Providence Place Mall http://ripr.org en Chafee and the RI Economy: Not as bad as media myth http://ripr.org/post/chafee-and-ri-economy-not-bad-media-myth <p>It has become a Rhode Island cliché that Lincoln Chafee is a failed governor because he hasn’t done enough to create jobs in Rhode Island’s flagging economy.&nbsp; This notion has been driven relentlessly by talk radio shills and the editorial and news pages of the state’s legacy print media outlets, some of which are groping for relevance in a reshaped media environment.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:48:33 +0000 Scott MacKay 34615 at http://ripr.org Chafee and the RI Economy: Not as bad as media myth Area Restaurants Thank Veterans With Free Meals http://ripr.org/post/area-restaurants-thank-veterans-free-meals <p>Throughout the state Monday there were parades and wreath-laying ceremonies to honor the veterans who have passed away.&nbsp; For the living there were free meals at several local restaurants.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Fire and Ice Restaurant at Providence Place Mall has been serving up free meals to veterans on Veterans Day for the past three years. This year, they expanded the freebie to include immediate family members as well. Restaurant manager Brian Ahlquist said it’s their way of saying thanks to those who have served out country in uniform.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:48:37 +0000 Flo Jonic 24671 at http://ripr.org Area Restaurants Thank Veterans With Free Meals