Articles by Jonah Wolf

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Arts, Mar 12 2012

by By Raillan Brooks, Jonah Wolf, Nick Shulman, Kate Van Brocklin, Eddie Friedman, Sarah Denaci & Will Peterson

THE ONE IN BETHESDA IS BETTERSince the summer of 2010, DC residents have suffered the indignity of DC Cupcakes, a TLC …


INDY BLOG, Feb 14 2012

by Jonah Wolf, I was shocked and relieved to read the New York¬†Times report that, after some debate,¬†canned sardines will retain their kosher …

Kosher Thanksgiving

Metabolics, Dec 08 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Last week, neoconservative Pam Geller warned Americans against a new threat: Butterball turkeys. Although all of the company’s turkeys are certified …

Rock-Critically Correct

Arts & Culture, Dec 01 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Kevin Avery, Everything Is Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson. Fantagraphics, 512 pages, $29.99 Chuck Eddy, Rock and Roll …

Musings on Occustock

Arts, Nov 03 2011

by Jonah Wolf

This Saturday, I lent my voice to the Occupy movement. The sparse crowd at the Whiskey Republic was nourished by on-the-house …

As Demolition Begins, Shooters Fights Back

INDY BLOG, Oct 20 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Just as the Independent's last issue went to press with Muhammad Saigol's reminiscence of the former Shooter's nightclub on the Providence …

Joey on Good Morning America

INDY BLOG, Oct 18 2011

by Jonah Wolf

As promised, here's footage of the What Cheer? Brigade (and not, as the meteorologist has it, the What Cheer? Band) performing …

Jonathan Richman at Firehouse 13

INDY BLOG, Oct 18 2011

by Jonah Wolf

"This isn't like other shows," explained Jonathan Richman, with characteristic understatement, partly through his set Sunday night at Firehouse 13. In …

Joey Quit

INDY BLOG, Oct 17 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Maybe by now you've seen this video? Someone in Hanover says it's the internet meme of the week, and it's getting …

Downtown Boys and Friends at Da Null Hypothesis

INDY BLOG, Oct 11 2011

by Jonah Wolf

On Thursday night I had a concert in my basement. How it happened was like this: my housemate Eli told our …

Drones and Trombones

INDY BLOG, Oct 05 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Monday afternoon, brass bands from all over the country convened in India Point Park for the fourth annual Providence Honk (PRONK) …

New Music: Cool World, 9/21/11

INDY BLOG, Sep 26 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Lotta ride cymbal on the new release (three songs, 10 minutes) from local ("via Philadelphia/Baltimore via Orlando/New York") trio Cool World, …

Tweeting the Revolution

INDY BLOG, Sep 21 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Fresh on the heels of the Independent's assessments of the insurrections across the Arab world comes a new site by a …

Concerts on College Hill

INDY BLOG, Sep 20 2011

by Jonah Wolf

As the drumming half of Lightning Bolt, Brian Chippendale could be Providence's biggest rock star, and is surely the hero of …

About This Week's Cover

INDY BLOG, Sep 20 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Anyone who picked up this week's issue of the Independent was first drawn to the stark cover by Cover Editor Annika …

Ghosts Haunt Drive-In Metal Show

blog, Sep 15 2011

by Jonah Wolf

This Sunday, the phrase "heavy metal parking lot" got a new meaning, as New England's metalheads flocked to Olneyville for a …

Bros and Barbecues on the West Side

blog, Sep 08 2011

by Jonah Wolf

[caption id="attachment_5086" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Farmer Tess Brown-Lavoie and Indy editor Jordan Carter next to the fire pit"][/caption] Last spring, I wrote …

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Farming on the West Side

Metro, Apr 21 2011

by Jonah Wolf

In a 4,275-square-foot lot among Harrison Street’s clapboard houses in West Providence, 14 cubic yards of compost stand at a second-grader’s …

Providence Bites

"digestible" news from around town

Metro, Apr 09 2011

by Emma Berry & Jonah Wolf

Fewer Kids—and they're not Alright Despite a crippling recession that left Rhode Island with one of the highest unemployment rates in …

Chants and Murmurs

Metro, Feb 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley & Jonah Wolf

UNITED THEY STANDOn Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of Rhode Island workers filled the Providence Statehouse in a rally against a proposed bill …

Week in Review 11/18/10

News, Dec 02 2010

by Sam Knowles, Ashton Strait & Jonah Wolf

THE TODAY SHOW[DOWN]Former President George W. Bush reentered the public sphere on November 8 with an exclusive, seemingly endless interview with …

Week in Review 10/28/10

News, Oct 28 2010

by Jonah Kagan, Megan Turley & Jonah Wolf

Kicks Just Keep Getting Harder to Find Even among East Coast colleges filled with bored elites, Georgetown University is one of …

All Roads Lead to Brooklyn

News, Oct 13 2010

by Jonah Wolf

September was a uniformly distressing month for Kings County Democratic Party Chair Vito Lopez (Kings County has the same borders as …

All Roads Lead to Brooklyn

News, Oct 07 2010

by Jonah Wolf

September was a uniformly distressing month for Kings County Democratic Party Chair Vito Lopez (Kings County has the same borders as …

Sex Sells

the fight to end prostitution in Rhode Island continues

Metro, Apr 30 2009

by Jonah Wolf

On April 9, after complaints from neighbors led to the issue of a warrant, police raided Warwick's Asian Fantasy Escort Services. …


Arts, Feb 26 2009

by Jonah Wolf

Twenty years ago, then-RISD student Shepard Fairey was working at the Watershed skate shop on Thayer Street when a newspaper photo …