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It’s been quite a year for Danté. The young buck moved from a small farm in upstate New York to a lush Newport estate blocks from Bellevue Avenue mansions, where he enjoys great success with the opposite sex. His rakish story, however, has an unlikely twist. Danté has fathered many kids — but they may not be born for hundreds…

Bar Scene – Spats

A popular haunt among Brown, RISD and Johnson & Wales students, the comfort level at Spats is revealed by its all-too-familiar menu items: chicken wings and potato skins ($5.99 to $6.99), sandwiches and wraps ($6.99 to $7.99), and plenty of burger options, the most adventurous topped with Boursin cheese and crispy applewood bacon ($6.99). Ahh…comfort food a la the college…

Pho Paradise

Whatever image the word “paradise” conjures in your midwinter mind, the result is likely a warm, comforting one—much like a steaming bowl of Vietnamese soup at Pho Paradise. Nirvana here is served by the ladle and under the glow of a big neon sign. While there’s no mistaking the sparse surroundings for a lost utopia, soothe yourself instead with slippery…

Groundhog Day

We’ve all experienced it: that feeling we’re in a scene from Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day. It’s the sensation of the numbingly familiar: the morning alarm sounds, you brew coffee, go to work and feel your life is cycling from one day into the next without a flicker of change. When it seems like the seasons are coming and going, and…

Letters

We’ve learned a thing or CO2 We enjoyed reading the Rhode Island Monthly articles, “From Vine to Wine” and “Some Like It Sweet” .  Currently, our tenth grade biology class is learning about cellular respiration. In conjunction with this, we also studied the process of fermentation and read the articles as an assignment. We found it very interesting that wine-making…

Women’s Work

It’s 2 a.m. on a rainy Saturday: nightclub rush hour, when last call pushes the evening’s revelers out of the bars and onto the roads. Two lanes are down on I-95 northbound near the Branch Avenue exit in Providence, and the whirling red glare of emergency lights illuminates what looks to be a tragic rollover. A compact sedan, the headlights…

At Your Service

Wine & Dine Services that deliver groceries, gourmet meals and even a nice Chianti, right to your door. Creature Comforts Groomers, dog walkers and vets who make house calls, so life is perfect for our furry friends. Getting Around No more travel trauma; how to hire someone to drive, fly, or get you there by boat. Clean Up Car detailing,…

Wine and Dine

Wine & Dine Do you hate food shopping? Cooking?  Good news: these places will do the job for you, sometimes even for free. Grocery delivery A surprising number of grocery stores go above and beyond stocking and checking out. Here are a few that offer more services. Clements’ Marketplace 2575 E. Main Road, Portsmouth 683-0180, clementsmarket.com Clements’ will schlep your…

Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts Most people have better relationships with their pets than with anyone else. Why not lavish some well-deserved attention on the one who keeps you the warmest, especially when the only finger you’ll have to lift is the one that dials the phone? Pet Groomers These groomers will fluff and buff the little darlings in the comfort of home….

All About You

All About You How many times have you wished you had a butler, or someone to organize your messy office, or anyone to cook for your family instead of you? Your wish is granted! Personal Concierges Need a personal assistant to keep your life on track? These experts make it easy. The Definitive Concierge 241-7841, definitiveconcierge.com definitiveconcierge@tmail.com Jeffrey Malamud will…