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A brown and orange dress sewn in seventh grade home-economics class was the first completed project Suzanne Mancini remembers feeling pride in crafting herself. "It was the 1970s," she said, laughing at the color scheme. After … more
When elderly residents need a ride to appointments and family members aren't available, where do they turn? A new business, based in East Providence, hopes to become one answer. Bookseniorcare, located online at … more
Small businesses are usually too small to support their own tech staff to fix computers or software problems as they arise. Frank Anzivino, an IT specialist, opened his tech-support business, AnziTech, last August, with the goal of providing … more
For Yongjae Kim, a Pawtucket-based industrial designer, succeeding as an artist is all about understanding supply and demand. "One of the most important rules I learned is the balance between maker and consumer. Whether you're working in … more
With the help of affluent investors, Savoy Bookstore and Café has filled what some considered a void in Westerly since opening in the spring. Annie Philbrick, a partner of Mystic Books Inc. in Connecticut, is running the new bookstore, … more
In October 2005 Jessica Morris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She would only live for three years after her diagnosis, but during that time she built a legacy that continues today. Before her death, wanting to educate the public and … more
The bookstore and coffee shop, that's been done quite a bit. Less common is the bookstore/bar. Riffraff LLC will open for business, joining combined interests, in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence this fall, in a space that will … more
As a touring musician, Mike Maven spent a lot of time in cities away from home. A gaming enthusiast, he found refuge among like-minded strangers at bar arcades, which are exactly what they sound like – a watering-hole, gaming-arcade … more
What started as a part-time hobby roasting coffee that allowed Brian D. Dwiggins to make a little extra money, has grown into a full-fledged company that's opening a new shop in East Providence. Borealis Coffee Co., owned and operated by … more
Despite the steady expansion of retail pharmacies owned by large corporations, there is still a place in the market for an old-fashioned, independently owned drugstore. Erik Johnson and Richard Ploude, both licensed pharmacists, recently … more
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