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Locale Profile: The Joint on 6
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

Locale Profile: The Joint on 6

  Sometimes, a spontaneous idea quickly comes together, turning into a successful business model. Christopher Langevin lost his job as ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Claudia’s Creations
March 7, 2018 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Claudia’s Creations

Some people have been passionately training at a craft all their lives, never realizing that it could one day open ...

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1
February 25, 2018 No Commentby

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1

Stillwater Books, the first bookstore in Pawtucket for many years, opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:45am, Thursday, Mar ...

Locale Profile: The Torchbearer -- Professional Tattooing by True Artists
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Locale Profile: The Torchbearer — Professional Tattooing by True Artists

If you’re old like me, you remember a day when getting a tattoo was considered edgy, even deviant. Nowadays, tattoos ...

Drones: Mature Enough for Holiday Gifts
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

Drones: Mature Enough for Holiday Gifts

Hobbyist (non-commercial) drones, technically called “unmanned aircraft vehicles” (UAV) or “unmanned aircraft systems” (UAS), are still in the early stages ...

Don't Forget Your Umbrella: Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Don’t Forget Your Umbrella: Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods

So, Amazon bought Whole Foods in a 13.7 billion dollar acquisition. Not really a big deal considering the market cap ...

Cleverhood: A Clever Way to Fight the Elements
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Cleverhood: A Clever Way to Fight the Elements

An argument could be made that weather is the most important factor when it comes to daily living. People are ...

Rent-to-Own: Desperation Financing
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Rent-to-Own: Desperation Financing

If you want furniture, small appliances, a television set or a computer, but you have bad credit or no credit, ...

Open and Closed
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Open and Closed

Opened Strada, by the same minds of Enoteca Umberto, part of the Italian revival on the West Side of Providence. ...

Open and Closed
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Open and Closed

Opened: Vanuatu Coffee Roasters, beloved for its Rhody coffee creation, sadly closed on Feb 26. Good news is, they posted ...