Harlem Globetrotters Dribbling Into Massachusetts


Known as innovators of the game of basketball for decades, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters are again introducing something unparalleled in the history of sports and family entertainment, taking kid participation and fun to a whole new level when the Globetrotters come to DCU Center in Worcester on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. For the first time [...]

AG Kilmartin and MADD-RI Call on Local Urban Outfitters Retail Location to Pull T-Shirts Glorifying Drinking From Shelves


Citing staggering statistics on the number of young people who try alcohol, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and MADD-RI Execute Director Gabrielle Abbate today called on local Urban Outfitters stores to pull provocative t-shirts glorifying underage drinking from shelves. The clothing chain Urban Outfitters, which has a location on Thayer Street in Providence, is promoting [...]

Worcester’s DCU Center to Receive $17.5M Facelift

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The DCU Center and City of Worcester announced  that a $17.5M renovation and expansion project to the city-owned Arena will begin November 1, 2012. The City of Worcester has selected Consigli Construction Company to provide construction management services. The SMG-managed Arena, which will celebrate its 30-year anniversary this September, underwent an initial phase of capital [...]

Oxbow Brewery Takes Maine Beer Scene By Storm

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After rolling out their first keg last year, Oxbow Brewery of Newcastle has taken Maine’s craft brewing scene by storm. The “Loud Beer From A Quiet Place” has received accolades from around the state, and beyond. Beer Advocate.com ranks Oxbow’s Farmhouse Pale Ale 31st on a list of nearly one thousand saisons (though definitions vary [...]

OnTheHORN: From the Basement to the Big Time

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OnTheHORN, the Hartford Online Radio Network, began, “with little direction in my basement,” founder Brian Parker says. Parker and a tight-knit group of colleagues felt confident that, given the proper tools, they could cover Connecticut government and business better than their AM talk radio counterparts. “We knew we liked to talk about social, political and [...]

Places to Enjoy Late Night Bites In Boston


Boston is home to nearly 650,000 people. It is the central city in New England for culture, education, the arts, and science. With so much innovation and creativity concentrated in one specific location it is hard to imagine that anyone can even rest. Unfortunately, Boston gives its residents no choice on the matter. The only form [...]

Rhode Island College Professor Pens ‘Pyg,’ the Fictional Memoir of an 18th-Century Swine


For the better part of 20 years, somewhere between theory and practice, Dr. Russell Potter has been unveiling media culture and theory, Victorian literature, the history of Arctic exploration, hip-hop culture, linguistics and literary theory to his Rhode Island College students. He can now add “novelist” to his impressive, if unpredictable, curriculum vitae.  Pyg, Dr. [...]

Filmmaker Michael Jacoby Talks To New England Post About ‘The Undesirable’


Two weeks ago, the official end to the policy known as Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT), which banned gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, was perhaps seen by some gay rights supporters as too little too late. For those supporters, however, it was a victory nonetheless.  Others, specifically the current field of [...]

Study: Viewers Turning to YouTube as News Source

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new study has found that YouTube has become a major platform for news, one where viewers are turning for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism on Monday released their examination of 15 months of the most popular [...]

‘Today’ Show Welcomes Savannah Guthrie as Host

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NEW YORK (AP) — Savannah Guthrie made her official debut as Matt Lauer’s co-host on NBC’s “Today” show Monday, shaking off nerves and starting the longtime dominant morning show’s effort to move past a rough patch in its history. The 40-year-old Guthrie, NBC’s chief legal analyst, said she was honored to have one of those [...]

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