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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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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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Get a Little Country

Get your annual fill of animals, music, bingo, doughboys and pie at the Foster Fair, a.k.a. Foster Old Home Days.  Events include a bunny race, rooster crowing contest, lots of meals with baked beans, an old-fashioned tractor pull, “Foster Idol,” and the most historic Rhode Island tradition of all: daily martial arts demonstrations. Performances include

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Vote Now For Dave Segal — Best Politician Ever

I can’t get a handle on the tone I should take here at all, but here goes. Apparently I missed one of the most important categories in my recent post about The Providence Phoenix 2010 ‘Best of’ poll — that being ‘Best Politician’. Because frankly . . . who would even think to look for

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Who Knew?

RI.gov is tippity tops: The state of Rhode Island announced today that official Web site www.RI.gov has earned top honors in the Interactive Media Awards, an international competition for excellence in Web site design and development. The site – a joint effort between the State of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Interactive – was named

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Premiere of RI Spa Sex-Industry Documentary

Sunday night will be the first showing of a documentary about Rhode Island’s notorious sex industry. “Happy Endings?” follows the life of “Heather” over three years as she works in a massage parlor, while the Rhode Island legislators debate over the “loophole” in a law that allows prostitution behind closed doors. Happy Endings? will also

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A Li’l Help…

Despite our best efforts, people keep on reading — and perhaps even enjoying — this here blog. We’d like to do a better job of giving them their minute-and-forty-two-second’s worth. And we’d love for you to help us help them: If you want to write, or sell ads (for a hefty commission), or even edit

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