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Smokin' Skates
May 15, 2019 No Commentby

Smokin’ Skates

Providence Roller Derby has been skating strong this season with their travel teams, the Rhode Island Riveters and the Killah ...

Derby Roundup: Rolling fast into the 2019 season
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Derby Roundup: Rolling fast into the 2019 season

The temperature is rising, which means a new year of Providence Roller Derby (PRD) is upon us, and what a ...

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered

George Eliot wrote, “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” At Urban Air Adventure Park (UAAP), just north of ...

Spotlight: Local Entrepreneurs The Vachon’s Open Olympia Gymnastics Center in Cumberland
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

Spotlight: Local Entrepreneurs The Vachon’s Open Olympia Gymnastics Center in Cumberland

Perhaps best known thus far for her tenure as head gymnastics coach for LaSalle Academy’s girls’ gymnastics team from 2001 ...

PRD: Wrapping up the shakeup
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

PRD: Wrapping up the shakeup

The year of the skater shakeup is coming to a close in Providence Roller Derby. Many of the veterans of ...

Hurling: The Fastest Game on Grass
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Hurling: The Fastest Game on Grass

The Irish are fairly imaginative when it comes to sports, and hurling is right up there with the more brutal ...

Providence Roller Derby: A New Season with New Names
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Providence Roller Derby: A New Season with New Names

From an outsider’s perspective, the 2018 travel season for PRD’s Rhode Island Riveters seemed like a tough struggle, but those ...

Surf Season Amps Up
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Surf Season Amps Up

The 2018 summer surfing season promises to be a great one, with wave forecasters calling for a consistent season of ...

Dragon Boats in our Midst
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Dragon Boats in our Midst

It’s Saturday morning, end of May, just after 9 am. The sun is shining its full morning blaze behind the ...

2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad for the Riveters
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad for the Riveters

Providence Roller Derby’s “A Team,” the Rhode Island Riveters, rolled into Rome, NY, April 21-22 to compete at the 2018 ...