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The Downcity Holiday Social Is Back and Better Than Ever

The Downcity Holiday Social Is Back and Better Than Ever

Nov 26, 2014 | No comment

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

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Barefoot in the Park Explores the Timeless Struggles of Young Love

Barefoot in the Park Explores the Timeless Struggles of Young Love

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment

Barefoot in the Park, which recently opened at Trinity Repertory Company, is a silly, lightweight confection that coasts on the appeal

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Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I’m Leaving Facebook

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment

Dear Nick, I’m often conflicted when this time of year rolls around. I have so many things to be thankful for,

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Alt-Parenting: The Elf Must Die

Alt-Parenting: The Elf Must Die

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment

December 26, 2013: I wake up in a cold sweat. My heart is racing. Panic sets in. It’s the Elf

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Locale Profile: The Village

Locale Profile: The Village

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment

Located in the Jewelry District on Richmond Street, The Village is the newest incarnation for the building that has most

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  • The Downcity Holiday Social Is Back and Better Than Ever
  • Barefoot in the Park Explores the Timeless Struggles of Young Love
  • Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook
  • Alt-Parenting: The Elf Must Die
  • Locale Profile: The Village

Theater

Barefoot in the Park Explores the Timeless Struggles of Young Love
November 25, 2014 No Comment

Barefoot in the Park Explores the Timeless Struggles of Young Love

Barefoot in the Park, which recently opened at Trinity Repertory Company, is a silly, lightweight confection that coasts on the appeal ...

Got Beer?

The Wickenden Walkabout
November 6, 2014 No Comment

The Wickenden Walkabout

It’s soon to be that time of year again. Crazy uncles taking over the living room couch, chaos in the ...

Books

Book Review: Lt. Michael Morse's Rescuing Providence
November 18, 2014 No Comment

Book Review: Lt. Michael Morse’s Rescuing Providence

Emergency services used to get a bad rap before September 11, 2001. After that day, there wasn’t a firefighter or ...

Cannabis

Regulating Marijuana in Rhode Island: A Public Health and Safety Approach Takes Place to Educate Locals and Leaders
November 11, 2014 No Comment

Regulating Marijuana in Rhode Island: A Public Health and Safety Approach Takes Place to Educate Locals and Leaders

After a successful week at the midterm ballot boxes, the crusade to end cannabis prohibition seems to be gaining momentum. ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Becoming a Sparkling Beatnik -- There Will Be A Show
November 11, 2014 No Comment

DareMe: Becoming a Sparkling Beatnik — There Will Be A Show

Hi Katie, Writing to see if you’d be interested in “infiltrating” the Empire Revue for the November “Behind the Scenes” ...

Film

Scene and Heard: A Small Company Doing Giant Things
November 6, 2014 No Comment

Scene and Heard: A Small Company Doing Giant Things

Who ya’ gonna call when you need a solid, reliable, knowledgeable and likable  filmmaker who never disappoints? Raz Cunningham, that’s ...

Fine Arts

Art Seen: Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center -- the Pride of Woonsocket
November 18, 2014 No Comment

Art Seen: Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center — the Pride of Woonsocket

At the start of my professional life I had the opportunity to work at Trinity Square Theatre, building scenery designed ...

Food

Eat Local: There Are Still Plenty of Treats to Be Enjoyed
November 26, 2014 No Comment

Eat Local: There Are Still Plenty of Treats to Be Enjoyed

With the nights drawing in and the first snow having fallen (albeit a very light dusting!) Winter is well and ...

Lifestyle

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook
November 25, 2014 No Comment

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I’m Leaving Facebook

Dear Nick, I’m often conflicted when this time of year rolls around. I have so many things to be thankful for, ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
November 6, 2014 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: Aries emerges from some heavy emotional conversations, analysis and digging into the inner psyche. Issues around money and values ...

Opinion

Alt-Parenting: The Elf Must Die
November 25, 2014 No Comment

Alt-Parenting: The Elf Must Die

December 26, 2013: I wake up in a cold sweat. My heart is racing. Panic sets in. It’s the Elf ...

Pin Up of the Month

November Pin-up: Gia Conti
November 4, 2014 No Comment

November Pin-up: Gia Conti

Do you have a nickname? Gi What do you never leave home without? Purell What’s your favorite book? *Tuesdays with ...

Shopping

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

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 ...

Sports

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

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 ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Supersuckers, Elephant Wrecking Ball and Foo Fighters Discs
November 12, 2014 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Supersuckers, Elephant Wrecking Ball and Foo Fighters Discs

Supersuckers – Get The Hell The self-proclaimed “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World,” Supersuckers, return to Rhode Island ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: Bundle Up and Get Out
November 5, 2014 No Comment

The Roots Report: Bundle Up and Get Out

Okee dokee folks … The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. This time of the year ...