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Electric cars: Rhode Island plugs in
“I’m not a car guy,” says Al Dahlberg, sitting in his office on a recent afternoon.
Can the smallest state make the biggest use of electric cars — and help save the world?
| November 12, 2010
Haven't we heard this story before?
Mike Tyson pops the paps. Plus, Rocky Top hits bottom.
| November 20, 2009
"Succe$$" was a challenge from the get-go.
KARL STEVENS AND GUSTAVO TURNER
| January 06, 2009
LaBute tries to engage issues of race, class, and gender in this potboiler, but his usual vitriol gives way to blood in the swimming pool.
Full of entrapping clichés
| September 23, 2008
Heat of the moment
Because of the high cost of heating oil, I'm considering installing an alternative energy source in my house. I've examined the possibilities, and it looks as if my best bet is a home nuclear-power plant.
Politics and other mistakes
| July 30, 2008
Growing numbers of Americans are taking up bicycling and gardening, and perhaps reconsidering the more costly habits of the not-so-distant boom times.
Apeiron’s annual festival points the way to different possibilities
| June 04, 2008
Suppressing the urge
Some scholars estimate an end to our current age, the “Era of Expansion,”as early as 2050.
You have to pay to pee in Urinetown
| February 27, 2008
Please consider the following gifts, to be bestowed upon me this holiday season.
| November 28, 2007
Oil has been discovered in a Brighton backyard.
Powering the anti – fossil fuel revolution, one fried catfish at a time
| November 07, 2007
Boston's green heroes
Small steps and super-human efforts
| November 07, 2007
State representative Jim Marzilli — Arlington resident, expert gardener, Democrat, Prius-owner — is running for state senate.
| November 06, 2007
Unfortunately, purchasing a Prius is out of the question — although a girl can dream.
| October 03, 2007
Solar power co-op surfaces in Bath
The midcoast may soon be home to the state’s first solar power co-op.
| January 17, 2007
On my way to Burning Man last year, I stopped at Wild Oats just outside of Reno for the week's provisions.
Life goes better with oats
| December 06, 2006
The Huffington express
We were on our way to San Francisco as part of a Huffington book tour, a surreal world in which hitching a ride on Norman Lear’s jet is no big deal. Jill Sobule, Kay Hanley, and Michelle Lewis featuring Arianna Huffington, "Fearless" (mp3)
Norman Lear’s jet? Arianna rapping? What the hell am I doing here?
| October 04, 2006
Will Ferrell might spend a lot of his on-screen time with his pants off, running and screaming, but in person, promoting his new movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby , he can be as buttoned down as Tony Snow before the White House press cor
The star of Talladega Nights drives a hard bargain
| August 02, 2006
The Ocean State underwater
There’s something quaint about the tiny metal sign signifying the Hurricane of 1938’s high water mark on a Dorrance Street building near the center of downtown Providence — as if this kind of destructive flood has been consigned to history.
What Rhode Island will be like in 2106 if we do nothing to stop global warming
| May 31, 2006
Slow + steady
On May 11, local artist and alternative car enthusiast C. Michael Lewis will compete in the 18th annual Tour de Sol Green Car Show and Competition.
Portland artist to race in Tour de Sol
| April 26, 2006
In this, the ninth annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s “Best” issue, we highlight four people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
Bill Shuey, Valerie Tutson, Greg Gerritt, and Scott Wolf
JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ + IAN DONNIS
| April 19, 2006
T and sympathy
The Arborway rail-restoration project’s opponents may toss about unbuildable poison-pill designs, but contrary to what Deirdre Fulton states, the record shows that at no time was removing parking on one side of Centre Street ever officially presented or
| January 19, 2006
The T: we love to hate it; we hate to take it; we take it everywhere.
A series of air-clearing public-transit projects, mapped out in the early ’90s, remain controversial — and incomplete
| January 17, 2006
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