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Rhode Island has a lot going against it. The state ranks last or close to last in most economic indicators. Taxes are high and jobs are scarce. Our most prominent cultural export may be Pauly D.
VICTOR PAUL ALVAREZ
| January 25, 2013
Here's the essence of Rhode Island
Long after you've left the state in search of greener pastures and cheaper taxes, there will come a time when you have to explain to a child, lover, friend, or therapist why you chose to attend school in Rhode Island.
The nifty fifty
| January 27, 2012
That sense of entitlement
I read myriad newspapers. I also listen to radio and television news reports (with an affinity for the BBC, which has always seemed to know how to do broadcast news).
Musing on “me, now, more”; hope in RI; marriage doesn’t need defending
| July 22, 2011
The best of Providence's mobile cuisine
These are the gems of this growing biz. If you’re already a regular at these places, sorry for the bigger line this time tomorrow. If you’re a rook, enjoy.
| June 10, 2011
Tiny Showcase grapples with a market gone big
Jon Buonaccorsi stands alongside a large, rectangular table and plays with a series of flat, wooden pieces that, when assembled, make for an arty little pizza shop that might look sharp on your mantle.
| March 25, 2011
Café Nuovo is one of those places you go to celebrate.
A celebratory eating adventure
| April 23, 2010
Party like it’s 2010
Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. So to help you make this one count, here are some sure-thing NYE happenings, and some suggestions for the first day of '1
Get your New Year’s Eve on — and hit the ground running on New Year’s Day
| January 01, 2010
Art for money's sake
This weekend, hundreds of arts marketing gurus and administrators from across the nation will descend upon the Creative Capital, aka Providence, for a four-day (October 30-November 2) national gath-ering entitled “CollaborACTION!”
| October 30, 2009
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