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Best Blog — Providence Daily Dose!

Hey, that’s us!  Thank you Providence Phoenix for your kind remarks — and a super party — and big thanks to those of you who took the time to vote for us. There are many excellent blogs covering the local scene so this is truly

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Gremlins In The Machine

Thank you loyal Dose readers. We have been experiencing some vexing technical difficulties recently but have just migrated to a new server and all should be right with the world. Thank you for your patience and Happy Halloween! (This image is from this year’s Street

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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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Welcome New York Gourmands

But if you came to the Providence Daily Dose looking for restaurant deals, sorry. A piece in the Friday ‘Weekend Travel’ section of New York magazine — “Eat Your Way Through Providence” — gives the Providence Daily Dose a nod and a link (screen grab

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How To Send Us A Press Release

How to send us your information/tips. Look over to the column on the left side of our front page. Under the title ‘Daily Dose Team’ is a link that says ‘Tip Your Editors’. Simply click on this, and send us the details of your event

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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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Get a Little Country

Get your annual fill of animals, music, bingo, doughboys and pie at the Foster Fair, a.k.a. Foster Old Home Days.  Events include a bunny race, rooster crowing contest, lots of meals with baked beans, an old-fashioned tractor pull, “Foster Idol,” and the most historic Rhode

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Vote Now For Dave Segal — Best Politician Ever

I can’t get a handle on the tone I should take here at all, but here goes. Apparently I missed one of the most important categories in my recent post about The Providence Phoenix 2010 ‘Best of’ poll — that being ‘Best Politician’. Because frankly

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Letter To The Hater (And A Call For Contributors)

There’s a certain bloke who keeps posting comments that haven’t made it onto the big board, and then posts further comments to excoriate us for not letting the first ones slip through. So it seems like a fine time to remind him, and whoever else

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Letter To Our Web Host

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 01:42:27 -0500 Subject: i don’t know what else to do. To: support@joyent.com Hey Joyent, read the subject line of this email! I’ve paid a bunch money to you over the past few years for what is supposed to be really

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“Orb UFO Moves Over Downtown Providence”

Here’s the info. And there was an owl in tree outside of the Hospital Trust tower all day on Thursday. Long Description of Sighting Report: Let me describe my rather short encounter with something I couldn’t explain. I work 3rd shift doing security at an

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Who Knew?

RI.gov is tippity tops: The state of Rhode Island announced today that official Web site www.RI.gov has earned top honors in the Interactive Media Awards, an international competition for excellence in Web site design and development. The site – a joint effort between the State

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Premiere of RI Spa Sex-Industry Documentary

Sunday night will be the first showing of a documentary about Rhode Island’s notorious sex industry. “Happy Endings?” follows the life of “Heather” over three years as she works in a massage parlor, while the Rhode Island legislators debate over the “loophole” in a law

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Daily Dose Field Trip?

Anybody wanna see Star Trek this weekend? We (some of us, anyway) are super freaking psyched. Who’s in?

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A Li’l Help…

Despite our best efforts, people keep on reading — and perhaps even enjoying — this here blog. We’d like to do a better job of giving them their minute-and-forty-two-second’s worth. And we’d love for you to help us help them: If you want to write,

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Non-Porn You Can Feel Good About

A new site called Porn SFW has (ahem) sprung up and it’s hilarious. Imagine previously smutty images re-worked via cheap MS Paint and such to become totally innocuous and even cute. One of my favorites, pictured, is clearly about the wonders of discovering the traditions