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Review: '10 Most Endangered Properties'; plus, 'Chromophilia'

The most striking reminder of the threat to buildings featured on the Providence Preservation Society's "2010 Ten Most Endangered Properties" list is that Brownell & Field Company at 119 Harris Avenue, which the society highlighted because it feared
Faded glory
By GREG COOK  |  October 01, 2010

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009

Then and now

It’s not exactly a stroll down Memory Lane, but pretty close to it.
Listening to A State of Blue
By BOB GULLA  |  February 06, 2008

Green local heroes

Decades after the birth of the modern environmental movement, the US and other nations are still struggling to come to terms with humanity’s impact on the planet.
Ten people and organizations highlighting Rhode Island’s environmental vanguard 
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 07, 2007

Return of the Bud-I

We guarantee that you will be entertained.
Cherry Arnold’s Buddy hits the big screens
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 25, 2007

The Pulp plan

By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 07, 2007


Concern grows on downtown demo

Almost two years after plans were announced for 32-story luxury condo tower at 110 Westminster St., construction is expected to finally begin on the project.
City watch
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 29, 2006

Hello, Columbus

Last year was quite the highpoint for Curt Columbus.
Trinity’s new artistic director bows with Chekhov
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 12, 2006

Much ado about nothing

Please, spare us all the media-orchestrated hand-wringing about how the Providence Preservation Society has chosen to add the name of our former mayor, the Bud-I, to its Hall of Fame, as one of 50 individuals and groups who made giant strides in preservi
Cianci deserves his Providence Preservation Society recognition
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 03, 2006