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My New iPad – A Teenager Upgrade

Last fall, after my college-bound daughter absconded with my laptop, I looked for an economical replacement and settled on an iPad.  At first, I found ...
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And Lo! The Archangel of Arithmetic Appeared before Them.

Several years ago I watched hopelessly as my effusive, happy, youngest daughter sank deeper and deeper into the dreaded, grade school, mathematical abyss.  She was ...
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How's the Market?

Are Shopping Trends a Barometer for Real Estate? The Next New Normal.

‘Tis the Season The New Normal seems to be on the wane. Reports of Black Friday scrums suggest the retail sector is gaining strength. Could ...
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Events and Happenings

Newport Restaurant Week! is November 5-14, 2010

Fig & Fois Gras at The White Horse Tavern It’s almost time for Restaurant Week! This much anticipated annual event has grown to include most ...
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How's the Market?

How Stressed Out is RI?

The Wall Street Journal online has an cool housing stress map (link below) that shows the relative distress of cities and towns across the US.  ...
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No America’s Cup? No Problem!

Amidst all the lamentations about losing the America’s Cup to San Francisco, I can’t help thinking that the loss might actually have a positive impact ...
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Sometimes it’s OK to Pay a Premium

Once upon a time (not too long ago), I participated in a chilly stand off between parties who really could have and should have worked ...
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Don’t Miss the Classic Yacht Regatta – 9/5/10

This weekend some of New England’s most beatuiful classic sailboats will convene in Newport for the Museum of Yachting’s annual Classic Yacht Regatta.  There are ...
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How's the Market?

Luxury Newport Condos – Price Bump? Not Really…

We’ve got several fab, fab, fab condos for sale in Newport – with everything you’ve ever dreamed about – water views, lots of space, close ...
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