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Check out the 2015/16 Downtown Providence Guides!

downtown guide cover 2015If you’re wondering where to shop, eat, and stay in downtown Providence, grab a copy of the new Downtown Map & Guide. Filled with 36 pages of listings, maps, and general info, the guides tell you everything you need to know about the neighborhood. Look for copies at downtown shops, restaurants and hotels within the next few days. You can also download a copy here!

The new edition, created by Sarah Rainwater Design and produced by the Providence Downtown Improvement District with support from the Providence Tourism Council, the SOMA District, and RISD, includes maps that highlight shops, restaurants, and cultural offerings. It also features listings for businesses on South and North Main Street, immediately adjacent to the DID boundary along the Providence River.

New downtown listings include Garde de la Mer, Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen, Rebel Lounge, Victor Spoils, and VP Fitness, plus businesses scheduled to open soon, such as the Rosendale, Malted Barley, and Club Run Studio. Businesses in the Arcade are listed separately on page 20.

For an updated business directory, visit our online guide year-round!