Angelo DeLucia dead at 84

Del’s Lemonade founder Angelo DeLucia died last thursday of prostate cancer. I’ll never again drink slushy lemonade without remembering one of Providence’s favourite sons. Read more from the ProJo.

From The Providence Blogs

Steve Laffey plugs his book, almost declares for Governor (Ian Donnis) Vinnie Paz trial today on assault charges (Projo blog) Carcieri Hates Everyone (RIslander) Lots Of Noise has a brief recap of the Pawtucket Arts Fest, and posts a completely mental video, for real. (Lots of Noise)

Good Morning Providence

What’s up, Monday morning, thought you wouldn’t see us so chipper, eh? Long weekend, it’s coming back to me in blurry snapshots. Prepare for an onslaught of posts today; new events, new news, things are happening! Stay with us!

I Always Hate Myself in the Morning

Once again I subjected myself to the entirety of the MTV Video Music Awards, as I do year after year for some inexplicable reason. This year, I decided to break my tradition of drinking two forties during the live broadcast and it proved to be a mistake.For those that missed it, this may not have …

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Scrabble Night at Julian’s

My tomorrow night belongs to the East Providence First Ward Democratic Committee. But on most Mondays, I belong to Scrabble night at Julian’s. 318 Broadway, 7pm. Best memorize your two’s and three’s, and expect dirty looks if you try to play a 3- or 4-player game. But otherwise, it’s a welcoming crowd and a great …

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Tuesday: Greater City PVD

Greater City Providence will be meeting this Tuesday, 5:30-7:30. Eat, drink, and exchange ideas with other urban enthusiasts. Special discussion about the overnight onstreet parking ban. Ada’s Creations, 1137 Broad St., Elmwood

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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The Wrong Reasons Release “Bury Your Problems” Tonight At Jake’s

If you’ve been following the trials and tribulations of Providence’s excellent Wrong Reasons then tonight it all pays off for you. They’ll be releasing their long-awaited “Bury Your Problems” tonight at Jake’s bar and Grille along with two other great acts; Brooklyn’s Federale and Samuel James from Portland. Plus Joe Fletcher has the greatest hair …

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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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Tomorrow: Prov Kickball Championship

The schedule: 3 pm Death Squad vs. Cunning Baffling Powerful (Liberty Div Pennant) 4 pm Mississippi Shakedown vs. Holy Rollers (Freedom Div Pennant) 5 pm Green BarBarians vs. The Stilettos in THE FESTIVAL OF LOSERS 6 pm Liberty Div Champ vs. Freedom Div Champ: THE HYPERBOWL Sadly my sometimes team, The Steamroller, ended up in …

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Britney-Bin Laden Media Whore-Off

Terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden and washed-up yahoo Britney Spears go head-to-head this weekend as both make auspicious and highly-anticipated returns to the media stage. On Thursday, Al-Sahab, Al Qaeda’s media arm announced the imminent release of a new Bin Laden tape. Early buzz said that his formerly gray beard had been dyed a luxurious …

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Grudgeholder

Craigslist remains the go-to place to peer uncomfortably into the millions of damaged and perverted souls out there. Like the guy sitting right next to you! Seriously! Anyway, don’t ever let this guy do you a favor without saying so much as a thank you, because he will remember forever.

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