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Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Gary Morse: Raimondo’s Economic Trojan Horse—Last week, Treasurer Raimondo declared that a core…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

Newport Superior Court to Hold Hearing on Possible Campaign Violations by Anti-Casino Group—The Newport Superior Court will hold a hearing…

Fuller’s Record-Setting Performance Not Enough, Brown Falls to Princeton, 27-16—Brown senior quarterback Marcus Fuller (Ashland, OH) threw…

Russell Moore: Two Eras Collide in Mayoral Race—Peel back the onion ever so slightly and…

Best Halloween Events in New England—Halloween is less than two weeks away.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Steve Brown: A Constitutional Convention: A General Assembly By Any Other Name—Supporters of a constitutional convention consistently claim that…

Providence’s Best Classic Cocktails—It's the weekend and what better way to…

Rhode Island College Football Weekend Preview—Brown, Bryant and URI football are all in…

 
 
 

VIDEO: Scrooge Explodes at Brown

Whatever happened to peace on earth?

Every Holiday season, the band at Brown University makes the rounds throughout the school to spread some cheer to those cramming for finals. However, not...

NEW: Which RI College Named Hippest Campus in America?

Where do the hippest kids go? RISD, that's where.

Although they may be too hip to care, a Rhode Island college has been named to a brand-new list of the 10 Most Hipster Campuses in...

Good is Good: Let’s Sell Citizenship

There are 11.2 million illegal aliens in the United States. We are broke. How about we offer each of those 11 million people a one-time shot at...

5 Weekend Musts: Cirque Dreams Holidaze + More

One more Rhode Island weekend before it's sugar plum fairy time, Rhode Island. Here are the five best things you can do with your...

NEW: Brown Professor Awarded Mexico’s Highest Honor

Julio Ortega speaking at the ceremony in his honor, in Washington DC. Photo: Sergio Ochoa

Julio Ortega, professor of Hispanic studies at Brown University, has been honored by the government of Mexico with the Order of the Aztec Eagle, the...

TRENDER: Screenwriter Guy Benoit

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in art, music, film, fashion, cuisine, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv brings you those people from every...

Seen: Mos Def, Gilbert Gottfried + More

One of rap’s classic figures was on stage in Providence this weekend. Mos Def put on a great show at Fete Providence on...

Well-Read: Great Books to Give This Year

No matter which holiday you’re shopping for, books always top my gift-giving list. I checked in with the experts for their take on...

Narragansett Beer Kicks Off Father’s Day Tie Design Contest

Narragansett Beer has put out the call to artists of all stripes to come up with the hippest Father's Day tie… and win...

Dear John: When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t Anymore”

Dear John, This a very, very difficult, sad letter for me to write. My sister and I are close. We’ve had disagreements, as...

NEW: Four Young Talents Win Paid Gigs at Bright Night Providence

This weekend, a handful of very talented kids won spots in one of Providence's brightest performance events. The contestants, who ranged in age from 1...

NEW: Foster Farm Attacked by Vicious Fisher Cat

Dangerous and deadly: the fisher cat

Frog Hill Farm, a wooded acre farm located in Foster Center that offers educational programs, is putting out a warning to other animal owners after...

Putting Etiquette to Work During the Holidays

Everyday etiquette questions about death, funerals, and family or coworkers behaving badly arrive at NewportManners.com, but during the holidays, queries are unspeakably bleak&mdash...

College Admissions: How Important Are PSAT Scores?

What do those scores really mean, and what should you do about them?

SAT scores arrived for anxious high school students this week. These scores mark the time when sophomores and juniors can begin to target colleges that...

Holiday Tipping: Who Should Get What?

Once again, it is that time of year… time to buy presents and ponder who to tip and how much to tip them....

10 Holiday Events for the Naughty and Nice

With the holidays upon us, everyone’s looking for the best way to celebrate. Sometimes you want a wholesome evening with the family and...

Brain Knows Right from Wrong: Brown Researchers

This is your brain on morality: a Cushman Lab scan of a subject pondering a moral choice. Photo: Brown University

People typically say they are invoking an ethical principle when they judge acts that cause harm more harshly than willful inaction that allows that same...

NEW: Brown Co-Ed Scout Willis Bares All in New Video

Brown's most famous co-ed, Scout Willis, just got a bit more infamous. The Brown junior bares all in a new video that she wrote...

Easy Gingerbread Houses for Overworked Mothers

Creating a gingerbread village has become an annual tradition in my family. Even though I love to make the houses for it with my kids,...

Yellow Peril Gallery To Exhibit Occupy Providence Artwork

Yellow Peril Gallery at The Plant is issuing a Request for Submissions for artwork inspired by "Occupy Providence" to launch the Gallery Night 2012 season in...

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