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Freaky Flora Festivities

The South Side Community Land Trust is holding their 16th Annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale this weekend at City Farm on the Southside of Providence. From the announcement on their website:¬† “More than 14,000 [...] organically farmed, lovingly nurtured plants of all kinds will

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Technicolor RISD

RISD’s annual Film/Animation/Video Senior Festival starts this very evening at 7pm at the RISD Auditorium. The show runs through Saturday the 17th with screenings every day at 7pm. My experience from past years has been mixed though there are always some fantastic gems, and if

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Finally a social network we can all dig into

How come i didn’t know about Providence Palate sooner? It’s the hip new online spot for discussing “Rhode Island Food Culture: Dining, Drinking & Food Stuff.” The site has forums, photos, videos and a special search function that focuses on relevant local news sources for

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Foosball Doubles Wrap-Up

This past weekend the inaugural Providence Foosball Tournament of Champions was a raging success, with numerous neck and neck matches fraying the nerves of even the most poised of foosball competitors. The event was shortened to a Sunday only affair and due to time constraints

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Foosball. Need I say more?

This weekend, prepare for an epic tournament the likes of which Providence has never seen before and may never see again. The illustrious members of 32 Battery Street will be hosting March Madness, foosball style. Both singles and doubles, with first and second rounds on

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Aww snap, hclinton just got pwned

Well the democratic primary race continues to slide into a morass of he said she said, but as I am clearly on the side of Clinton-started-it I thought I’d join the party by highlighting a couple of this week’s most direct attacks on her campaign

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Free Fun Fair

In what may very well be the first Daily Dose prize giveaway we have 4 (count em) Free tickets to the Kid’s Fun Fair and Awesome Traveling Zoo this coming weekend. This incredible event boasts ridable elephants and camels, talking birds, a real monkey farm,

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Grammy Likes Mathematics

Many of you probably heard about Obama’s (perhaps prescient) grammy win over Bill Clinton on Sunday, but even more improbable was the winner in the always tense showdown for the Best Historical Album award…The Live Wire. No it’s not a wiretap of a Baltimore payphone,

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Be a more effective change maker!

Today! 8pm! Brown Hillel, 80 Brown Street! Story and Power: A training on community organizing  Seth Leibson will conduct a training on behalf of the Jewish Organizing Initative, on how you can use your story to be more effective in making change on campus and

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Super Tuesday Live Blogging

1:07: This time it’s good night for real. Happy counting to all the devoted vote counters around the nation. May your counting be swift and accurate. 12:50: alaska is in the obama bag as well 12:47: We’re back! Of course our blackout occurred right before

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Geek Roundup

Tonight at the Providence Geek Dinner AS220 was treated to an update on the progress of the mostly Rhode Island based Rentomatic (formerly iiProperty). Rentomatic.com is a website for both landlords and tenants which allows for online rent payment, maintenance requests and other landlord communication

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Bring that Shine back to the Jewelry District

This Tuesday (today!) our very own glittering Jewelry District will be holding an open house on the future development of the district as well as the old harbor area, at the Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street. At 7pm the Cecil group will be giving