Feed Your Need: RI has as many comic book shops as Batman has wonderful toys

For one glorious weekend each year, Comic Con graces our fair state with its presence. But what’s a despondent comic book nerd to do when the weekend’s over? Go local, of course. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of local comic shops where you can spend your weekends ’til Comic Con rolls around again. Located […]

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Locale Profile: The Torchbearer — Professional Tattooing by True Artists

If you’re old like me, you remember a day when getting a tattoo was considered edgy, even deviant. Nowadays, tattoos are much more mainstream, and yet another means of self expression. For many, the decision is not whether to get a tattoo, but rather what and where. In RI the choices are overwhelming. From Pawtucket […]

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Drones: Mature Enough for Holiday Gifts

Hobbyist (non-commercial) drones, technically called “unmanned aircraft vehicles” (UAV) or “unmanned aircraft systems” (UAS), are still in the early stages of rapid growth in popularity. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimated in 2016 that there were about 1.10 million in operation with expected increases to 2.15 million by the end of 2017 and 3.55 million […]

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