'Gansett's Tall Boy is Missing

The iconic mascot costume was stolen last weekend in Providence, and the brewery is asking your help in bringing him home.


Published:

This Halloween, look out for anyone rocking a Narragansett Tall Boy costume. It may be stolen goods. The $3,000 custom-made costume was swiped last Saturday at Narragansett brewery's Neighbor Day block party held outside The Avery in Providence's Luongo Square.

The block party was huge success with visitors from all over coming to Providence for a day of beer and local bands, but when staffers were cleaning up, they realized Tall Boy was gone.

No one has seen the beloved suit since, but it's hard to believe someone wouldn't be bragging about scoring the iconic getup. Chief Executive Officer Mark Hellendrung has put out a public service announcement on YouTube asking for help with any information on the disappearance.

From the YouTube page: "The Tall Boy suit was stolen while we were cleaning up after the Neighbor Day Block Party on Saturday in Luongo Square of Providence. This is no joke. It may sound funny and yes Tall Boy can be comical, but this suit was really stolen from us. It is our property and expensive to make. He adds some life to all of our events and we want it back. We are offering a reward to anyone with information that leads to a safe return. If you've seen it or know anyone who has, please let us know. This isn't just a case of beer. Whoever took it will be bragging to their friends and posting photos online. Could be in a college dorm or your neighbor's house and anywhere from Boston to Westerly. Folks came from all over to the party. Not to mention Halloween is right around the corner. Please keep your eyes peeled and hit us up on Facebook, twitter, email (contact@narragansettbeer.com), or phone (401-437-8970) if you know of anything. And help us out by spreading the word. Together we will find it and bring Tall Boy home so we can all enjoy his smile at future events."

Check out a video montage, produced by Narragansett, memorializing our favorite mascot. Please don't let this be the end!



If you’re into this blog wait until you see what’s inside Rhode Island Monthly each month.
Only $1.50 per issue when you sign up for a year. Visit the Subscription Center.

 

 



 

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

You might enjoy reading...

The Dish: Q-and-A: Warren Welcomes Preppy Pig BBQ Restaurant

Patrick DeSocio brings traditional barbecue of slow-smoked ribs and brisket to Rhode Island.

The Dish: Diner's Update: July/ August 2016

The latest Rhode Island food, drink, dining and restaurant news.

6 Local Ways to Celebrate Bastille Day

Whether it's dressing the part, making your own party or dining at a great French restaurant, we've got you covered with ways to honor the French National Day.

The Dish: Q-and-A: Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn Food Forager

Chef Paul McComiskey builds relationships with local farmers and food producers to bring the most seasonal local ingredients to menus at the Ocean House properties.

Win Tickets to See At the Fork Documentary

The film highlights the connection between consumer choice and animal welfare on farms.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

28 Best Seafood Restaurants in Rhode Island

15 Great Playgrounds in Rhode Island

Create your own park tour and hit up several of these sweet spots for kids in one day.

2016 Summer Outdoor Movie Series Schedules

Grab your friends and family, a picnic blanket and some snacks and check out the numerous venues all over the state that offer outdoor movie screenings.

Rhode Island's Best Freshwater Swimming Spots

This summer, hold the salt and splash around in fresh ponds with the family.

A Daytripper’s Guide to Block Island

Our favorite way to see Block Island in one budget-friendly day.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
 


 
Edit ModuleShow Tags