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Viola Davis

The 20 Most influential Rhode Islanders Part 1

Rhode Island is known for a lot of things.  Its colleges, its beaches, its world famous New York System Hot Wieners.  And these 20 people were formed by and helped form the identity of the state. Here they are, the 20 most influential Rhode Islanders of All Time! 20. Davey Lopes The East Providence native was a...
America's Creepiest Mascots

The Evolution of Friar Dom: Among America’s Creepiest Mascots

Friar Dom has gone through a lot of changes over the years. Initially Friar Dom wasn't even a thing.  In the beginning the Friar teams were represented by a dog, of all things.  A beautiful dalmation with the name "Friar of What-Ho".  Now what does "What-Ho" mean you ask?  Well, going by urban dictionary will...
GoPro Camera

GoPro Goes IPO: What it Means for the Camera World?

In today's tech world, modern cameras have essentially been replaced by the smartphone, but GoPro is fighting back with cutting edge HD tech. Initially a mounted-camera solution for extreme sports like surfing and snowboarding, the GoPro camera has expanded into something refreshingly simple: a small, high-quality video recording and editing tool. The GoPro HERO3—GoPro's base-level camera...
cox marathon runners

Which Wearable Devices are the Best for Runners?

Two years ago, technology analyst firm Forrester reported that few people were interested in wearable fitness monitors. They found that most people know what they need to do to maintain a healthy lifestyle and didn't feel they need an expensive device to remind them to eat right and get exercise. But a lot has changed in...
Goose Golf

Tee Up for a Round of Goose Golf

Filming hunting and fishing is definitely an eye opening experience to someone that is neither a hunter nor a fisherman. While most shoots are 'unsuccessful', those shoots tend to be the most memorable for many different reasons. You learn a lot about the animal you hunt and you gain more appreciation for how smart these...
Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn is a Friar for the Ages

Kris Dunn's storied career began in New London, Connecticut where he was recruited relentlessly by Ed Cooley. The two came to Providence together and turned what had been a struggling program into a Big East powerhouse.  Along the way, Kris Dunn was awarded Co-Big East Player of the Year honors in 2014-15 and became...
Thon Maker

Thon Maker: The Best Young Basketball Prospect in the World

Thon Maker is quite possibly the best young basketball prospect in the world.  He also may be the most controversial as his story is complex and still evolving. At the present time, Maker is a junior forward at Athletes Institute in Canada, an elite basketball program where players attend school in the Orangeville District Secondary...
Festival Ballet Adaptive Dance

Festival Ballet’s Adaptive Dancers Will Warm Your Heart

What, you ask, is so revolutionary about Rhode Island's premiere ballet company staging "The Nutcracker" at holiday time? After all, the show is a holiday staple and has been performed for the last 38 seasons.  This year's production is extra special because two members of Festival Ballet's Adaptive Dance Program have earned roles in the...
The New Contour

The New Contour is a Must for the Modern Home

Dream of having access to a simple, user-friendly app and digital viewing platform that puts today's top entertainment choices right at your fingertips, or just a single spoken word away? Consider your wishes granted: The new Contour is here from Cox, and it promises to revolutionize not only the way we look at TV, but...
fountainbleau football

For Fontainebleau & Live Oak, Football Families Transcend Floods

From the epic end of one season to the historic beginning of another - Friday night football is the ultimate equalizer for Live Oak High School in Watson, Louisiana. Whereas the Eagles soared to new heights last year after hosting and winning their first playoff game in school history, this year's younger bunch of players...