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The ProJo's mounting woes; bus riders unite; making musical memories
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 03, 2013

Undemocratic debates; BeloJo’s low blow; RIPTA’s cosmetic ‘improvement’

TV slew Abel, Seth knew not why/Because if the children of Rhode Island were to multiply, why must any of the children die?
TV Caesar's
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 28, 2012

More reverend than most reverends; an Abel challenger; hail, Olivia

Those unfamiliar with Phillipe and Jorge's childhoods are often surprised to learn that in our Wonder Years, your superior correspondents were quite the choirboys.
Holy too too
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 08, 2012
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The ugly side of Providence’s 375th birthday

I do not envy the person assigned with reducing 375 years of Providence history to four words.
Histories
By PHILIP EIL  |  October 14, 2011

The Smith Hill gang

Well, at least one member of the General Assembly spent the weekend where most of them belong: in jail. We are speaking, of course, of the estimable GOP representative from Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton, and "Lockup: Boston," Daniel Gordon.
Dangerous Dan; kids on a leash; the great Dave Gavitt; more bus fuming
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 23, 2011

Tips for young artists

This region of the country is, and always has been, a magnet for artists. If I spent some time thinking about why this is the case, I could probably conjure up a few convincing theories. But that's not my purpose today.
Express your self; bus fumes; bands behind bars
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  July 15, 2011


Bus stopped?

Last week, the Rhode Island chapter of the National Federation of the Blind (NFBRI), sent an email blast to folks around the state, which contained the first two paragraphs of a press release issued by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority on June 3
The proposed RIPTA cuts are totally unacceptable
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  July 08, 2011