Beth Comery

Education and professional experience/science and the law. Likes metal.

Send Fane Packing

“My advice is, if you don’t like the way it looks, look in a different direction.” This was developer Jason Fane’s charm offensive three years ago when addressing the concerns of city residents who questioned the location of this oversized “luxury” condo tower. Now Fane has submitted this “new” design to the 195 Redevelopment District …

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‘Twelve Pies of Christmas’ At Pizza Marvin

Throughout the month Pizza Marvin on Wickenden Street will be hosting ’12 Pies of Christmas’ featuring custom pizzas by twelve of Rhode Island’s best chefs. Each pizza costs $35 with proceeds going to support Farm Fresh RI. Last year, the first year for the fundraiser, they made $9,000 for Amos House. The pizzas are for …

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WaterFire Kicks Off ‘Three Nights Of Fire’

Downtown Providence will be the place to be this weekend. Organizers have coordinated ‘WaterFire’s Holiday Celebration’ with the ‘Three Nights of Lights’ event starting Thursday, with a partial lighting of the braziers all three nights. Unfortunately, an adjustment to the Santa Claus portion of the program will be necessary due to some incoming rain. Due …

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John Waters Xmas — December 10

Tickets are still available, but going fast, for “A John Waters Christmas” at the Columbus Theatre on December 10. Yep, he’s back, with Christmas lunacy throbbing in his veins. Cockeyed. Rabid. Ready to reinfect the lunatic fringe with holiday jeer. “The Pope of Trash”, as William Burroughs once called him, is coming to your fair …

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Recreational MJ — On Sale Now

It’s happening. The sale of recreational marijuana to adults 21-and-older begins Thursday. Last May, the Rhode Island legislature legalized recreational marijuana use for adults, allowing a limited number of existing dispensaries to start selling on December 1st (new operations will open once they have cleared various regulatory hurdles and such). Here in Providence we have …

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MVP Jeremy Peña To Be Honored

(11.26) And the public is invited. Classical High alum and World Series MVP, Jeremy Peña, will be honored Saturday at 2pm for being so awesome and giving his hometown something to cheer about this season. You can join all the usual suspects (politicians, donors) at the Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA) on Fricker Street …

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Movies At The Avon

Today’s weather may not be conducive to taking that long walk we all thought about yesterday, but it’s perfect for the movies. The Avon Cinema has some great choices, playing now through December 1st. “Tár”: Cate Blanchett plays the fictional Lydia Tár, considered the greatest living conductor-composer of her time. We meet Tár at the …

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Wild Colonial Open Thanksgiving Evening

(11.24) The Wild Colonial Tavern will be open from 8pm to 1am on Thanksgiving for those who just need a break from it all. They have darts, they have pool, they have televisions, and they have 16 beers on draught. It’s even looking a bit festive. And from today’s Wild Colonial IG comes this useful …

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Catch ‘Dust Twins’ At World’s Fair Gallery

One more weekend for ‘Dust Twins,’ a two-person show at the World’s Fair Gallery featuring the work of artists Jesse Kaminsky and Cybele Collins. Seen here is Kaminsky’s ‘Husky,’ fabricated out of foam, silicone, glass, acrylic resin, stainless steel wire, and nylon fibers. Knowing these ingredients takes away none of the mystery, because, no matter …

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‘Holiday Lights’ At RWP Zoo — Starts Friday

Experience the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo — an annual walk-through experience just in time for the holidays. Event runs from Friday, November 25th through Sunday, January 1st. Featuring festive, larger-than-life dazzling displays, this year’s event is even bigger and brighter boasting more than 3 — million illuminated lights that transform the …

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Sandwich Hut Opens Second, Huttier Location

Since 1963, three generations of the Kammerer family have been running the beloved Sandwich Hut on North Main Street. Seems now they have finally found a spot worthy of a second, additional location in Luongo Square, right across from the horse fountain and The Avery. Weather permitting, customers can sit on stools on the sidewalk …

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‘The Humans’ Starts At The Wilbury

Stephan Karam’s “The Humans” starts Thursday at the Wilbury Theatre Group, running through December 11th. Irish-American Erik Blake has brought his wife and his mother for Thanksgiving at the new home of his daughter and her boyfriend. His mother (affectionately referred to as “Momo”) is suffering from Alzheimer’s, and his other daughter Aimee has recently …

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