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Follow Your Nose to Providence Perfume Company
November 18, 2015 No Commentby

Follow Your Nose to Providence Perfume Company

When Providence Perfume Company owner Charna Ethier offered to let me sample an all-natural perfume whose ingredients list included some ...

Rhode Island Rustic: The Perfect Gift for the Modern Tree Hugger
November 18, 2015 1 commentby

Rhode Island Rustic: The Perfect Gift for the Modern Tree Hugger

Have a sustainability minded  interior designer type on your holiday gift list? You might want to check Rhode Island Rustic ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Ferruolo Home Improvements
September 23, 2015 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Ferruolo Home Improvements

There’s something heartening about a family business, buoyed by the business owner’s dream to work hard to build up a ...

Locale Profile: Lovecraft Arts & Sciences
August 19, 2015 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Lovecraft Arts & Sciences

Leaving the sunlight-flooded corridor of the Arcade on Westminster Street to step into the Lovecraft Arts and Sciences store is ...

Shopping on Broadway
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

Shopping on Broadway

There’s something peculiar about the West End — a distinct vitality that sets it apart from the other Providence neighborhoods. ...

Provlandia: Urban Agriculture on the West End
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

Provlandia: Urban Agriculture on the West End

If you are what you eat, then West Enders are hyper-local, fresh and progressive. Providence has been on a long ...

A West Side Story
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

A West Side Story

Long ignored by many in favor of the italophile strip just north, the West Side of Providence is considered by ...

Taking Stock
July 1, 2015 No Commentby

Taking Stock

I am a non-cooking foodie (and yes, I promise that is a real thing). I may not cook, but I ...

Eat Your Way Through the Animal Kingdom at the Newport Jerky Company
July 1, 2015 No Commentby

Eat Your Way Through the Animal Kingdom at the Newport Jerky Company

If you are the kind of person who goes to the zoo and thinks, “I wonder what that son-of-a-bitch tastes ...

Dare To Go Inside My Cranium?
June 10, 2015 No Commentby

Dare To Go Inside My Cranium?

With a name like that, you’d expect this traveling shop to be something out of the Mutter Museum. No, you won’t ...