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Review: Local 121

Local 121 isn't a locabore about their commitment to "locally harvested food and drink." The restaurant just places a list of some of their "local resources" at the bottom of their menu: Matunuck Oyster Farm, Prima Pasta, Sakonnet Vineyards, and so on.
Sincerely tethered
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 21, 2011

Local 121

My usual dining companion doesn’t order shrimp anymore because she’s tired of asking where they came from.
Regional and reasonably priced
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 29, 2007

Cicilline leads charge to replace economic development guru

Three years after Donald C. Eversley was ceremoniously introduced as the president of the Providence Economic Development Partnership, the partnership has moved to not renew Eversley’s contract.
By IAN DONNIS  |  June 07, 2007

Eat this

Lily Kerrigan was working at a tech firm in downtown Providence last summer when she wondered, "what would happen if an art happening kind of invaded its streets?"
In Providence's downtown, a wary detente between entrepreneurs and artists
By GREG COOK  |  May 16, 2007

Local heroes

In this, the tenth annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s “Best” issue, we highlight people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
The best people, and the best organizations

AS220’s new space for artists at the Dreyfus

We sometimes hear that Providence — and Rhode Island — has the highest per-capita accumulation of artists in the country.
Housing crunch
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 21, 2007


Keys to the underground

In an attempt to define the Providence aesthetic, one local artist aptly offered these words: “absurd, anti-establishment, punk, fantastical, collective, animistic, mythological, found, trash.”
A primer on Providence's vibrant arts community
By ANDREW FOX  |  August 30, 2006