Dave Segal

David's trying to figure out what to do with his life.

The Dunk Renovation Presses On

  The (much costlier than expected) rehab of the Dunkin Donuts center presses on. I’m quite skeptical of the notion that this particular endeavor, or much of the supposed “economic development” of recent years will actually serve to improve the lives of the average resident of Providence. Though it’s certainly positive for the city that […]

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Grilling on the Edge: 4th Annual Hoe Down

This Saturday, 4-9pm. At the Urban Edge Farm, 31 Pippin Orchard Rd, Cranston. Southside Community Land Trust’s annual celebration of local agriculture. Music, dancing, gourmet BBQ featuring local foods and drinks, farm tours, children’s activities, urban agriculture demonstrations, 4 local breweries, 3 local vineyards, homemade cookies, grilled corn, and more! Admission includes:  Gourmet BBQ dinner

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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 got rocked by the Green Barbarians. (And got hosed down

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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 actually force the executive to answer for some of the

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