Wild Colonial

St. Patrick’s Day At Wild Colonial

Here is a man who can pour a perfect Guinness without even looking. He knows his way around the rest of the bar too. We have many fine Irish establishments to choose from here in Providence, but this year we celebrate the Wild Colonial Tavern where, in addition to St. Patrick’s Day, owner Maurice Collins …

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‘Open The Vote’ At Wild Colonial

(3.16) Two big events this week at the Wild Colonial but Thursday is the one you may not have on repeat in your calendar. The Wild Colonial Tavern and the Young Democrats of Rhode Island will be hosting “Open the Vote” (Facebook event page.) Join the Rhode Island Democratic Party, Secretary of State Nellie M. …

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Bernie Gathering At Wild Colonial

(2.25) Don’t worry, Bernie is definitely on the Rhode Island ballot. But Bernie’s Ballot Brigade has certain delegates it wants on the ballot as well. So head over to the Wild Colonial this Thursday and hang out with like-minded people and maybe help out. This invitation comes from host Kevin Keefe; Please join us for …

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Pub Quiz

(7.27) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Apollo 11, cooking, French literature, human anatomy, 80’s television. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. …

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Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in …

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Pub Quiz

(2.9) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the Age of Exploration, the Periodic Table, unloved presidents, the human heart, sci-fi in the 60’s. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always …

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Drinking Liberally — Meet Gina Raimondo

Another installment of Drinking Liberally — meet Democratic Candidate for General Treasurer, Gina Raimondo. She will probably say a few words and then answer your clearly-articulated, well-researched questions. Raimondo has plans for a sustainable retirement system, economic development, and (hooray) corporate governance. As General Treasurer, Gina will exert the state’s leverage as a major shareholder  …

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Be Nice Or Leave

Things got a bit yelly at the most recent installment of ‘Meet the Gubers’ organized by Drinking Liberally and held at the Wild Colonial. There were reports of a very persistent and tedious lady peppering Attorney General Patrick Lynch with one uninspired question after another, testing everyone’s patience until some guy finally blew up at …

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