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Law & Order Party

‘Law And Order Party’ — Emphasis On Party

Just do what the man says and nobody gets hurt. This might be the perfect time to alert our readers to the latest entry in the local blogosphere — The Law and Order Party: 365 Things To Do In Rhode Island This Year. This is

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Much Ado About Nothing

Our buddy Bob Plain over at RIFuture was cited by East Greenwich police recently for not wearing a seatbelt and having a small amount of marijuana in his car. Bob has of course written up an account of the event at RIFuture. I was given

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Providence Blogosphere Post-Holidays Party

(1.31) Or, the ProBloPoHo for short. Attention readers and fans, you are invited to the blogosphere holiday party which we all throw in January when there is nothing to do.  Bloggers will be in attendance from Greater City Providence,, I {heart} Rhody, In Downcity,

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Super Tuesday (and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Last week, our neighbors to the north got to celebrate Super Tuesday, while we remain booth-free until April 24th. However, we do get a vote of sorts: the Providence Phoenix has extended voting of its “Best of ’12” until Friday, March 16th. Go here to

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Netroots Nation 2012 To Be In PVD

I spent the weekend in Minneapolis at the annual lefty online activism shindig called Netroots Nation, where I had the pleasure of watching Sheldon Whitehouse announce that the 2012 conference will be held in Providence.  That means around 3,000 politicos, journos, and geeks descending on

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Congratulations To ‘Greater City: Providence’

Well done Greater City: Providence! We here at the Dose have been huge fans all along, and now Providence Phoenix readers have voted it the 2011 ‘Best Local Blog’. It is certainly deserving of the honor. The writing, layout, and photography are always first-rate; and

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Jan 19th: Blog “Holiday” Party At The Salon

[Great Turnout! Let’s do it again next year!] Hey!  We’re teaming up with the Geeks, GCPVD, RIFuture, Not for Nothing, On Politics, and maybe some others, for what we think is the second annual blog holiday(ish) get-together. It’s at The Salon, the new bar downtown

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Hooray! Best Local Blog Of 2010!

That would be us! Third year in a row! Rhode Island Monthly held its annual ‘Best of 2010’ gala at the Providence Performing Arts Center tonight, and the Providence Daily Dose was named ‘Best Local Blog’! Again! (Our judicious use of exclamation points has not

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Netroots Nation 2011 Not Coming To Providence

Nolan Treadway of Netroots Nation just posted this diary to Kos, as the 2010 convention gets underway in Vegas.  They’re standing with the Westin workers, but would love to come to Providence — and the Westin — after the dispute is resolved: As I’m sitting

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Local Man Files Federal Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Privacy Invasion

There’s been a lot of buzz online and in the mainstream media about Facebook’s increasingly serious invasion of its users’ privacy in support of private profit — even spurring massive Facebook “groups” urging the social networking site to relent. Local Attorney Peter Wasylyk — for

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Best Blog Third Year In A Row!

Thank you readers!!! Once again you have taken the time out of your busy lives to make us Best Blog in the ‘City Life’ category of the Providence Phoenix Best of 2010 Readers’ Picks poll. We are particularly honored knowing how stiff the competition is.

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Friday: Impromptu Blogosphere Meet-Up

BEER! WINE! ICE! What could possibly go wrong? GC:PVD is taking the lead on a random RI blogosphere hang-out sesh, this Friday. Come hang out! Impromptu blog meet-up at the Skating Center this Friday (3/19) at 5pm. We’ll be there enjoying the Beer/Wine Pavilion —

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Last Chance To Vote In New England Art Awards

In our grand tradition of only bringing you news at the last possible second, we’d like to draw your attention to the second annual New England Art Awards, voting for which ends tomorrow (Sunday).  Lots and lots and Providence artists and galleries got nominated for

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Blogosphere Party A Huge Success

And we were finally able to put faces to some of the names. . . with mixed results. Of course there were some stragglers from the earlier party (lawyers!) so who knows. Big thanks to Chris at ‘The 201’ for helping with the pizza and

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It’d Be A Blue Christmas Without You — Join Us On December 16th

UPDATE, 12/6: We’re going to be taking monetary donations for the RI Community Food Bank, and have arranged for a very special visit from Saint Nick. And Kmareka and Not For Nothing are joining the fun! ORIGINAL: More details, or at least a spiffier promo,