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Solomon's Choice
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Solomon’s Choice

Michael Solomon is wearing several hats these days: Providence City Council president, candidate for mayor and veteran businessman, a job ...

Motif's Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Motif’s Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues

Being Libertarian-leaning, I am not overly interested in what a political hack promises to do for me or my causes. ...

It's the Economy, Stupid!
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

It’s hardly any secret that the Rhode Island economy is in bad shape. In the most recent monthly data from ...

The Gubernatorial Races -- A Prediction
August 6, 2014 10 commentsby

The Gubernatorial Races — A Prediction

As we enter the final stretch of the Rhode Island Gubernatorial primary races, we are faced with four viable Democrats ...

The Primaries from Motif's Data Nerd
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

The Primaries from Motif’s Data Nerd

1. Providence Mayor – Democrat Ordinarily the Democratic primary IS the election, because no Republican has been elected as Providence ...

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education
August 4, 2014 No Commentby

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education

Zombies, Brains and the FY 15 Budget Rhode Island has officially entered the race to the bottom. The new Speaker ...

2014 RI Primary Political Coverage: We break it down and your candidates talk about what matters to you
August 4, 2014 No Commentby

2014 RI Primary Political Coverage: We break it down and your candidates talk about what matters to you

Key issues We asked our resident data nerd, political operative and angry outlier (and concerned mother of three) what they ...

Social Enterprise Gets to Incubatin'
July 29, 2014 No Commentby

Social Enterprise Gets to Incubatin’

Providence is, it seems, becoming an incubator for incubators. The success of organizations like BetaSpring, and the dire economic awareness ...

Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner – Food on a truck, man!
July 3, 2014 No Commentby

Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner – Food on a truck, man!

Beautiful late spring weather favored the crowds sampling the diner fare from the iconic truck parked in front of the ...