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Beer And Brewing At The Haffenreffer Museum

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Haffenreffer family’s gift of Rudolf Haffenreffer’s private museum — now the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology — to Brown University. To celebrate, the Haffenreffer Museum Student Group has curated an exhibition devoted to beer in cultures around the

St. Patrick’s Day

Great weather for walking to your neighborhood bar. The operative word there is “walking.” You live in Providence — you are definitely within walking distance of an Irish bar. Here’s a few. McBride’s in Wayland Square (seen here with the flag)  has the advantage of

Spelling Bee At AS220

(1.28) We knew he couldn’t stay away. Spelling is much like the Mafia. Just when you think you’ve gotten out, it’ll just keep pulling you back in. Bee Maestro and Word-Knower Nonpareil, Matthew Lawrence, sent out this invitation via his weekly ‘Law & Order Party’

New Lovecraft Lager Launch At Arcade

(1.19) The latest in the Lovecraft-themed brews makes its debut Thursday night at the Arcade Providence. These so-called block parties take place indoors on the ground floor avenue, with people wandering in and out of participating shops and restaurants. (Facebook event.) About the beer: Made

Grant’s Block Party Cocktail Lounge

(9.24) Design Week continues. A sophisticated lounge party will take over Grant’s Block Saturday afternoon with tunes, and booze, and interesting people, and things. Grant’s Block will be converted into an outdoor lounge by Greycork, with tunes by DJ Analog Underground, a pop-up Print shop

Lovecraft Film Fest

(8.21) H.P. Lovecraft was born here in Providence on August 20, 1890, and the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council will be hosting a weekend of movies and events to celebrate. From the Facebook event page. 3 days of Lovecraftian film and activities, including author readings,

New Lovecraft Brew From Gansett

Something wicked-awesome this way comes and it’s the latest installment in the Narragansett Beer Lovecraft series, The White Ship White IPA. (Lovecraft’s, The White Ship, tells a story of a lighthouse keeper’s adventure aboard a mysterious ship where his curiosity and greed win out over his

WaterFire

(6.18) One of the best of the WaterFire zones is the ‘Biergarten Unter den Weiden’ or, beergarden under the willows, open from 7pm to 11pm, and run by Trinity Brewhouse with Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails. This site is a little off the beaten path and

‘Soak It Up’ At The Drawing Room

Art coasters and a block party! Head over to the Drawing Room Friday evening for ‘Soak it Up.’ This show features small works by about 30 artists, with each work being created on Revival Brewing coasters, official sponsor of the show. (Facebook event.) The goal

Downcity Bocce Season Opens

The Providence Downcity Bocce League (PDBL) kicks off its season opener with heart-pounding bocce action downtown at Grant’s Block Tuesday. Who will take the title this year? Bocce-licious? Chewbocce? The Rolling Stones? In case of rain the club rules indicate that players may reschedule. If

Made On Honor, Sold On Merit

And brewed right here in Rhode Island! This is great news. We needed something fun this week. Narragansett Beer president Mark Hellendrung has announced that Narragansett Beer will soon be brewing in their new facility at 461 Main Street in Pawtucket. The ProJo reports, The

April Fool’s Night At Foolproof Brewing

(4.1) Foolproof Brewing Company will be hosting an April Fool’s Night party tonight. The event will feature food samples from Delsie Catering, our new Queen of the Yahd Raspberry IPA, Emperor Barrel-Aged Imperial IPA, and some other unique beer offerings! Tickets are $30 and include

Orval Day At Pizza J — Just Say ‘Oui’

(3.26) Is it Orval Day already? The Orval legend began almost 1,000 years ago when a princess accidentally dropped her ring into a spring and a trout returned it to her. Then somebody built a monastery on the site . . . yadda yadda yadda

Lovecraft Beer Party In Arcade Saturday

The Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council invites you to an indoor block party at the Arcade to celebrate the latest in the Narragansett Beer Lovecraft series, the I Am Providence Imperial Red Ale. Beginning at 5pm for Narragansett Brewery’s Block Party in the Arcade to

‘Mericans Play Bucket Brewery

(11.20) Great write-up by Gail Ciampa in today’s ProJo about touring and tasting local breweries. A few are right over the line in Pawtucket — the Bucket Brewery for one. You’ll find Pawtucket Pail Ale and beers including Hive Mind Honey amber ale and BOG

Oktoberfest At India Point

(10.18) This is either a heads-up or a traffic advisory. Two days of seasonal brews and German cuisine are on tap this weekend for the 23rd annual International Oktoberfest being held this year at India Point Park. This is a 21+ event. Valid ID must