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Providence Blogosphere Post-Holidays Party

(1.31) Or, the ProBloPoHo for short. Attention readers and fans, you are invited to the blogosphere holiday party which we all throw in January when there is nothing to do.  Bloggers will be in attendance from Greater City Providence, RIFuture.org, I {heart} Rhody, In Downcity, Get Along and Go, and more. Everybody come mill about

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Super Tuesday (and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Last week, our neighbors to the north got to celebrate Super Tuesday, while we remain booth-free until April 24th. However, we do get a vote of sorts: the Providence Phoenix has extended voting of its “Best of ’12” until Friday, March 16th. Go here to pick your favorite foods, bars, shops, arts, and more. The

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Netroots Nation 2012 To Be In PVD

I spent the weekend in Minneapolis at the annual lefty online activism shindig called Netroots Nation, where I had the pleasure of watching Sheldon Whitehouse announce that the 2012 conference will be held in Providence.  That means around 3,000 politicos, journos, and geeks descending on downtown in the summer of a presidential election year —

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Congratulations To ‘Greater City: Providence’

Well done Greater City: Providence! We here at the Dose have been huge fans all along, and now Providence Phoenix readers have voted it the 2011 ‘Best Local Blog’. It is certainly deserving of the honor. The writing, layout, and photography are always first-rate; and Jef Nickerson et al. are actually providing a public service.

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Jan 19th: Blog “Holiday” Party At The Salon

[Great Turnout! Let’s do it again next year!] Hey!  We’re teaming up with the Geeks, GCPVD, RIFuture, Not for Nothing, On Politics, and maybe some others, for what we think is the second annual blog holiday(ish) get-together. It’s at The Salon, the new bar downtown behind City Hall (57 Eddy St.).  More details and wittier

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Hooray! Best Local Blog Of 2010!

That would be us! Third year in a row! Rhode Island Monthly held its annual ‘Best of 2010’ gala at the Providence Performing Arts Center tonight, and the Providence Daily Dose was named ‘Best Local Blog’! Again! (Our judicious use of exclamation points has not gone unnoticed.) Fox Television carried the special (our award at

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Local Man Files Federal Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Privacy Invasion

There’s been a lot of buzz online and in the mainstream media about Facebook’s increasingly serious invasion of its users’ privacy in support of private profit — even spurring massive Facebook “groups” urging the social networking site to relent. Local Attorney Peter Wasylyk — for whom I’m working — has just filed what we believe

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Last Chance To Vote In New England Art Awards

In our grand tradition of only bringing you news at the last possible second, we’d like to draw your attention to the second annual New England Art Awards, voting for which ends tomorrow (Sunday).  Lots and lots and Providence artists and galleries got nominated for the awards, which are organized by Phoenix art critic Greg

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