legs is a new project from Penn Sultan, best known ...

Lifestyle

A Spoonful of Ashes Makes the Tea Sweeter
May 22, 2019 No Comment

A Spoonful of Ashes Makes the Tea Sweeter

Sky rockets… I know I could have spent my time more productively on a Sunday afternoon. Jeez, I could have ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
May 15, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: Concerns about what’s mine, what’s yours and what’s ours has you thinking about boundaries as well. Don’t think about it ...

News

Boots on the Ground in 2019
May 22, 2019 No Comment

Boots on the Ground in 2019

  The Boots on the Ground  for Heroes Memorial, honoring soldiers who have died in combat post 9-11 in the Global ...

Opinion

AltFacts: Nice Day for a Pic-a-Nic: Unlike the last two years, which have been no picnic
May 15, 2019 No Comment

AltFacts: Nice Day for a Pic-a-Nic: Unlike the last two years, which have been no picnic

There, There, It’s Gonna Be Fine Foster, Hopkinton and West Greenwich have all joined Burriville in becoming sanctuary towns for ...

Phillipe & Jorge

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Too Many Players on the Field!: Your superior correspondents talk sports and politics
May 1, 2019 No Comment

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Too Many Players on the Field!: Your superior correspondents talk sports and politics

Death of a Nation Phillipe and Jorge hate to preach or belabor the obvious, but we can’t help saying that ...

Pin-Up/Profile

Pin-Up: Wayne St. Vincent
November 14, 2018 No Comment

Pin-Up: Wayne St. Vincent

What’s your biggest pet peeve? I’ve got a lot of ’em. The biggest one is people on the phone when ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: Don't Let the Rain Fool Ya: Summer is coming in hot
May 15, 2019 No Comment

The Roots Report: Don’t Let the Rain Fool Ya: Summer is coming in hot

Okee dokee folks… ‘Tis the season when things start wrapping up indoors and begin to crawl out into the sun ...

Shopping

Open and Closed
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Open and Closed

Opened Friskie Fries: County Road, Barrington. friskiefries.com Hey, french fry lovers (that’s all but two of you, right?)! Friskie Fries now ...

Sports

Smokin' Skates
May 15, 2019 No Comment

Smokin’ Skates

Providence Roller Derby has been skating strong this season with their travel teams, the Rhode Island Riveters and the Killah ...

Theater

No Simple Answers in Counter-Productions' Gidion's Knot
May 23, 2019 No Comment

No Simple Answers in Counter-Productions’ Gidion’s Knot

“We watch the war and we write about the great deeds done or the horrors done. And that is how ...