Following a short, well-deserved vacation, the crew at the Wild Colonial Tavern has returned, and they are open on Mondays now. What you get: Air conditioning, wheelchair accessibility, new dart boards, and eighteen draught lines. The heat has finally taken a hike, so go sit at the tables out back and look at the river. […]
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
We have been taking a very conservative approach to announcing events that might result in too many people getting too close together. On the other hand, we also want all the local clubs to survive. So here are a couple of bar owners who are poking their heads above the covers and opening up. Both
This could work. For one thing, there’s room. Also, Mr. Collins runs a tight ship in ordinary times (Rule #1: Be Nice or Leave) so I figured he would sort this out. Check out his Facebook announcement for all the new rules, adjustments, and modifications. We have undertaken serious research to bring The 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.
(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
(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.
(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
(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
Pub Quiz at the Wild Colonial on Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, sports, alphabet soup, 80’s television, potent potables, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee . . . no wait, probably not that one. But you never know. It’s different every week, and it always
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
Tonight at the Wild Colonial, Drinking Liberally teams up with Marriage Equality RI (MERI) for a great night of connecting, getting involved, and talking politics over a beer. 8pm to 10pm, Wednesday, Drinking Liberally, Wild Colonial Tavern, 250 South Water Street
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
It’s the first quiz of the the new year — life slowly returns to normal. If you have never participated, then make it your New Year’s resolution to do so. Form a team of one to four people and come up with a witty name for yourselves. There are several 6-question categories like current events,
Check out the world-famous Pub Quiz at the Wild Colonial Tavern and win cool stuff — maybe something special for that hard to shop for (XXL) brother-in-law. Form a team of one to four people and answer questions in a variety of categories like current events, gladiator movies, French literature, Muppets, geography and the always
Due to the ridiculous tenacity of the Boston Red Sox there will actually be a game seven of the ALCS, so the previously scheduled Pub Quiz at the Wild Colonial has been postponed to October 26th. I hope TBS has worked out the bugs. It would be nice to see the whole game.