Rob Smith

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Getting Car Insurance in Li'l Rhody
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

Getting Car Insurance in Li’l Rhody

If you drive in Li’l Rhody, you gotta have car insurance. In a state that ranks toward the bottom of ...

What do the Slave Trade and Your Favorite Drink Have in Common?
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

What do the Slave Trade and Your Favorite Drink Have in Common?

Rum. No other liquor has stronger connotations of tropical paradises, lofty sea breezes and thanks to certain movie franchises, pirates. ...

investiGATE -- Left in the Dark: Criticism Surging on National Grid
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

investiGATE — Left in the Dark: Criticism Surging on National Grid

Recent wind and snow storms have left more than 100,000 Rhode Islanders without power already this month. Of the eight ...

investiGATE: Crumbling RI Schools Affect Student Health
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

investiGATE: Crumbling RI Schools Affect Student Health

The year started dramatically for some Rhode Islanders. Students in Warwick and Cranston were sent home from school in January ...

The Alternative to Comic Con
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

The Alternative to Comic Con

Rhode Island Comic Con isn’t the only comic convention going on this month. On Friday, November 10, Providence Community Library ...

Barnaby Castle Hosts a Halloween Party
October 25, 2017 No Commentby

Barnaby Castle Hosts a Halloween Party

Though everyone may flock to visit Lovecraft’s grave or the ghosts of the East Side this Halloween season, there’s a ...

Keepin' it Local: Dress Up in Rhody Pride
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

Keepin’ it Local: Dress Up in Rhody Pride

It’s All Hallow’s Eve in Li’l Rhody and you feel like it’s a little hollowed out. But with a bit ...

It's Time to Run ... for Office
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

It’s Time to Run … for Office

It’s 2018. You open the news notification on your phone to find President Trump has announced on Twitter that he’s ...

Locale Profile: Red's Food Truck
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Red’s Food Truck

Local food trucks rotate their menu, but none provide the range of street fare that Red’s does. “We don’t have ...

Food Truck Profile: Vurrito
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Food Truck Profile: Vurrito

It was only up until a couple years ago that Casey Pomes ate meat. It’s not how you expect a ...