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Alt-Parenting: To Buy or Not To Buy, That Is the Christmas Question
December 23, 2014 1 commentby

Alt-Parenting: To Buy or Not To Buy, That Is the Christmas Question

This year my son has asked Santa for three unreasonably expensive gifts: a Polar Express train ($400); WiiU ($300) and ...

Art Seen: Spoken Word's Christopher Johnson
December 17, 2014 1 commentby

Art Seen: Spoken Word’s Christopher Johnson

If you follow poetry and know anything about spoken word and the art’s local action and inertia, you should know Christopher Johnson’s ...

401 Counterculture: Pawtucket’s Mode Merr
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

401 Counterculture: Pawtucket’s Mode Merr

Rhode Island has fast become synonymous with creative small business. You can hardly find a street corner or loft office ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Seeking Happiness in 2015, However it Appears
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Seeking Happiness in 2015, However it Appears

Dear Nick, I cannot believe that we’ve made our way round the sun yet another time.  As the weather blusters ...

Pub Amble: Brunch by Day, Pub by Night
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

Pub Amble: Brunch by Day, Pub by Night

One Wednesday after a house-gathering with friends, several guys said they were going to The Grange for live music and ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: A Goodbye, A Last-Minute Gift, Resolutions, and WTF, CIA?!
December 17, 2014 1 commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: A Goodbye, A Last-Minute Gift, Resolutions, and WTF, CIA?!

A Legendary Reporter Retires Probably no television street reporter in the Biggest Little is as recognizable and ubiquitous as Sean ...

Plunging into 2015
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

Plunging into 2015

It’s the morning after your New Year’s Eve celebration. You just spent all night downing martinis and champagne, throwing back ...

Ask Brilliant Cliche and the Granny Doctor: I Can't Pee In Public!
December 10, 2014 No Commentby

Ask Brilliant Cliche and the Granny Doctor: I Can’t Pee In Public!

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, This is a bit embarrassing, but it’s bothering me and I really want to do something ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Gift This!
December 3, 2014 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Gift This!

Phillipe and Jorge enjoy giving gifts as much as anyone, but actually far prefer getting them. This is especially so if ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook
November 25, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I’m Leaving Facebook

Dear Nick, I’m often conflicted when this time of year rolls around. I have so many things to be thankful for, ...