The night sky captured in Yosemite.

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The Night Skies in Yosemite

by Josh Wood Tuesday August 28, 2012

Yosemite National Park offers an island of darkness perfect for viewing the revolving dome of the night sky. Photographers and astronomers are drawn to the park where the Milky Way is so bright it casts shadows.

It’s amazing how much we miss under the orange glow of the street lights.

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Pensions By The Numbers

This is a short guide to understanding the Rhode Island pension crisis. I’m not a financial guru, so please bear with me.

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Food

Subversive Plots

Roger Doiron, founder of Kitchen Gardens International, offers an interesting angle on the importance of growing food at home at a TEDx conference. In his “Subversive Plot: How To Grow a Revolution In Your Backyard” talk, he suggests that growing a kitchen garden can change the world.

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Food

Dirt, Geese and Jazz

The Pawtuxet Farmers’ Market continues through the fall, with apples, potatoes, onions, leafy vegetables and squash aplenty. And also fish. Here’s an update from the Friends. Also, please ignore the articles in the right column, including the one called “Three Markets Left.” It’s from last year. Make Dirt, Not War Cranston and... more

Planning-Development

Vulnerable And Improbable Transit

Groundhog Day in August. A public demonstration against cuts to Rhode Island Public Transit Authority service was held today in Kennedy Plaza. It’s sad that cuts are looming.

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Food

Market Moves, ExploreCranston & Dam

Here’s a note from The Friends about tomorrow’s Pawtuxet Village Farmers’ Market. Market Moves to Hall Library Saturday June 11, the Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market will be in the parking lot at Hall Library on Broad Street in Cranston due to the Gaspee Day parade. The market will be open for the... more

Politics-Policies

Cranston: Kate Middleton's Dress Designer

As reported in Vogue, Elle UK, The Telegraph and dozens of other news sites and blogs, Cranston was recently selected as Kate Middleton’s wedding gown designer. A city of 80,000 people located just south of Providence, Rhode Island, Cranston has long been known for its printed fabrics industry, making it a... more

Planning-Development

The Convoluted Spiral That Is Cranston Planning

There was an Ordinance Committee meeting preceded by an Finance Committee meeting at Cranston City Hall last night. I know, why the hell would anyone go to that double-header? The masochists turned out in droves.

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