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Tattooing in Rhode Island
February 17, 2016 No Commentby

Tattooing in Rhode Island

Gregory Arpin, Unicorn Ink Tattoo What’s your background? I’ve been tattooing (professionally) for about nine years now. I grew up ...

Cannabis - Another Shot at Legalization
February 12, 2016 No Commentby

Cannabis – Another Shot at Legalization

Rep Scott Slater Truck tolling got all the attention this week at the statehouse, but stalwart efforts to introduce a ...

Medical Marijuana in the State Budget
February 10, 2016 No Commentby

Medical Marijuana in the State Budget

The Rhode Island medical marijuana law has been on the books since 2006 but still remains controversial. As part of ...

HxC: Cold Weather Can't Stop the Music
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

HxC: Cold Weather Can’t Stop the Music

After a long holiday season, PVD is waking up and bringing some great talent back to the city. After putting ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: 38 Studios and Taking Their Candy and Going Home
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: 38 Studios and Taking Their Candy and Going Home

Important note: Phillipe and Jorge deeply mourn the passing of our longtime friend Buddy Cianci. See our special reminiscences and ...

Buddy, We Really Knew Thee
February 3, 2016 7 commentsby

Buddy, We Really Knew Thee

By now, we’re sure that you have read much about the legendary, enigmatic mayor of Providence who passed away on ...

The Hummel Report: An Environmental Threat to the Bay
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: An Environmental Threat to the Bay

Save the Bay’s Tom Kutcher spends a lot of time on the water. As the organization’s baykeeper, one of his ...

Providence Student Union Wants Ethnic Studies Classes
January 27, 2016 No Commentby

Providence Student Union Wants Ethnic Studies Classes

On January 20, the Providence Student Union (PSU) held a rally to demand the introduction of ethnic studies courses to ...

Pin-up: Liz Lirakis, photo credit Cat Laine
January 20, 2016 No Commentby

Pin-up: Liz Lirakis, photo credit Cat Laine

What’s your day job? Self Employed maker of Tracimoc (Tracimoc takes homeless comics and recycles them into usable and wearable ...

Got Beer? Long Live Beerworks Opens
January 19, 2016 No Commentby

Got Beer? Long Live Beerworks Opens

Cheers to Armando DeDona, who finally cut the ribbon at Long Live Beerworks, the first microbrewery in the capital city, ...