ON VALENTINE'S DAY, A TOAST TO A MAN WRONGED | February 15, 2012
They raised a toast this Valentine's Day at McBride's Pub in Providence to John Gordon, much-remembered these past 167 years.
IN A NEWPORT DEFEAT, LESSONS FOR THE 99% | December 29, 2011
The Battle of Queen Anne Square ended in a terrible rout for opponents of a private foundation's plan to renovate a charming, tiny park in downtown Newport.
FAME, WEALTH, AND THE BATTLE FOR NEWPORT’S QUEEN ANNE SQUARE | November 22, 2011
Newport's Queen Anne Square, which measures just over an acre, is a rectangle of grass and trees on the doorstep of historic Trinity Episcopal Church, overlooking the city's yacht-filled harbor. Crisscrossed by brick pathways, it reminds many of a college or village green.
TAKING THE FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE | November 02, 2011
My breakfast on Day One of "The Food Stamp Challenge" cost 81 cents.
WHY CARE FOR ME, BUT NOT POOR RI KIDS? | May 08, 2008
On weekdays this spring, I’ve been driving from my home in Newport to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, where I lie under a fabulous machine that’s saving my life.
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BRIAN C. JONES