Celebrating Mardi Gras In Rhode Island

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I recently went to a wonderful Mardi Gras Ball in Rhode Island ball on the Saturday before with three of the top Cajun/Zydeco bands in the country.

Rhode Island Fried Clams - Evelyn's Drive In?

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Thanks to Greg Lloyd of Traction Software for referring to my post on Massachusetts fried clams, Searching for the Perfect Fried Cla m in a post I just discovered, Searching for the Perfect Fried Clam | Rhode Island. He said that not only do they have great fried clams, but they're also his top choice for Rhode Island style (clear) clam chowder and traditional Rhode Island stuffies ("Fresh local quahogs halved and filled with our spicy blend of chopped clams and chourico").

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What are Business Ecosystems?

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The tale focused on a Rhode Island bookkeeper who embezzled 9 million dollars over the course of six years. Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. Moore. I recently wrote about business ecosystems, adaptability, and change leadership.

Taking in Zydeco Music in Opelousas Louisiana and More

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I have seen the older Nathan in Rhode Island and have several of his CDs. Opelousas is the home of zydeco music so it was a great treat to visit in December.

Photographs of Stonington Connecticut on a Summer Day

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Stonington is located on a small peninsula the sea coast near the Rhode Island border. Another reminder of summer. Here is what it looked like this past summer on a warm August day. Water Street, the main commercial street, has a lot of flowers

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks - January 09

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Providence Rhode Island. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. It was time to update it as I last posted the index on June 08. Why do I write about restaurant picks by friends when Zagat and other places have plenty of reviews for most cities?

The Battle of Essex Fried Clams – Woodman’s versus Farnham’s

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If you get to Rhode Island, here is the place for fried clams - Evelyn's Drive In.? The fried clam was first created at Woodman’s in Essex Massachusetts in 1916. Chubby” and Bessie Woodman opened their roadside clam shack on the causeway in Essex, MA in 1914.

A year with 200-year-old Margaret Fuller

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  Oct 1, Fri night, sponsored by Providence Athenaeum, "MF in Rhode Island," talk by Robert O, Jones; "MF in Newport," talk by Nancy Austin; Sat, walking tours of MF sites in Providence. As promised , the current roster of events for Maggie, as organized by the the Margaret Fuller Bicentennial Committee in New England. For updated events, see calendar on Bicentennial site. More events organized by the New York group here.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – May 2010

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Providence Rhode Island. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. It was time to update it as I last posted the index on June 08. Why do I write about restaurant picks by friends when Zagat and other places have plenty of reviews for most cities?

Some Great Cajun and Zydeco Musicians

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I first heard Nathan and his group at a Cajun festival in Rhode Island, along with a full day of other groups. I am getting ready to go the New Orleans, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge and few other towns in south west Louisiana to enjoy the food and music. I will be writing about this trip a good bit on this blog on weekends. To get in the mood I have been reflecting on the music of the Louisiana countryside. Here are a few of the greats. Clifton Chenier.

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Rhode Island's Open Data : Yet another site only a programmer could love, RI.gov's data library is as deep and wide as Newport Harbor, for which you can download tidal data. We're seeing exciting trends in governments making data more available ? and valuable ? for the public. Whether on crime, education, or the environment, governments are putting more data on the web. And they're doing it in ways that allow people to build web applications on top of the data.

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