Bars

AS220 Bar Reopens

The good folks at AS220 have just sent word: The bar reopens Thursday. (The restaurant is not open yet.) This has been a major reno, months in the making. Everyone is curious to see what the space looks and sounds like. One new improvement sure to please: a secure loading and staging area for the …

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Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel — The End Of An Era

The Providence music scene is taking another hit (WBRU, Aurora) and this one really hurts. Downtown Providence has had a Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel somewhere since 1975. There was a brief hiatus between Numbers I (the Conrad Building) and II (the Peerless Building) during which Rich Lupo indulged in some serious Scrabbling. He even installed a …

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Pub Quiz

(4.26) Pub Quiz Sunday at the Wild Colonial Tavern. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Hubble, French literature, Silicon Valley, true crime. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. The rules are explained as you …

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Pub Quiz

(7.27) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Apollo 11, cooking, French literature, human anatomy, 80’s television. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. …

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Dylan Celebration At Patrick’s Pub

(5.17) From Phillipe and Jorge over at the Phoenix comes this reminder of the annual Bob Dylan birthday thang over at Patrick’s Pub. Timed around the troubadour’s birthday, May 24, the evening usually features rare videos of Bob, a quiz, and live music from bands that got together just for this purpose. In the past, …

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Magdalenae Room Open At The Dean

The Magdelenae Room at the new Dean Hotel on Fountain Street is open for business. The lovely Willa Van Nostrand tends bar on Thursdays. The lighting is dim and flattering with a horseshoe bar, painted floor, and Kyla Coburn murals. The Magdalenae Room, The Dean Hotel, 122 Fountain Street

Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in …

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Pub Quiz

(2.9) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the Age of Exploration, the Periodic Table, unloved presidents, the human heart, sci-fi in the 60’s. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always …

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Wild Colonial Pub Quiz — New Start Time 7PM

(10.6) Sunday’s world-famous Pub Quiz at the Wild Colonial will start at 7pm, just like in the olden days. Come and compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, know your rivers of the world, Masters and Johnson (spoiler alert: I’m pretty sure they did it), acronyms, …

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Pub Quiz

(8.11) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the Transcendentalists, famous twins, Russian history, islands, gangster movies. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. …

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Pub Quiz

(7.14) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz tonight. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the solar system, world cuisine, Kirk vs. Picard, Fitzgerald vs. Hemingway, the French Revolution. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in …

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