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On June 1, 1903, 38-year-old George Hermann Anderson Lawson exchanged wedding vows with 24-year-old Pethellen Von Lennon at the Swedish Bethany Lutheran Church in Cranston. The couple settled at 123 Broad St. in Providence. George's more
Having a smart phone has changed my life, but not necessarily for the better! Remember before cell phones when we just had "land lines"? At first, it was a "e;party line"e; where we shared the phone access with a neighbor. Often I would pick up the more
Phase three of Rhode Island's process of reopening is currently underway. With it comes numerous establishments reopening their doors and some restrictions being lifted, even though social distancing and wearing masks in public are still in more
Rhode Island's local music community is very diverse when it comes to style and genre. If you're looking to listen to a specific kind of music, chances are that an act that calls Lil' Rhody home is putting their own spin on it. The more
So many things come to mind when I'm asked what I miss most in Rhode Island. Warwick Musical Theatre is at the top of the list. Buster and Barbara Bonoff, along with their son Larry, daughter Betsy, and longtime PR person Cheryl, were more
The good news is that the Warwick Showcase has reopened. The bad news is that we have seen all the movies. You will have to wait until July 31 for a new release, and well into August for more. Russel Crowe's "e;Unhinged"e; opens on July 31, more
You wouldn't know there is a pandemic if you took a drive to Oakland Beach. Parking lots are full at Iggy's, Iggy's Boardwalk and Top of the Bay, as well as the beach, picnic area and playground, are filled with people looking to get out of more
In 1865, the government of the United States purchased a hotel in Togus, Maine, for $50,000. The following October, it opened its doors as a home for disabled volunteer soldiers. The grounds were soon developed to include three-story more
  At times, optimism has been hard to come by during the coronavirus pandemic.As Rhode Island continues to recover, though, Tri-County Community Action Agency Director Patricia Sweet and … more
After a three-month withdrawal from Nime Chow and Crispy Pork, my favorite Asian restaurant has finally reopened - at least for take-out. "e;A lot of people have called and asked me if I was all right,"e; Lemongrass owner Shang Wong told me more
The sun was shining brightly, and a cool breeze was blowing, as I parked my car in the Rocky Point parking lot last week. Memories of The Flume, the Shore Dinner Hall, and the rickety old roller coaster were still fresh in my mind as I more
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival will present its 32nd annual season with a series of six free online concerts July 22-Aug. 2. The festival, usually held at the University of Rhode Island's Fine Arts Center, will be presented online due to COVID-19. more
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