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The Apothecary Is In!: Home-grown service and homemade treats make Green Line Apothecary a special spot

Picture this: You step through the frosted glass doors and take in the scene around you as pharmacists cheerfully fill prescriptions, greeting each customer by name. You approach the gleaming wooden soda fountain and settle into an evergreen velvet stool, peering at the menu, filled with seemingly endless choices. A cherry phosphate? A chocolate egg […]

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Open and Closed

Open Kin Southern Table + Bar: 71 Washington St, PVD. kinpvd.com This southern-cuisine-inspired eatery is opening this spring in Downtown Providence. Bintimani: 326 Westminster St, PVD. Evicted from its Boston location, this West-African-inspired restaurant will be the second of two new Black-owned businesses in Downtown. (Where Tom’s BaoBao used to be). Opening in July. Plant […]

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Open and Closed

Opened Diego’s Eastside: 192 Wayland Ave, PVD. diegosprovidence.com. The sister store to Diego’s of Newport, bringing their trademark style of modern Mexian food and choice cocktails. Boomerangs Roadhouse: 293 Providence St, West Warwick. boomerangsroadhouse.com. Serving up classic pub fare, seafood, BBQ and other American cuisine goodies. Plus, full service bar and lounge (singer not included). […]

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Dog Dance Parties, K9 Civil Disobedience, and Dog Island: An interview with the Peaceful Pack

The Peaceful Pack is an animal boarding service located in Johnston that advertises itself as more of a home than a kennel. It is owned and operated by Ashly and Sheila Rose, and they recently invited me into their pack to talk about owning a business, working with your spouse and bringing pups to protests. […]

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Giving Rhody a Lfe Line: The latest kid on the fashion block

Clothes carry meaning, and fashion has the power to change social discourse. As the nation wrestles itself free from four years of hateful and divisive politics, society has an opportunity to express what it has learned from the experience and what it will no longer tolerate, and the fashion industry has the tools to communicate […]

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