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Advice from the Trenches: Changes Are Afoot

Advice from the Trenches: Changes Are Afoot

Dec 11, 2019 | No comment

Dear C and Dr. B; My wife nagged me enough that I went to my doctor about getting short of

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Tammy Pescatelli to Appear at the Greenwich Odeum

Tammy Pescatelli to Appear at the Greenwich Odeum

Dec 11, 2019 | No comment

Okee dokee folks… I first heard of comedian Tammy Pescatelli a couple years ago when I stumbled across her comedy

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Billy F. Gibbons, Matt Sorum, and Mike Flanigin to Headline

Billy F. Gibbons, Matt Sorum, and Mike Flanigin to Headline

Dec 11, 2019 | No comment

Three words: Ernie Boch Junior.  Did you just sing them in your mind?  If so, you’re definitely not alone. Although

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In Providence: A Reindeer on Blackstone Boulevard

In Providence: A Reindeer on Blackstone Boulevard

Dec 10, 2019 | No comment

“He knows it’s my reindeer. Let him say whatever he wants, but he knows damn well that reindeer is mine.”

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Wilbury's You Got Older Deals with Life's Curve Balls

Wilbury’s You Got Older Deals with Life’s Curve Balls

Dec 10, 2019 | No comment

Dysfunctional families are pretty much a dime-a-dozen on stage. In Clare Barron’s You Got Older, however, the dysfunction is not

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(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night: As Tom Waits turns 70, Providence pays tribute at the Good Will Engine Company

(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night: As Tom Waits turns 70, Providence pays tribute at the Good Will Engine Company

Dec 4, 2019 | No comment

On December 7, 1949, a New York Times column characterized the struggles of those in need: “The children who do

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Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories

Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories

Dec 4, 2019 | No comment

Britni Sweet, founder of the 3-year-old cannabis company Love+Destroy — named for its founder’s love of weed and desire to

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  • Advice from the Trenches: Changes Are Afoot
  • Tammy Pescatelli to Appear at the Greenwich Odeum
  • Billy F. Gibbons, Matt Sorum, and Mike Flanigin to Headline
  • In Providence: A Reindeer on Blackstone Boulevard
  • Wilbury's You Got Older Deals with Life's Curve Balls
  • (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night: As Tom Waits turns 70, Providence pays tribute at the Good Will Engine Company
  • Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories

Books

Holiday Cheer
December 4, 2019 No Comment

Holiday Cheer

Bethany White hated the holidays, although she pretended to love them. She was, despite her name, the daughter of two ...

Cannabis

Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories
December 4, 2019 No Comment

Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories

Britni Sweet, founder of the 3-year-old cannabis company Love+Destroy — named for its founder’s love of weed and desire to ...

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

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans

Some of the best benevolent ideas can come from unlikely and unexpected places. A few years ago, Bonnie Combs, marketing ...

Film

Scary Movies for the Scary Season
October 16, 2019 No Comment

Scary Movies for the Scary Season

We’ve rounded up a list of horror films sure to terrify you in this most terrifying of seasons. The Loved ...

Fine Arts

Redemption: National show at Skye Gallery explores the moral economy
November 13, 2019 No Comment

Redemption: National show at Skye Gallery explores the moral economy

Redemption is a collection of works from 19 different artists across 12 states, each providing a window that opens onto ...

Food

Local Profile: Fill 'er Up: Elevated comfort food abounds at Huck's Filling Station
December 4, 2019 No Comment

Local Profile: Fill ‘er Up: Elevated comfort food abounds at Huck’s Filling Station

I was mindlessly watching Instagram stories when @getyourfill crossed my view, and I had to press my finger to the ...

Got Beer?

Three Cheers for Trinity!: The PVD staple turns 25
December 4, 2019 No Comment

Three Cheers for Trinity!: The PVD staple turns 25

On the brink of new legislature regarding brewing regulations, Trinity Brewhouse emerged in late 1994 as one of New England’s ...

Health

AltHealth: CDC's Latest Outbreaking News
July 17, 2019 No Comment

AltHealth: CDC’s Latest Outbreaking News

I like to check out the CDC.gov website at least every other week to catch the latest Vital Signs and ...

Keep on Moving

Keep on Moving: Three Points of Madness -- Circus of Madness
November 21, 2019 No Comment

Keep on Moving: Three Points of Madness — Circus of Madness

The circus is coming back to town as Three Points of Madness release their third album, Circus of Madness, with ...

Lifestyle

Advice with Spyce: Broken Johnson and the Friendzone
December 14, 2019 No Comment

Advice with Spyce: Broken Johnson and the Friendzone

Dear Spyce, I met a guy a few months ago that I really like. Recently he shared with me his ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
December 4, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: The shifting sands beneath you are beginning to stabilize. Now that you are on solid footing, you can make ...

News

Five Fun Things To Do: Dec 11 - 17
December 11, 2019 No Comment

Five Fun Things To Do: Dec 11 – 17

WED 11 Haley Heynderickx: Indie rock. 8pm. Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, PVD. columbustheatre.com THU 12 Sweet Little December Show: Local ...

Opinion

AltFacts: A Sparkling Blanket of Satire: Citizens' questionable decisions are snow surprise
December 4, 2019 No Comment

AltFacts: A Sparkling Blanket of Satire: Citizens’ questionable decisions are snow surprise

Snow Joke Rhode Islanders were again taken by surprise Sunday and Monday as snow fell in the state for the ...

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: Holiday Ranting: Skip the greed and check out the music
December 4, 2019 No Comment

The Roots Report: Holiday Ranting: Skip the greed and check out the music

Okee dokee folks… This is one of those times where I type the intro to my column and then delete ...

Shopping

Holiday Gift Guide 2019
November 13, 2019 No Comment

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

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Sports

The Honeys Sweep the Season
October 2, 2019 No Comment

The Honeys Sweep the Season

For 11 years, the Providence Roller Derby Home Season Championship trophy has eluded the Old Money Honeys. A different tale ...

Theater

Fade: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time
December 12, 2019 No Comment

Fade: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

Fade is a play you really, really want to like. It has characters you rarely get to see onstage, a ...