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Liberty Elm, One Year Later*

In 2009, the Daily Dose reported that Providence diner The Liberty Elm was in trouble. Local media had announced at the time that Liberty Elm was one of 1200 Rhode Island businesses facing closure over a sales tax issue. Elm owners and staff appealed for help, including advanced purchases of gift certificates, and I remember […]

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Steady Bongo To Rock Providence (Twice)

Sierra Leone activist and musician Steady Bongo is in town. Besides having the best stage name ever, Mr. Bongo (pictured with dance lesson volunteers Maria and Sarah) can boast of a collaboration with 75% of The Killdevils, a local Americana and blues band consisting of ubiquitous keyboardist Jake Haller, drummer Matt McLaren (Alec K. Redfearn & The Eyesores),

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