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Flame Pizzeria Fires Up In Jewelry District

Early last year, Beth Comery reported on the resuscitation of Providence Cookie Company by Secadin “Sajo” Can and family. Their eatery on Peck Street in Downcity still offers a combination of Providence Cookie Company treats using Bette Hills’ original recipes, plus fresh lunch fare with

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Design Jam With Founders League

(1.15) Head down to Betaspring (a mentorship-driven startup accelerator program for technology and design entrepreneurs) on Chestnut Street for an unusual design event. Join the Founders League on January 15 to kick off our new series of Co-Working “Jellies.” Our first Jelly is for designers (of all

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Clam Shack In Providence

Yeah right, salads. I can make a salad. What I don’t have at home is a Fryolator and a clam rake. The Blount Clam Shack and Soup Bar on Richmond Street is open! They have obliterated the old Stanley’s interior, thank God, but it’s still

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Knowledge District In New York Times

It’s always nice to get some exposure in the national press. Even if no one here is ever going to call it the “Knowledge District” we can all get behind the concept. Yesterday’s article by Elizabeth Abbott does a nice job of explaining the history

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Discovery Studio Opens Thursday At Children’s Museum

On Thursday July 7, the Providence Children’s Museum debuts Discovery Studio, a vibrant new space for open-ended art and science exploration with rotating activities, imaginative play and creative expression. Children will use magnifying glasses to examine natural objects, investigate sand and water, explore the art

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Drugs And Gum At The Spot Underground

‘Creation Tuesday’ tonight features Drugs and Gum (Christopher Stetson Wilson and another person) at the Spot Underground. Wilson describes the music, Drugs and Gum is an experimental pop and folk duo. All music is composed by a million monkeys at a million musical instruments. Any

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Downtown planning sesh starts today

The Downtown Neighborhood Charette (whose area of focus includes the Jewelry District too) kicks off today. Full schedule is posted here, and today’s workshops are as follows: 11 am-12:30 pm Focus on Capital Center What do we need to do to complete Capital Center? Are

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Grillin’ (with) Rep. Segal

BBQ today chez Ari et moi. 5 – 8 P.M. at 63 Governor Street. Not a fundraiser; this is a chance to register to vote in District 2, to find out why you should support David’s campaign for reelection, and to sign up to volunteer.

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to do tonight

Playing at the Hi-Hat tonight is Mark Olson, one of the founding members of the Jayhawks. The show starts at 7PM with openers, the ‘mericans, playing an acoustic set. This is a classy joint people — no sneakers, no t-shirts, no hats. C’mon, dress up.

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the ‘mericans play tonight

Nick-a-Nees has live music tonight from 9PM to closing. The ‘mericans will be playing a special stripped-down acoustic show. Opening act is Black Eyed Anchor. 75 South Street/Providence/861.7290/free admission

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Gone Fishin’

Downtown Riverwalk I stumbled upon these ridiculously enthusiastic kids fishing in the Providence River this afternoon. Today it was all white perch, but they reported that they often catch (and eat!) stripers and blue fish at this location.