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Musings from the Boom Boom Room; Loughlin’s next move; Tebow fatigue

To twist an old St. Patrick's Day joke a bit, "What's one-mile long with an IQ of 50? A Hollywood red carpet walk."
The cringe capades
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 20, 2012

Potatoes and a pennywhistle on Somerset Street

Drive south on Broad Street past the markets and churches, take a left on Somerset and there, in a clearing of raised garden beds behind a chain-link fence, you will find Phil Edmonds with his peas.
In the Garden
By ELIZABETH RAU  |  April 02, 2010

Buy Nothing Day: A good cause for tough times

During the 11 previous years in which Buy Nothing Day has been staged in Rhode Island, there have been economic downturns and times when the national economy was humming.
Consumerism
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 25, 2008
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Liberty Elm Diner

Every neighborhood should have a diner like the Liberty Elm.
Neighborliness and buttermilk pancakes
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 04, 2008
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Pop-powered

Big chord changes and bigger melodies mark Neo Nouveau’s second stellar album, Courtyard , released a few weeks back.
Neo Nouveau’s crafty Courtyard
By BOB GULLA  |  May 13, 2008
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Goings and comings

At the Living Room last week, a healthy gaggle turned out to bid their goodbyes to Copper Pocket, a power-pop trio out of URI that is headed to Austin, Texas.
Copper Pocket, L-Ski, Sick Electric, and the Bob Enos bash
By BOB GULLA  |  March 05, 2008


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Buy Nothing Day goes statewide next week

The local version of Buy Nothing Day, the annual winter coat exchange, will have its most ambitious approach during its 11th incarnation next week.
Good deeds
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 14, 2007
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Buy nothing day strikes a blow for compassion

The local incarnation of Buy Nothing Day has grown each year and it continues to get more rooted.
Anti-Consumerism
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 15, 2006
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Good night, Mr. White

Phillipe and Jorge were mightily saddened last week when we learned of the death of longtime friend, confidante, and jokester Doug White right after our deadline.
A fond farewell to a local legend  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 23, 2006
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Ready for action!

It’s hard to say how many showers they’ve missed or how many T-shirts they’ve gone through in the month-plus they’ve been on the road this summer, but it’s safe to say that the van they’re crisscrossing the country in is rife with man-stink.
Monty Are I go national with Wall of People
By BOB GULLA  |  July 25, 2006

Parsing the Poll II

We had a Sex Pistols moment here at the Phoenix last week.
The Best Music Poll’s Sex Pistols moment
By BOB GULLA  |  May 16, 2006