Dan Shay

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A Righteous Cacophony!: Pronk! serves as a bridge between worlds
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

A Righteous Cacophony!: Pronk! serves as a bridge between worlds

Imagine a music festival with virtually no electricity or amplifiers, no sponsors and a resounding message of inclusivity. Imagine it’s ...

Throw Wide the Doors: Open Doors RI gives locals a different view of their own state
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Throw Wide the Doors: Open Doors RI gives locals a different view of their own state

Let’s face it: Central Falls and Pawtucket don’t get the respect they deserve. Many know of them, but know little ...

Haunted: An abuse victim deals with his trauma through film
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

Haunted: An abuse victim deals with his trauma through film

Filmmaker Skip Shea still lives in the same town where he grew up, where he went to school and where ...

Get the Greens: Gotham Greens is bringing locally grown greens to RI year-round
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

Get the Greens: Gotham Greens is bringing locally grown greens to RI year-round

Your typical bag of leafy greens starts thousands of miles from PVD. It’s grown outside in heavily irrigated row after ...

Will Write for A Living: Traveling poet writes on the spot
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Will Write for A Living: Traveling poet writes on the spot

Instead of getting kicked out of the Providence Flea Market for being too close to the action, the poet Ben ...

Utter Madness: MadCap Monday turns 5
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Utter Madness: MadCap Monday turns 5

Madcap Mondays aren’t the dreary open mics you see in the movies, though there are similarities. Folks full of beer ...

Come on and JUMP!: Jump-start your bike riding experience
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Come on and JUMP!: Jump-start your bike riding experience

A stroll on the bike bath by the Gano Street revealed a tantalizingly impromptu adventure. There, right beside the trail, ...

Need a Lyft?: One driver's experience as a sorta' taxi
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Need a Lyft?: One driver’s experience as a sorta’ taxi

On a spring afternoon, I’m off work but I’m working on paying for my car. The Lyft Driver app’s pink ...

Do You Write? One simple question changed the trajectory of a kid's life
May 1, 2019 No Commentby

Do You Write? One simple question changed the trajectory of a kid’s life

A couple of Juan Antonio Cortez’s buddies wanted to go ride bikes. There would be music, girls, maybe even some ...

Sleepless in PVD: Muggs Fogarty can't stop, won't stop
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Sleepless in PVD: Muggs Fogarty can’t stop, won’t stop

Muggs Fogarty has become something of a PVD essential. Right up there with trolley busses and Brown University students crossing ...