By Frank O'Donnell, WPRO Comedy Contributor
Owners of the “Superman” building in downtown Providence have closed the doors, but they say they’ll leave a light on. Negotiations are apparently underway to turn it into a high-rise Motel 6.
The DEM is trying to capture a black bear spotted near the Gilbert Stuart homestead in North Kingstown. Governor Chafee has offered the bear a spot on the board of the Economic Development Corporation, which should make the creature impossible to find.
One-time presidential candidate Gary Hart was the keynote speaker at a storytelling conference in Newport last week. Given that he had to step away from his campaign after his extra-marital affair became public, I’d suggest his storytelling skills were a little weak.
Today is Tax Day – the day that the federal government proves you can get blood from a stone.
Yesterday, April 14, was an interesting date in history: the date of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, and the date the Titanic hit the iceberg. Probably not a great time for President Obama to take in a show on board a Carnival Cruise ship.
David Ortiz picked up a couple of RBIs at McCoy Stadium the other day, and scored on a follow-up hit. His teammates greeted him at home plate with some high fives and an oxygen canister.
Trout season officially opened this weekend throughout Rhode Island. Representatives of the DEM will spend the next six months picking up the empty Skoal tins left behind.
A Rhode Island House committee has recommended a solution to last year’s election issues: setting up greeters at the doors of high-volume voting locations. Why not just save some time and set up the polls inside Wal-Mart?
A new bill introduced in the Rhode Island House would make it a felony to hurt elephants. It’s great to know that pachyderms will once again be free to roam the wilds of Rhode Island, not having to worry about humans hurting them.
Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner announced this week that he might run for mayor of New York City. I wonder if he’ll be campaigning on Twitter…
A 15-year study at the University of Besancon in France suggests that wearing bras actually makes breasts saggy. Is this actual science, or an attempt to recruit young men to enroll at the university?