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House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello Responds to Pawsox leaving RI

House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello issued the following statement today, with respect to the team's decision to leave Rhode Island for Worcester.  “It is very unfortunate and extremely disappointing that the PawSox have decided to leave...

Giannini: What’s In, What’s Out 8-17

What’s in...   The Chicken Dance They're doing the chicken dance at Cranston City Hall. Gubernatorial candidate Patricia Morgan stood next to an unidentified man in a chicken suit to criticize Cranston Mayor Alan Fung for not...

Studmire’s Leadership Club to Distribute 500 Backpacks in Bucklin Park on Sunday (With Audio)

Inner-city youngsters who could use a free backpack or just want to have some good, clean fun, are encouraged to head to Bucklin Park in Providence this Sunday at 2 pm.  That's because Providence native...

What’s Happening? The Tony Jones List of Must-See Shows

Thursday, August 16th  Agent Orange @ Alchemy - Providence, RI Punk rock and surf music legends Agent Orange with local openers FEA, MOTO, and Zero Holds.  (8PM, $15)     Friday, August 17th  The Blues Crew w/ Duke Robillard @ Narragansett...

Joanne’s Journey: A Taste of Italy at La Masseria

I was craving some authentic Italian food. Now, you might ask me, what do I mean by authentic? Well, growing up in an Italian-American family, we were used to eating mostly at home. When our...

Asinof: Who is an “enemy” of the people?

There is a delicious irony in the way that the phrase, “enemy of the people,” has been adopted by President Trump and his followers to deride and to cast blame on the news media for producing...

“Moonlit Shields” – A Photo by James Sattel

Every Wednesday, RI Relevant features a photograph from James Sattel, a tremendous RI photographer. This week, he's captured another amazing shot of the water, boats, and the moon. Enjoy!  

Justuff League Podcast: Toys as Art (Part 1)

This week, the Justuff League, Rhode Island's premier experts on everything collectibles, talk about the value, artistic and otherwise, of toys. Since when did owning certain toys become a status symbol, similar to owning...

Moore: Hey Boston Globe – Quit Whining and Do Your Job

How is it possible for people to have so little self-awareness? Imagine the hypocrisy if the school bully took a nice solid punch in the jaw and proceeded to whine to the principal? Few...

A Conversation With Luis Vargas On Politics, Media, and Corruption in RI

State Representative candidate Luis Vargas recently joined RI Relevant Editor Russell Moore to discuss Rhode Island politics. The two discussed corruption in Rhode Island and why it's so prevalent, what it's like to run a...