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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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Slam on the Brakes: Food trucks at RI state parks abruptly canceled

This story has been updated; scroll to bottom of text. The sudden cancellation by RI state government of the remaining six of eight food truck events scheduled for 2021 in Colt and Goddard State Parks comes amidst a serious conflict of views as to what happened at the two events that were actually held. According […]

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Gluten-Free at Diego’s

Diego’s Newport on Bowen’s Wharf is an unexpectedly gluten-free and vegan friendly experience! I had the chicken enchiladas dinner plate, and it was delightful! Their corn tortillas stuffed with chicken tinga, a traditional Mexican style shredded chicken, street corn, roasted veggies, and Oaxaca cheese were covered in a house-made Rioja sauce to create the best enchiladas […]

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Locals Only: New England artists showcased at Troop every Thursday

I recently caught up with local hip-hop legend Lord Gremithy of Dirty Durdie over brunch at Troop in Providence to talk about the “Locals Only” showcase that takes place at the restaurant every Thursday night. For the showcase, Gremithy put together playlists filled with hundreds of tracks from New England artists, and through these playlists, […]

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