Eric Rachlin

Eric Rachlin permanently attends Brown University.

Google Transit comes to Rhode Island!

I’ve just been informed that our beloved RIPTA has just brought Google Transit to Rhode Island (and in so doing, confounded the sites “city (comma) state” naming convention, as we are listed as “Statewide, RI”). For those not familiar with Google Transit, there’s actually no need to visit the site directly. Whenever you use Google …

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Pilobolus

Remember those crazy good shadow dancers at last year’s Oscars? Well in case you missed them, here’s a series of clips: Want to see more of these dancers’ acrobatic antics? You’re in luck because Pilobolus is coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center this Saturday, kicking off FirstWorksProv. Tickets are available here. P.S. In case …

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Grilling On The Edge

Tomorrow from 4-8 pm the Urban Edge Farm hosts Southside Community Landtrust’s 4th annual Hoe Down/Fundraiser. The event features gourmet BBQ (cooked by Johnson & Wales finest Chef’s in training) in which all produce comes freshly picked from local Rhode Island farms. Music will be provided by Groundingroot, The Killdevils, The Can Kickers, and my …

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Progressive Caffeine

Last spring I was delighted to learn that Starbucks would no longer be the only coffee house on Thayer Street. An independent establishment, Blue State Coffee, was on its way. I wasn’t sure about the name (a reference to Rhode Island’s official nickname perhaps?), so I looked it up on google. This page from bluestatecoffee.com …

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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. Recently the Peter Green House at 142 Angell Street escaped …

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