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How Do You Say ‘Christmas Tree’ In Aramaic?

So we are back to the tree-lighting discussion (ProJo 11.28.12). Governor Chafee had hoped to avoid the whole mishegas by not having an official lighting ceremony, but nooooo, out came the usual suspects. For one, we have roused that cynical demagogue and “Devout Catholic” Bill

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Farmstead Hosts Tasting Event With Bully Boy

(10.10) An evening of craft cocktails and pairings at Farmstead in Wayland Square this Wednesday. Bully Boy Distillers, Boston’s first craft distillery, will join chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead, Inc., to showcase their craft-made spirits at an intimate tasting event at the Providence restaurant. Bully

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Opens This Weekend

Populism, yea, yea. Spend your weekend with the original American bad ass, Andrew Jackson. Check out The Wilbury Group production happening down at the Butcher Block Mill Building, 25 Eagle Street and see the 7th president of the United States rise to power by the

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Jaws — ‘Movies On The Block’

(7.5) Aah, this is the life. The salt wind in your hair, a cold can of Narragansett beer . . . what could possibly go wrong? Find out this Thursday in the next installment of Movies on the Block. New York Times movie critic Vincent

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Craft Beer Mecca Seeks Broadway Location

Craft beer emporium Nikki’s Liquors (home of the popular Mix-a-Six) is hoping to relocate to Broadway from its current outpost on Smithfield Road. They have their eye on the long vacant pharmacy at the corner of Broadway and Vinton, right across the street from Julian’s.

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Jobs With Justice Holiday Party

(12.21) This invitation comes from Kate Brock over at Ocean State Action to come hang out at the Jobs with Justice holiday gathering. Come meet other community and labor activists. This is NOT a fundraiser so come by and enjoy some food, drink and camaraderie.

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Beerfest Saturday

Attention beer lovers who can prove they are at least 21 years old with a driver’s license or some other government issued form of ID — the Great International Beer Festival will be in town Saturday, November 5. Local brews Newport Storm and Narragansett will

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Withnail And I — Movies On The Block Thursday

People love, love, love this movie, and with reason. Paul McGann and Richard E. Grant star as a couple of totally inept, perpetually sozzled, out-of-work actors who “go on holiday by accident.” According to Roger Ebert, It is said that Bruce Robinson, the film’s writer