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Beer, balloons, and bucket-and-bicycle-chain 3D printers

Look what I made!
On Saturday, October 11 at the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire in downtown Providence, Jeff Del Papa will show off his coin flipper.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  October 08, 2014


At PVD Putt Putt: chicken wire, seesaws, and dragon-birds

Urban Recreation Dept.
Hole number four at PVD Putt Putt could pass for a busted carnival game, an artisanal chicken coop, and/or a backwoods science lab.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  July 16, 2014


A new spot for 'freakishness' and frozen drinks

The Urban Landscape
There is a cool, unfinished sleepiness about Aurora, the new downtown arts and cultural event venue on Westminster Street, on a recent bright spring afternoon.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  May 14, 2014


Adieu, Acme Video

Farewell Dept.
Apart from restocking the shelves and ringing up customers, the main responsibility of an Acme employee was to give people recommendations. Folks came to browse; we helped.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  January 22, 2014


Balls, beer, and (faux) brawls with the Providence Kickball League

Rec Sports
This year’s teams include the Cereal Killers, the Bath Salt Heroes, the Glamazons, and the Trippin Marios.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  July 24, 2013


Save your banana peels, save the landfill

Food Scraps Dept.
According to the EPA, the average American generates more than 140 pounds of food scraps a year, the vast majority of which end up in local landfills.
By: ZACH GREEN  |  May 29, 2013

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