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'Smokelore': A Tasty History of Barbecue, Food and Culture

'Smokelore': A Tasty History of Barbecue, Food and Culture

STYLE | By Don Schanche, Jr. | Jun 19
A great deal could be written about barbecue, and much of it already has been. But this recent offering from the University of Georgia Press demonstrates there's clearly room for one more.

After Shooting, Buttigieg Says Police Must Activate Cameras

After Shooting, Buttigieg Says Police Must Activate Cameras

NEWS | Jun 19
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians.

Trump, in 2020 Campaign Mode, cCalls Democrats 'Radical'

Trump, in 2020 Campaign Mode, cCalls Democrats 'Radical'

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider | Jun 19
Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

John Cusack Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweet

John Cusack Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweet

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 19
Actor John Cusack is apologizing for tweeting an anti-Semitic cartoon and quotation after defending the post, then deleting it.

Providence Pride Festival :: June 15, 2019

Providence Pride Festival :: June 15, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 18
A record number of people attended the 43rd Providence Pride Festival. With the Ladies from Ru Paul's Drag Race on stage, thousands turned out for this fun filled day.

Ptown Film Fest: Closing Night, June 16, 2019

Ptown Film Fest: Closing Night, June 16, 2019

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
The Provincetown Film Festival ended its 21st edition on Sunday night at the Pilgrim House. See who came out.

Ptown Film Fest:  Schoolhouse Party, June 14, 2019

Ptown Film Fest: Schoolhouse Party, June 14, 2019

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
The Ptown Film Fest celebrated its honorees at the Schoolhouse art gallery in the East End. Honorees Judith Light, John Cameron Mitchell and Jillian Bell were in attendance. Check out the photos.

Ptown Film Fest:  Opening Night, June 12, 2019

Ptown Film Fest: Opening Night, June 12, 2019

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 18
The Provincetown Film Festival turned 21 this year. See who came out to celebrate this big birthday at the festival's opening night party on June 12 at the Crown and Anchor.

YouTuber Buys, Renames Small Town Gay Hell in Honor of Pride

YouTuber Buys, Renames Small Town Gay Hell in Honor of Pride

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 18
YouTuber Elijah Daniel is new mayor of Hell. His first act? Renaming the town Gay Hell in honor of Pride month.

Alabama Mayor Walks Out of Meeting with No Talk of Comments

Alabama Mayor Walks Out of Meeting with No Talk of Comments

NEWS | Jun 18
An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor's statements about "killing out" gay and transgender people at a city council meeting.


News

Mob of Teens Allegedly Attack, Rob Gay Couple, Others During Night of Crime

Mob of Teens Allegedly Attack, Rob Gay Couple, Others During Night of Crime

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
It was a mini crime wave, reportedly carried out over a span of approximately 75 minutes by teenagers as young as 15. Among their victims: A gay couple who say they were targeted for a savage beating because of their sexuality.


Entertainment

 Review :: Convention

Review :: Convention

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Jun 18
Most people attending "Convention" know how things end, but the journey there is a fascinating and funny history lesson.


Business

Was Dead Militant War Casualty or Navy SEAL's Murder Victim?

Was Dead Militant War Casualty or Navy SEAL's Murder Victim?

LEGAL | By Julie Watson and Brian Melley | Jun 19
The photo shows a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand.


Technology

Climate Talks Held As Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Climate Talks Held As Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Jun 18
Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.


Finance

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

FASHION | Jun 18
Milan mainstays Fendi and Armani closed out four days of menswear previews on Monday, capping a lighter-than-usual program with some of the Italian fashion world's top labels altering their show rhythms.


Health/Fitness

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

Is White Meat as Bad for Your Cholesterol as Red?

HEALTH | Jun 18
A recent study found lean white meat had the same effect on cholesterol levels as lean red meat. While this might be construed as good news by lovers of red meat, more research on this topic is needed for a clearer picture.


Travel

Screeners Find Smoke Grenades in Airline Passenger's Bag

Screeners Find Smoke Grenades in Airline Passenger's Bag

Jun 18
Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger's carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic.


Nightlife

Pride Parties in Providence :: June 14, 2019

Pride Parties in Providence :: June 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 17
Providence Pride weekend started with multiple clubs blocking off the streets so that everyone could party outside! EDGE visited The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable and The Providence Eagle's parties.