2018 was a particularly challenging year for the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, with the AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox (known as the PawSox, through 2020) indicating their plans to depart the municipality, the announced closure of Memorial Hospital, and the looming possibility of mainstay economic driver Hasbro relocating within or outside of the state.
Powerful pianists, singing storytellers, swinging big bands, a beat scientist and some of the baddest ensembles on the jazz scene make up the First Wave of artists announced today for the 65th edition of the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers. Curated by Artistic Director Christian McBride, the Festival takes place August 2-4 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.
Last Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave his State of the Union Address (it is STRONG) and stated that “America will never be a socialist country.”
Thursday, Democratic Socialist, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the “Green New Deal’ climate resolution, cosponsored by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), and would call for “massive government intervention.”
Tom Brady is not the greatest quarterback of all time.
That’s right, I said it. He’s proven it time and time again, year after year, championship after championship that he’s just not the greatest quarterback.
February 14th. Ugh. For some of us, that day really triggers some deep emotions. Cupid’s arrow pierces us with a deep sting of lonesome pain. I’m talking about the torch carriers. The regretful. The ones that didn’t want it to end.
Unrequited love is a tangible pain. And like everything real, it is measurable.
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