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Roller Derby Rundown: Brown University, Getting Gored, and ECDX!
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Roller Derby Rundown: Brown University, Getting Gored, and ECDX!

2015 has started out tough for the girls, but as the weather heats up, so does action on the flat ...

Roots Report: Take Me Out of the Ballgame
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Roots Report: Take Me Out of the Ballgame

Okee dokee folks … I am going to preface my column by stating that much to my father’s disappointment, I ...

Photo Essay: Proposed Area for New Paw Sox Stadium in Providence
April 6, 2015 No Commentby

Photo Essay: Proposed Area for New Paw Sox Stadium in Providence

Lawyer James J. Skeffington took a walking tour Thursday of the former Route 195 land in Providence where he and ...

Hunting in the Woods of RI
November 19, 2014 No Commentby

Hunting in the Woods of RI

I am alone, it’s about 11pm, and I am drinking a gin and tonic on my couch while watching The Outdoor ...

A Game to Define A Season: The Mob Squad Take the 2014 Trophy
November 6, 2014 No Commentby

A Game to Define A Season: The Mob Squad Take the 2014 Trophy

Ten points! That’s all that separated the Mob from the Old Money Honeys in their Championship rubber match. In a ...

Downtown Goes Derby
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Downtown Goes Derby

For the first time since 2009, the wheels of Providence Roller Derby will once again be rolling on The Providence ...

Providence Roller Derby's Hot Summer on the Flat Track
June 4, 2014 No Commentby

Providence Roller Derby’s Hot Summer on the Flat Track

Rhode Island’s Hottest Contact Sport The air is warmer and the kids are off from school: What is there to ...

Bicycle Repair Stands Unveiled Around Providence
May 28, 2014 No Commentby

Bicycle Repair Stands Unveiled Around Providence

Convenient Pit Stops for your Commute Imagine you’re biking to work or just out for fun, enjoying the sun on ...

Packing the Bowl - Super Bowl XLVIII
February 4, 2014 No Commentby

Packing the Bowl – Super Bowl XLVIII

The sport of football becomes intertwined with the marijuana movement as Washington and Colorado’s NFL teams head to the super ...

Curling -- Like Chess on Ice
February 4, 2014 No Commentby

Curling — Like Chess on Ice

 Editor’s note:  With the Winter Olympics taking center stage for the month of February, Jim Hummel gets a primer on ...