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Dead Time (Nayeon Woo)

Dead Time

Haunted Happenings at the Biltmore Hotel

Located on 11 Dorrance Street in the heart of downtown Providence, the Biltmore Hotel is most recognizable by its neon red sign. On many an evening drive back to College Hill from T.F. Green Airport, I’ve seen the flickering crimson glow as a beacon of sorts, a herald of home. Streetside, the Biltmore is refined,…

Eat The World (Lisa Fasol)

RISD Eat the World

Celebrating Culture Through Food

It was a perfect day to be outside. The houses that line Benefit Street served as a humble channel for the autumn breeze. In harmonious fashion, the trees swayed to the rhythm of the wind. The late afternoon sun, determined to make its presence known, used its remaining rays to penetrate the coverage of the…

PVDonuts-(Nayeon-Woo)

Filling the Void

An Interview with PVDonuts

Lori Kettelle does not know why donuts are round, but that hasn’t stopped her from building Providence’s very own donut empire. In the sanctum that produces College Hill’s most popular weekend indulgence, she tells the PVDonuts story, one of a rise to greatness as impressive as those on the yeasted rounds in her display case….

Highways (Caroline Hu)

Rhode Ghosts

Stories about Highways Past, or That Never Were

Look around our part of New England, and you’ll see artifacts of the past scattered throughout the landscape. Some are quite distinctive, such as the old railroad bridge on the Seekonk River, or the Superman Building in downtown Providence. Some are memorialized, like the route of British retreat from Concord during the Revolutionary War. But…

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Feeling Alive

Seeing through sickness

I’ve had enough sore throats in my life that I’m now able to distinguish between those that come from allergies or simply being run-down and those that are serious. Yet, no matter how closely I am acquainted with them, to this day nothing makes my mood dive south more than waking up with a sore…