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Swords, cycles, skates — and Scrotie

Sporting venues don't have to be limited to large corporate-sponsored stands full of foam fingers. Some of the more unique — and irreverent — sports teams can be found right in Lil' Rhody's backyard.
Fun 'n' games
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  September 03, 2010
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Savor the local flavor

In some college towns, you're lucky if you can find two or three good eateries. In Providence, you could get through med school and still not be done exploring — especially if you're willing to venture deep into the city and out across Rhode Island.
Hungry? You've come to the right place
By MARION DAVIS  |  September 03, 2010

Student Survival Guide 2010: Your phone needs these lists

You need phone numbers. Your cell phone needs programming. Spend a few minutes now, and reap the rewards all year long.
Emergency contacts
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 03, 2010
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Providence Student Survival Guide: List of lists

It's back-to-campus time. You've got shopping lists, book lists, syllabi, class rosters, and Facebook. Who would possibly think you could handle more lists? We would, that's who.
New to Vo Dilun? Trust us, you need this
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 03, 2010
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Hooray for students

Do me a favor: drive through Malden on a hot summer day and look around.
Or, go out and bang a college kid tonight
By SLEEZY TREES  |  September 03, 2010
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A blood-boiled appeal to the young and bewildered Boston newbies

You students are back. We locals, many of the best of whom began our lives here as scholar-transplants from that Other America ourselves, know this without consulting a calendar.
You again?
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  September 03, 2010


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Higher education: How to do drugs in Boston

The leaves are changing color, and it's not because you ate a special mushroom pizza. The air is crisp, the nights are getting longer, and you're drinking coffee at 4 am. It's fall, and time to go back to school.
If you choose to partake, at least do it right
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  September 03, 2010
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You can sleep when you're dead: A guide to late-night Boston

To mingle over a grilled cheese at 3 am. To debauch at dusk-till-dawn discothèques. To cram chicken shawarma in your face at 2 am, your ears a-ringing from the show just over at T.T.'s.
Think Boston shuts down at midnight? Here's how to stuff your face, roll gutter balls, binge on cult cinema, and dance your ass off all the way to sunup.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 03, 2010