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Category Archives: Neighborhood Guide

Gallery Night: Third Thursdays

Although it’s getting dark earlier and temperatures are dropping, there’s still plenty to do downtown after work. On Thursdays October 20th and November 17th, experience Gallery… Read More

Hungry? Head for Kennedy Plaza

We’re lucky to have every imaginable kind of restaurant downtown—whether you want burgers, cupcakes, burritos or steak. This summer we have a few new additions right… Read More

Downtown with Kids

Downtown Providence is a great place to explore with children of all ages! 1. RIPTA Trolley For just $2 per person, the Providence LINK Trolley takes riders… Read More

Providence 375: Focus on Ingenuity

Discover how Roger Williams’ legacy is still visible in downtown Providence today! To celebrate Providence’s 375th birthday, join The Providence Foundation and The Rhode Island Historical… Read More

Shopping: Old & New

1. URI Shepard Building: 80 Washington Street Now home to the University of Rhode Island Feinstein Providence Campus, the Shepard Company Department Store first welcomed shoppers in the late 19th… Read More