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Know Your Mom and Pop: The Village Drum Shop
March 8, 2017 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: The Village Drum Shop

Turning a hobby into a full-time job and successful business is a dream come true for most people. While the ...

Darren Hill’s Eclectic Empire
January 18, 2017 No Commentby

Darren Hill’s Eclectic Empire

POP Emporium is an immense antique shop in a nondescript warehouse near Smith Hill, beautifully curated like a captivating museum ...

Locale Profiles: Farmacy Herbs
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

Locale Profiles: Farmacy Herbs

Herbs have been used to treat all kind of conditions since before recorded history. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Chinese ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Revival Massage and Bodyworks
December 14, 2016 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Revival Massage and Bodyworks

It all started during a sushi dinner in 2011. Co-owners Jessica Lavoie and Morgan Woodard became close friends after meeting ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Sin Alley Tattoo
December 7, 2016 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Sin Alley Tattoo

I give start-up business owners a lot of credit, because starting a business can be quite a challenge. In addition ...

You Can Have a Nazo!
October 19, 2016 No Commentby

You Can Have a Nazo!

If you’ve ever been to a street parade in Rhode Island you’ve probably seen some crazy things – maybe a ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: MUSE
September 28, 2016 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: MUSE

Gift-giving has seemingly become a thing of the past, with gift cards becoming the quick (though perhaps thoughtless) fix to ...

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies
August 10, 2016 No Commentby

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies

  Though I had high hopes when I first heard of the local healthy snack alternative known as Nutty Mamas ...

Open and Closed
August 3, 2016 No Commentby

Open and Closed

[OPEN] Pea Poddery in Cumberland is under new ownership. Art-lover and art major Kristen Jansen and long-time friend Rob Roesch ...

Open and Closed
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Open and Closed

[OPEN] A new chicken and fish place, Bucktown, recently opened on the west side of Providence. They also have beer ...