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After a combined 104 years serving customers, two managers at Twin Oaks Restaurant are finally retiring. Managers Joe Ferro and Mike Regine worked their last shifts in December before both … more
Bruce Cousineau’s special sauce, which he has heard described as “marinara meets Mexico,” was first created because he didn’t want to throw away extra árbol peppers … more
Time flies and it is already 2024. When younger, in my 40s, I had no preconceived idea of what the 2020s would look like, although I remember the year 2000 like it was yesterday. It began with … more
Last week was the busiest week at the movies since Covid. Movies sold out during prime times. With award shows around the corner, people are betting on “Oppenheimer” and … more
Regardless of the type, structure or niche, it’s difficult to sustain any sort of independent business. This can definitely be said for an independent record label with so many things working … more
As we get through the holiday season and into the new year, many people begin planning their year of travel. Some of you may not be big vacationers, some might take two to three trips a year, some … more
20 Years Ago 2004 opened the movie season with “Meet the Fockers”, a profane comedy with few good moments, starring Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand. The latest version of … more
On the evening of Saturday, January 20, at 6:30, Temple Sinai of Cranston and Bethel AME Church of Providence are bringing the Afro-Semitic Experience to Temple Sinai in a free concert sponsored by … more
Mental health-related disorders consist of many different symptoms, signs, and treatment options. It can be difficult to talk about uncomfortable emotions, thoughts, or behaviors at any age , … more
The Tony Award-winning spectacular musical, “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”, is currently lighting up the PPAC stage with its glamourous two-hour plus production, filled with dancing, … more
Looking back at the life of Francesco "Frank" Torelli of Johnston, it seemed he was destined to eventually succumb to a fatal head injury. Born in Italy in 1868, Frank was involved in what … more
You are the Target 12 investigative reporter and managing editor. Give us an overview of your responsibilities. I wear two hats at WPRI. As an investigative reporter my role is to bring things … more
Years ago, when I was a lot younger and thinner, I used to participate in Civil War living history events. The group I was with was like myself, really interested in material culture and we … more
On Friday, Dec. 22, the public’s invited to an event at The Last Resort in Smithfield for a fundraiser that will benefit the tri-town animal shelter in North Providence (which serves Johnston, … more
Whether you are thinking of selling your home during or after the holidays, or planning to stay in your home forever, home decorating during the holidays can be stressful. As an interior designer, … more
The holiday season is full of various traditions. One tradition that's popular among Italian-Americans on Christmas Eve is called "Festa dei sette pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes)." When … more
Christmas brings such warm memories to my heart. When I was a child, all holidays were celebrated with minimal fanfare, and we didn’t make a big deal out of Christmas, either. It was still such … more
It all seems so plausible. Rhode Island is a small state geographically and in terms of its population. For years the Ocean State has been the testing ground for new products and with a once … more
Last month, I took a journey along with Steve, my righthand man in the Pop Culture department at Bruneau and Co, to visit Dr. Mego on Long Island. Now, Dr. Mego is not an M.D. like you might be … more
One of my favorite items of Revolutionary War-era accoutrements is the canteen. Without it a soldier couldn’t stay hydrated and as such it was and still is an important part of their gear. With … more
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