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  • Trinity Rep Launches Local High School Talent

    Trinity Rep Launches Local High School Talent

    Plays written by five local high school students were recently performed at Trinity Repertory Company by its actors. The professional play reading was only a part of the annual “Write Here, Write Now! Student Playwriting Competition” prize the five winners received. In addition, each winning playwright received a $100 prize, a scholarship towards any Trinity Rep Young Actors Studio after-school class. Additionally, their school receives 20 free tickets to a Project Discovery student matinee performance during Trinity Rep’s 2014-2015 season. […]

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  • “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” frequent contributor and the man behind “Eat / Drink RI” thrilled many recently with the news of his receipt of one of the RI Foundation’s fellowship awards. The award is for Dave’s vision to help Rhode Island strengthen its advantage as a culinary leader in the country. Dave has big plans for the money which will benefit the state greatly. He offers a sneak peek into his plans in the accompanying video… Congratulations, Dave!

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  • Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    By David Dadekian In February the Rhode Island Community Food Bank held it’s annual Taste of the Flower Show preview party at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Taste of the Flower Show event offers supporters of the Food Bank the opportunity to sample some of the state’s finest food and drink while getting a sneak peak at the landscapes prepared inside the Center before the show opens to the public the following day. This year’s Flower Show included some […]

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  • Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    By Larry Carroll As the great philosopher/ad executive Roger Sterling remarked: “We drink because it’s good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it’s what men do.” Okay, technically Roger is a fictional character – the swinging senior statesman on “Mad Men.” But in real life, the adult beverages that the executives at SC&P swig between pitch meetings have sparked a very real renaissance for 1960’s cocktails. “Twenty years in the business […]

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  • THE Best Thing About Rhode Island: The Beaches

    THE Best Thing About Rhode Island: The Beaches

    In this clip from the Emmy Award winning series “Biggest Little Countdown”, our panel of experts discuss THE BEST thing about living in Rhode Island: The Beaches. Beaches, it’s not just the title of a Bette Midler movie, it’s the number one thing about living in Rhode Island! Rhode Island may not be an island but it features miles and miles of beaches along the southern shore. This clip features Nick Rabar, John Taraborelli, Eric Latek, Sabrina Blaze, Rusty the […]

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  • Top 5 Plays of the Winter Season- Girls Edition

    Top 5 Plays of the Winter Season- Girls Edition

    With winter sports ending and Spring sports just about to get going, we decided to bring you a special top 5 plays . This week we it’s the top 5 girls plays of the winter. The #5 Play -Lasalle’s Michaela Mcnamara fires the puck from the blue line and it somehow squirts past the goalie for the score. The #4 Play – the Mounties Melanie Foster shoots the knuckle puck from the blue line and scores via the 5 hole. […]

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  • The 2nd Best Thing About Rhode Island: Federal Hill

    The 2nd Best Thing About Rhode Island: Federal Hill

    In this clip from the Emmy Award winning series “Biggest Little Countdown”, our panel of experts discuss one of the BEST THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN RHODE ISLAND: Federal Hill. Home to many Italians who emigrated to the United States, Federal Hill in Providence became a bustling and vibrant community at the turn of the century. Through the years, the perception of the area has changed to one of wiseguys and an organization that can not be named (ahem). Now Federal […]

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  • The 3rd Best Thing About Rhode Island: Waterfire

    The 3rd Best Thing About Rhode Island: Waterfire

    In this clip from the Emmy Award winning series “Biggest Little Countdown”, our panel of experts discuss one of the BEST THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN RHODE ISLAND: Waterfire.  Created by Barnaby Evans, Waterfire is a collection of fires in the Providence River that is accompanied by some contemplative music that serves as an excuse for people to go out at night in the city of Providence and enjoy themselves.  Seldom is the city of Providence as alive as it it […]

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  • Jake Martin: Mountie Pride and Determination

    Jake Martin: Mountie Pride and Determination

    The Mount St. Charles hockey team is still celebrating their best-of-three victory over Bishop Hendricken, in the process winning their 44th hockey title in school history. A strong work ethic is the foundation for any player who plays for Mountie head coaches Bill and Dave Belisle. Jake Martin takes it one step further than most, proving that a person can accomplish anything with hard work and determination.

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  • The 4th Best Thing About Rhode Island: McCoy Stadium

    The 4th Best Thing About Rhode Island: McCoy Stadium

    In this clip from the Emmy Award winning series “Biggest Little Countdown”, our panel of experts discuss one of the BEST THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN RHODE ISLAND: McCoy Stadium. Few things feel as Rhode Island in the summertime as spending a night at McCoy Stadium. This clip features Nick Rabar, Bert Crenca, Providence College Men’s Basketball Coach Ed Cooley, Lizzi Weinberg and Alec Beckett from NAIL, John Taraborelli, Anne Mulhall, Scott Duhamel, Rudy Cheeks, Baby Fighterfly & Sass E. McNasty […]

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