Last Week For Creepy Crawly Ice Cream Scene

Resources for Human Development, a non-profit, arts-based program serving people with disabilities, fosters some really creative projects, from drawings, paintings and sculptures to music, videos and performance art. The artwork is shown a couple of times a year at rotating spots, from galleries in their Pawtucket headquarters to spaces such as Firehouse 13, and now …

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Fireworks For Sale — Demon Frogs And Bang Snaps

These adorable Fiery Frogs are described as “a multi-effect novelty with crackling eyes and glowing mouth. Gold and silver showers with crackle, and red and blue stars” and they are apparently selling well at $16.99 a pop. Phantom Fireworks has set up a tent in the parking lot on Taunton Avenue right next to the …

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Nietzsche Family Circus

The Nietzsche Family Circus pairs a randomized Family Circus cartoon with a randomized Friedrich Nietzsche quote. Refresh the page to see a new comic and share your favorites by clicking permalink. “What is the seal of liberation? No longer being ashamed in front of oneself.”

“You Can Yell Outside”

So says Bridget in the new publication, Places to Play in Providence: A Guide to the City by Our Youngest Citizens, from Ready To Learn Providence, To welcome the more than 2,500 early-care educators arriving in Providence this weekend for the Professional Development Institute of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the …

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Termites With Antlers — And Why Not

And who better than Nibbles Woodaway to remind us that among the many bummers visited upon Americans in the past year was the return of the bedbug. And of course, wherever there’s science there are right-wing stupidheads getting it all wrong (and still doing battle with Rachel Carson of all people). From Newsweek (speaking of …

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Kudos to Chris

Quite the showing by Chris Young this season, and it’s a shame that he and best girl Kara Russo are off the November ballot — Chris having lost big in the Providence Democratic mayoral primary, and Kara losing both her races for GOP nominations for Congress and Lt. Governor. (Though pulling a respectable 33% in …

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