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A word from our new mayor

The commercialization of the Thanksgiving squid maze has gotten out of control.
By DAVID KISH  |  November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving Parade!

Go outside and check out the Turkey Day displays.
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving Squidnami

Two paths reach dry dock, but which saves more people?
The Thanksgiving Squid Maze returns!
By DAVID KISH  |  November 23, 2012

The annual Thanksgiving Squid Maze, 2011

It's that time of year, again.
By DAVID KISH  |  November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Word Find

All the words you associate with the holiday.
By DAVID KISH  |  November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving pot luck

No turkey in sight.
By KARL STEVENS  |  November 25, 2011


Journalism MIA

Phillipe and Jorge are wishing a speedy recovery to our old friend, Bob Whitcomb, editor of the Urinal's editorial pages.
ProJo Medical report; the wild ones
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 25, 2011

Turkey Day Tips with William Shatner

If there's one thing everyone can take away from this it's that you should always, always be sure your dingle-dangle is clean before using it....
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  November 24, 2011
Thanksgiving Eve Throwdowns

Thanksgiving Eve Throwdowns

Tonight is the biggest bar night of the entire year. Why? Well, we're not sure, actually. Maybe it's because it seems sorta wrong to be...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  November 23, 2011

Budget-friendly Thanksgiving options for the kitchen-averse

There are many good reasons to outsource your Thanksgiving meal to a professional.
Out for the holidays
By MC SLIM JB  |  November 18, 2011
Jack and Jill: Short Take

Review: Jack and Jill

Director Dennis Dugan's second Adam Sandler vehicle of the year turns out to be even worse than Just Go with It.
Easily Sandler's worst film
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 18, 2011


A talk with Greg Koch; plus, the perfect beer for Thanksgiving

Greg Koch and Steve Wagner, the founders of the revered Stone Brewing Co., both cite Anchor Steam as their gateway beer to the wonderful world of craft.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  November 11, 2011

Thanks for nothing: Rhode Island Turkeys 2010

Thanksgiving has arrived. And you know what that means: dinner with your boorish uncle, the disturbing quiver of canned cranberry sauce, and the Phoenix 's second annual list of Rhode Island turkeys — people and institutions who committed crimes again
In our second annual list of Rhode Island Turkeys, the Phoenix fingers 12 people and institutions who committed crimes against the state
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 26, 2010

The Annual Thanksgiving Squid Maze

Help Squiddy find his cannibalistic feast.
Back by popular demand
By DAVID KISH  |  November 26, 2010

Time for thanks

The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock nearly 400 years ago, shortly after running out of beer. Certainly beer was consumed the following year at the first Thanksgiving. So surely beer belongs at your own table this Thanksgiving!
Giving beer a place at the table
By JOSH SMITH  |  November 19, 2010

Wayside Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving meal at Williston-West Church

If today's an awkward one for you, you're hardly alone. There's not a ton of happenings outside normal pub fare, and Wayside Soup Kitchen does...
By webteam  |  November 17, 2010


From farm to Thanksgiving table

I've never cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving. Sure, I've helped pack the bird with stuffing and paid my dues basting it throughout the day, but so far I've managed to avoid ultimate responsibility. Frankly, it's too much pressure. But at least I would ru
Talking turkey with a man who raises and kills them
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  November 12, 2010

Happy Squidsgiving

Really makes you ink
From the Hoopleville Postcard Museum
By DAVID KISH  |  November 27, 2009

Photos: Gross Thanksgiving food to avoid

Thanksgiving is a time for gorging on food and hanging out with family, but really it's mostly about the food. There are some dishes that take it too far, however, and we are here to help you steer clear of those.
Avoid these fattening and just plain gross Thanksgiving foods
By LISA SPINELLI  |  November 27, 2009

Classic Rock?

If you're looking for meaning in the overly sanitized myth that is our national Thanksgiving celebration, a good place to start is southeastern Massachusetts, where nearly 400 years ago that band of hungry, ill-prepared religious zealots tried to coloni
The myth of the pilgrims is so ingrained in our culture, it's a part of our national DNA. But one trip to the Plymouth area could change all that.
By GREG COOK  |  November 27, 2009

Work the weekend

Potent triple dip at the Common Pub
Off the Couch


Seasonal sipping

If you’ve got special reason to drown or celebrate this fall, Portland’s mixologists offer several autumnal elixirs that take advantage of the flavors and clean-slate feeling of fall.
Fall cocktails at local restaurants
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 16, 2009

Photo: Russell Freeland's Austin-Boston trek

Photos of Russell Freeland's Absolute Zero Project

By RUSSELL FREELAND  |  October 09, 2009

VIDEO: Cartoon Network Live-Rick-Rolls Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

UPDATE: now with brief video! In case you weren't watching the Macy's Parade, the Foster's Home ...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 27, 2008