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Review: Cresta Bar & Ristorante

Cresta Bar & Ristorante, the new restaurant in Pawtucket, is really classing up the place.
Diamond in the rough
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 17, 2012

Another town, another story

One of the great things about my day job as director of Insight Radio (part of Insight, a non-profit in Warwick that promotes independence and opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired) is that I get to see just about every news website
Rodney King has advice for North Kingstown. Plus, a few clarifications
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  July 01, 2011

Ghouls on parade

The tale of local businessman Joseph A. Caramadre, who paid the terminally ill a fraction of the face value for the right to buy variable annuities in their names — annuities that paid out in full, plus interest, upon their deaths — is enough to make yo
Profiting from the dead; more on ‘Buttercup’; and the latest in Pawtucket
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 19, 2010

Salinger’s eternal cone of silence

With the death of J.D. Salinger, nearly every obituary featured some quote or reference to his American masterpiece, The Catcher In the Rye , and rightly so. If you don't know the name Holden Caulfield, you don't know ding about literature.
The death of a genius; rocking for Nicole; the General Assembly goes transparent
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 05, 2010

City life

Pawtucket Rising hails the Bucket
Pawtucket Rising hails the Bucket
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 14, 2009

City life

Over the years, Providence has attracted plenty of attention for its transformation from an urban ugly duckling to an attractive swan. All the attention has left Pawtucket, the similarly ambitious city on its northern border, obscured by its shadow.
Pawtucket Rising hails the Bucket
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 13, 2009


Being Bessie

Waiting for Bessie Smith, written and directed by Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, is a generous as well as enjoyable performance.
Mixed Media channels Ms. Smith
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 05, 2006