December 17, 2014
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JUSTINIAN STANISLAUS, RAHNE FELLWALKER, KITTY …
Anyone who as been curious about media references to “Steampunk” can get a broader understanding of this recent form of manufactured nostalgia. Nostalgia is typically defined as a longing … more
MEMORIES OF COAST GUARD DUTY: Rosetta Desrosiers …
About seven years ago, when PBS was about to air “The War”; yet another series about the Second World War, we sat down with some women who served in that war and listened to a typical grievance … more
Don Rounds after his first feature win at the …
When we last visited Don Rounds in 2001, old “101” was a memory – alive in old photographs, but in the flesh, or should we say steel, the car was long gone. Don told us of his adventures as a … more
Most people see something unusual in an everyday setting, take note of it and then let it fade from their thoughts. Historians react differently, such as when Les Rolston, a full-time building … more
It has taken a while, but Rhode Island is sailing closer to having its own tall ship. “To me, a ship can be commissioned when the entire crew is on board and trained, all the sails are there, … more
We recently got a call from Fred Velletri of Johnston telling us he built a dollhouse to keep his World War II memorabilia in. That sounded like a rather unique way to store relics of the biggest … more
After three newspapers, a lawsuit and 35 years of “superior behavior,” Rhode Island’s most famous fictional couples may just pack it in and head for Florida to retire surrounded by the … more
By someone’s reckoning, August is Rhode Island’s official Rhythm & Blues Heritage Month and the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society, who we suspect declared August R&B Month, held … more
MIKE McKONE
Most people would be very surprised to learn that legally blind people not only play golf, but are actually good at it. Warwick resident Mike McKone, the chair for this year’s championship match … more
MOSSBERG
At a New York City event on Nov. 10, veteran technology journalist Walt Mossberg (Pilgrim High School, 1965) will join the 2014 class of the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, headquartered in … more
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