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I Always Hate Myself in the Morning

Once again I subjected myself to the entirety of the MTV Video Music Awards, as I do year after year for some inexplicable reason. This year, I decided to break my tradition of drinking two forties during the live broadcast and it proved to be

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Scrabble Night at Julian’s

My tomorrow night belongs to the East Providence First Ward Democratic Committee. But on most Mondays, I belong to Scrabble night at Julian’s. 318 Broadway, 7pm. Best memorize your two’s and three’s, and expect dirty looks if you try to play a 3- or 4-player

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Tuesday: Greater City PVD

Greater City Providence will be meeting this Tuesday, 5:30-7:30. Eat, drink, and exchange ideas with other urban enthusiasts. Special discussion about the overnight onstreet parking ban. Ada’s Creations, 1137 Broad St., Elmwood

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Controversial win for the Holy Rollers

In case anybody was wondering, I think the highlights of the Providence Kickball League championship afternoon looked something like this*: Cunning Baffling Powerful beat the Death Squad, for the Liberty Division title. The Holy Rollers took the Freedom Division, beating the Mississippi Shakedown. The Stilettos

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Barnaby Evans Is Suspicious

Waterfire impresario Barnaby Evans caught the attention of Secret Service agents while installing his creation in Kansas City, MO. Read the full article.

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Gordon Brown’s driven me to the bottle

Not so long ago, our household’s Sunday night routine was pleasantly mundane: eat burritos, take out the garbage, and watch Tony Blair snarkily fend off criticism of his increasingly scandalous administration during Prime Minister’s Questions. (You know, they do that thing in Britain where they

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The Wrong Reasons Release “Bury Your Problems” Tonight At Jake’s

If you’ve been following the trials and tribulations of Providence’s excellent Wrong Reasons then tonight it all pays off for you. They’ll be releasing their long-awaited “Bury Your Problems” tonight at Jake’s bar and Grille along with two other great acts; Brooklyn’s Federale and Samuel

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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.

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Tomorrow: Prov Kickball Championship

The schedule: 3 pm Death Squad vs. Cunning Baffling Powerful (Liberty Div Pennant) 4 pm Mississippi Shakedown vs. Holy Rollers (Freedom Div Pennant) 5 pm Green BarBarians vs. The Stilettos in THE FESTIVAL OF LOSERS 6 pm Liberty Div Champ vs. Freedom Div Champ: THE

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Britney-Bin Laden Media Whore-Off

Terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden and washed-up yahoo Britney Spears go head-to-head this weekend as both make auspicious and highly-anticipated returns to the media stage. On Thursday, Al-Sahab, Al Qaeda’s media arm announced the imminent release of a new Bin Laden tape. Early buzz said

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Grudgeholder

Craigslist remains the go-to place to peer uncomfortably into the millions of damaged and perverted souls out there. Like the guy sitting right next to you! Seriously! Anyway, don’t ever let this guy do you a favor without saying so much as a thank you,

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Get Out Of The House This Weekend

2007 Pawtucket Arts Festival at the awesome Machines With Magnets studio/gallery/hotspot. Performances by Badman, Daughters, Sweetthieves, Howl, Dirty On Purpose and many more. Plus Nice Slice, Recycle A Bike, Kafe Lila…Saturday, starts at noon, goes ’til midnight. $8, Downtown BucketNeon Soul Cabaret at Xxodus Cafe.

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Good Morning Providence

Nothing like starting Friday with a minor hangover, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. Lots of stuff going on tonight and over the weekend, so keep hitting us up today, good stuff coming!

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Okay, We Get It, Rhode Islanders Talk Funny.

The latest in a string of endless pieces on how incredibly fucking cute Rhode Islanders talk comes at us today from the usually respectable Phoenix. In it, writer Johnette Rodriguez manages to churn out thousands of words on a topic usually associated with Mark Patinkin’s