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At StyleWeek: Mops, Marie Claire, and the Mayor

Techno music is thumping through L'Apogee, the bar at the top of the Providence Biltmore.
By PHILIP EIL  |  January 27, 2012

Rhody's local food movement finds its groove

Five years ago, when Farm Fresh Rhode Island (FFRI) launched its mission of promoting Ocean State-produced food, co-founder Noah Fulmer discovered a curious disconnection in the local food chain.
Relishing the fresh flavor of homegrown goods
By IAN DONNIS  |  February 18, 2009

Picaresque journey: 30 years in Rhode Island

Hard though it might be to believe, some things in Rhode Island actually do change.  
What we mostly want is a low-number license plate 
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 23, 2008

Same as the old boss

Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid? What a joke. Meet the new boss . . .
Congressional Dems were supposed to get us out of this war
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 29, 2007

Whitehouse rides the Democratic tide; Fogarty falls short

For Sheldon Whitehouse, claiming the US Senate seat held by two Chafees over 30 years came down to being the right man in the right place at the right time.
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 08, 2006

Having cut runners, PROJO lagged on primary returns

In an apparent effort to save money, the Providence Journal abandoned its traditional use of runners to gather election tallies during Rhode Island’s September 12 primary.
By IAN DONNIS  |  September 20, 2006


Aided by his name and the national GOP, Chafee beats back Laffey

Chafee attributed his 54-46 percent victory over Cranston Mayor Stephen P. Laffey to “a grassroots effort like Rhode Island has never seen.”
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  September 13, 2006

Advantage: Whitehouse

It was just one more in a steady stream of campaign stops, efforts that might land Sheldon Whitehouse six months from now in the most exclusive club in the nation.
The Democrat has the best shot in years to claim ‘the Chafee seat’ from the GOP
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 03, 2006