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TSA A-OKAY really crappy

If you’re anything like me, you’re busy preparing for your up-and-coming trip to Ohio and/or Florida to commit voter fraud, so as to cast your presidential ballot in a state where it actually counts. As such, you’re probably concerned that a liberal (i.e. terrorist) like

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Google Transit comes to Rhode Island!

I’ve just been informed that our beloved RIPTA has just brought Google Transit to Rhode Island (and in so doing, confounded the sites “city (comma) state” naming convention, as we are listed as “Statewide, RI”). For those not familiar with Google Transit, there’s actually no

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Juniper appears on Thayer Street

Those of you who have recently spent time in New York or LA (or who have recently seen the American Express plum card commercial) have likely come across Pinkberry (and also maybe Red Mango, which actually started in South Korea). Pinkberry serves frozen yogurt, but

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Genuine Progress

As a frequent traveller to New York, I’ve been dreaming of this day for some time. The escalator in the Providence train station is, at long last, back in service! If you’re a PVD-based Amtrak traveller, you probably noticed that the escalator to tracks 1

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Pilobolus

Remember those crazy good shadow dancers at last year’s Oscars? Well in case you missed them, here’s a series of clips: Want to see more of these dancers’ acrobatic antics? You’re in luck because Pilobolus is coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center this Saturday,

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Grilling On The Edge

Tomorrow from 4-8 pm the Urban Edge Farm hosts Southside Community Landtrust’s 4th annual Hoe Down/Fundraiser. The event features gourmet BBQ (cooked by Johnson & Wales finest Chef’s in training) in which all produce comes freshly picked from local Rhode Island farms. Music will be

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Progressive Caffeine

Last spring I was delighted to learn that Starbucks would no longer be the only coffee house on Thayer Street. An independent establishment, Blue State Coffee, was on its way. I wasn’t sure about the name (a reference to Rhode Island’s official nickname perhaps?), so

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Moving House

The Brown campus is in the midst of some major construction. A significant utilities upgrade is underway in conjunction with Brown’s plan to connect its Main Green to the Pembroke campus. This second project, known as “The Walk”, involves many stages of demolition and construction.