Articles by Belle Cushing

21 articles found.

The End (an agenda)

Uncategorized, Apr 13 2013

by Belle Cushing

Alessandro De Francesco Translated from the Italian by Belle Cushing tell me how i could tell you that in those days …

Hometown Brewers

A Toast To Pawtucket's Newest Neighbors

Metabolics, Feb 17 2013

by Belle Cushing

It started with four soda syrup tanks. Reclaimed from a scrap heap, the tanks showed up and for them to get …

Early Voters

Does election day mean nothing to you?

News, Nov 02 2012

by Olivia-Jene Fagon & Belle Cushing

A college student deciding to vote in the 2012 Presidential Election can find guidance at There, he will enter his …

Limoncello and Sour Cream

Local Flavor at the Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off

Metabolics, Oct 26 2012

by Belle Cushing

In Ballroom D, carpeted and windowless, all the chairs face five kitchenettes. Mirrors above each cooking station reflect the mise-en-place: a …


Features, Oct 21 2012

by Sam Adler-Bell, Belle Cushing, Grace Dunham, Mimi Dwyer, Avery Houser & Kevin Pires

IRA M. GOFF House, 62 John StreetI like the Goff House because it’s almost not one. It’s small and red and …

On French Films of a Certain Age

Arts & Culture, Mar 06 2012

by Gillian Brassil, Belle Cushing, Sarah Denaci & Caroline Sagalchik

Les derniers jours du monde [Happy Ends], (2009) dir. Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu How would the apocalypse happen in France? It …

Hey Providence, What is That: The Fleur-de-Lys Studio

An artsy atelier on Thomas Street

Metro, Dec 08 2011

by Belle Cushing

This is the studio that Sydney built. This is the art That lives and works and thrives in the studio that …

The Decline and Fall of Berlusconi’s Italy

Features, Nov 17 2011

by by Belle Cushing

Silvio Berlusconi was first elected Prime Minister of Italy in 1994. He was re-elected in 2001, and again in 2008. Mired …

A Meal is a Meal is a Meal

Food, Nov 03 2011

by by Belle Cushing

On a winter’s night, a New York Times food critic walks into a French restaurant on East 52nd Street. “La Grenouille …

Tales of Crime and Punishment

Features, Oct 27 2011

by by Belle Cushing

TROY DAVISThat August night was humid. The air stuck to the skin of Officer Mark MacPhail, who had left his daughter …

Teaching Tragedy

9/11 in the classroom

arts & culture, Sep 17 2011

by Belle Cushing

The teacher stopped band class, and we were called into the gym for an assembly with the whole sixth grade. Something …

Up to Speed

the fast track to America’s future in transport

arts & culture, Apr 15 2011

by Belle Cushing

In China, a businessman reaches speeds of 220 mph en route from Beijing to a meeting in Tiajin. Weekenders pop down …

Week in Review

News, Apr 09 2011

by Belle Cushing, Mimi Dwyer & Erica Schwiegershausen

Facebook Squahes "Third Palestinian Intifada" After receiving numerous complaints and appeals, including a request from the Anti-Defamation League—a US-based Jewish advocacy …

High Fashion/Big Business

arts & culture, Mar 25 2011

by Belle Cushing

Kate Moss drags on a cigarette in bondage boots and hot pants. Naomi Campbell struts out of a gilded elevator in …

For Better or Worse: Lesser Known Award Shows to Reward the Overlooked

Features, Mar 06 2011

by Belle Cushing

'Tis the season for gaudy and excessive award shows: starting with the Golden Globes in January, all the way through our …

Local Flavor: RI Local Food Forum serves up optimism, but little else

Food, Feb 25 2011

by Belle Cushing

"Fresh where we work” was the catchphrase of the day at the seventh annual Rhode Island Local Food Forum held on …

Love Stories Throughout History

Features, Feb 25 2011

by Eve Blazo, Belle Cushing & Mimi Dwyer

LILITH AND ADAM: AN ARGUMENTThe legend of Lilith, Adam’s wife before Eve, found its first mention in Sumerian times. Lilith appears …

Unlucky Thirteen

Features, Feb 14 2011

by Belle Cushing

It was bitterly cold in Minnesota that day. The fateful Monday in January when astronomy professor Parker Kunkle made the statement …

The Indy Gives Thanks

Literary, Dec 01 2010

by Grace Dunham & Belle Cushing

The importance of eating chopped liverEvery Thanksgiving, my grandmother makes chopped liver. It’s smooth, a little sweet, vaguely metallic—because of the …

Food Keeps Trucking

eats on the streets

by Belle Cushing

The latest four wheeled foodie fad, born out of cities like LA and NY, has finally reached PVD. Parked at farmers …

Screaming for Gelato

Food, Sep 26 2010

by Belle Cushing

Too hot to eat, too hot to sleep, too hot to lug furniture and boxes to and fro. Though the sudden …