Beth Comery

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

‘Little Rascals’ At The RWP Gateway

(9.15) The Roger Williams Park Gateway Center will be showing the 1994 comedy “The Little Rascals” starring Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, and Ross Bagley, this Friday; the screening will be held outside in the landscaped area on one of those inflatable screens. You may remember director Penelope Spheeris from the three “The Decline of Western …

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[Gabe Amo has won the Democratic primary and we wish him well. He will be up against Republican Gerry Leonard in the November general election.] The primary will decide. Voters living in Congressional District 1 will vote today in the special election primary. For those new to the area, the winner in the democratic primary …

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Spotted Lanternflies Are Beautiful — Kill Them All

The RI DEM advises that the spotted lanternfly is here in Rhode Island and poses a serious threat to agricultural interests. I know what you’re thinking . . . what would Kieran Culkin do? Apparently the Big Apple is experiencing a particularly robust invasion. The New York Times describes how celebrities have been stepping up: …

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‘Good Burger 2’ Teaser Released

Kenan Thompson holds high his Green Ink purchases (swing cardigan, low cozy socks); unfortunately the wacky mayhem in the new teaser for “Good Burger 2” reveals that his satisfaction was short-lived. Thompson and Kel Mitchell — reprising their roles as burger-flippers Dexter and Ed — took over Wayland Square last May to shoot scenes for …

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Reasons To Vote AGAINST Sabina Matos

Sabina Matos was in favor of the Fane Tower. In 2018, Providence City Councilwoman Matos voted to override Mayor Elorza’s veto of a needed zoning change. (WPRI 12.14.18) Ultimately, Mr. Fane’s funding fell apart and he went away, but Matos has returned to the riverfront and now seems pretty cozy with the Bally’s gambling people …

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Civil Skate To Host Pros At Trinity Skatepark

(8.30) Civil skateboard shop and Adidas Skateboarding will be hosting some of the nation’s top skaters this Wednesday downtown at the Trinity Skatepark. The street will be closed to traffic as several pros from the Adidas skateboarding team show the town what they can do. Listed at Civil IG: Daewon Song, Dennis Busenitz, Nora Vasconcellos, …

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Things To Do — 195 District Park

The 195 District Park, while it lasts, provides an enormous expanse of open space right in the middle of town by the river. It’s very pleasant down there. Events have been ongoing and scheduled through October. The Guild Beer Garden is open Thursdays through Sundays, with live music on Fridays. And Dune Brothers Seafood is …

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Party-Switching Prior To The CD1 Primary Election

A suspicious number of Republicans have switched parties in the run-up to September’s special election primary for Congressional District 1. From the ProJo: In the 60 days leading up to the Aug. 6 deadline for potential primary voters to switch their party affiliations, nearly 500 voters in Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District switched from Republican …

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Rally For Regunberg With Bernie!

(8.27) The Columbus Theatre will be hosting a rally for congressional candidate Aaron Regunberg on Sunday, August 27th, with special guest Bernie Sanders! Senator Sanders threw his support behind Aaron last month, joining other notables like Congressmen Jamie Raskin and Ro Khanna, as well as climate activist Jane Fonda. Singer Vanessa Carlton will also be …

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