Downtown

Cicilline Opens Clementine Cocktail Bar

Congressman David Cicilline had so much time on his hands this year that he decided to go into the restaurant business, opening a cocktail bar downtown on Washington Street. Granted, at 20 seats, Clementine was not a massive undertaking, but still. (And he wrote a book, House on Fire. Where does he get the energy.) …

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Rory’s Market Opens Downtown

Friday morning at 9am these doors will swing open to reveal aisles of colorful produce, groceries, beverages, meats and cheese, and prepared foods, when Rory’s Market and Kitchen opens its third location, downtown at the intersection of Washington and Mathewson Streets. (It has two markets in Massachusetts.) From InDowncity: Throughout the Grand Opening Weekend on …

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‘Open Air Saturdays’ Downtown

It’s the first Saturday of the month so it must be time for InDowncity’s  ‘Open Air Saturday.’ Each Open Air Saturdays event will feature live music performances, a rotating line-up of food trucks, two beer gardens, two marketplaces, outdoor games and activities, ample outdoor dining at local restaurants, and more. We encourage attendees to make …

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‘Open Air Saturdays’ This Weekend

(5.7) In Downcity will be launching Open Air Saturdays at four locations downtown this weekend. This event will repeat on the first Saturday of the month through October. Here’s a quick look at what to expect, but go to the website for more details and a helpful map. Grant’s Block will host the Long Live …

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NicoBella’s Gets Into The Spirit

Look who makes a great Santa! I stopped by NicoBella’s downtown last Sunday to inquire about an upcoming art show, only to be greeted by owner Daniel Crenca all suited up and checking my naughty/nice status at the door. He will be adopting this persona on Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays through the season. As you …

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‘Open Air Saturdays’ Begin Downtown

The Small Point Cafe is ready for early visitors as Westminster Street prepares to celebrate the Mayor’s ‘Downtown is Open’ campaign. The businesses on Westminster Street have revived ‘Open Air Saturdays’ which helped them survive last summer. The street will be closed off to traffic, and live music and food trucks will liven up the …

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Biltmore Now ‘Graduate Providence’

But they will be keeping the iconic red ‘Biltmore’ sign on the roof. Here is the statement on the new hotel website. We are excited to announce our transition to Graduate Providence, which is now open as of spring 2019. Graduate Hotels is a thoughtfully crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns …

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What Cheer Brigade — Burnside Music Series

(8.16) Head downtown Thursday for a fun and free summer concert with the What Cheer! Brigade and Bellerophon. Providence’s internationally famous marching band What Cheer? Brigade takes over the park and gets everyone moving. Local electronic music aficionado Mauricio Ossa and Bellerophon bandmates perform an opening set, layering drum machines, sweeping synthesizers and live guitar …

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Local 121 Equipment Closeout Sale Starts

Everything must go! This sale will run for 10 days. I’d suggest sooner rather than later. (Facebook event.) We’ve got everything from fancy furniture and heavy duty kitchen equipment down to forks and knives and light fixtures and sconces. Come grab a piece of 121 nostalgia while supplies last! We accept cash, cards, and money …

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Urban Vintage Bazaar At Arcade

(10.21) The Arcade has been hopping lately with new energy and new stores. Add to that the Fall Urban Vintage Bazaar and it’s a scene. (Facebook event page.) Over 25 vendors of quality vintage goods in one place for one day! Men’s and women’s vintage clothing and accessories, vinyl records, vintage cameras, lighting & housewares, …

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