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Modern Antiquing
April 29, 2015 No Commentby

Modern Antiquing

Antiquing: Sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday. For someone else. But before you judge too harshly, think ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop
January 28, 2015 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop

Though the Internet has taken over our lives, there are still a few things that can’t be done with a ...

401 Counterculture: Pawtucket’s Mode Merr
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

401 Counterculture: Pawtucket’s Mode Merr

Rhode Island has fast become synonymous with creative small business. You can hardly find a street corner or loft office ...

Buying Aht for the Holidays
December 3, 2014 No Commentby

Buying Aht for the Holidays

There was no Black Friday advertised at Sotheby’s and Christie’s, but word is that they might start offering a gift ...

The Downcity Holiday Social Is Back and Better Than Ever
November 26, 2014 No Commentby

The Downcity Holiday Social Is Back and Better Than Ever

There’s nothing like the city at Christmas — twinkling lights, ice skaters, bustling shoppers excitedly ticking items off their Christmas ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: American Pride Plumbing & Heating
November 25, 2014 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: American Pride Plumbing & Heating

Being a plumber is a seemingly thankless job. It’s the type of work no one truly appreciates until the toilet ...

Paint, Drink, and Be Merry  at Paint Drops Paint Bar
November 11, 2014 No Commentby

Paint, Drink, and Be Merry at Paint Drops Paint Bar

The last time I sat facing an easel with a paintbrush in hand was 10 years before I was legally ...

Make Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
November 6, 2014 No Commentby

Make Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

When my husband and I were dating, I decided to replace his holey pajama pants with a handmade pair. I ...

Don't Get Trampled -- Shop Local
November 6, 2014 No Commentby

Don’t Get Trampled — Shop Local

The shopping days countdown till Christmas has started, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve been scoping out gifts for ...

Don't Hate the Shopper, Hate the Game
November 5, 2014 No Commentby

Don’t Hate the Shopper, Hate the Game

If the thought of the holiday season fills you with an icy, quivering dread, if the sound of silver bells ...