Downtown

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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Trinity Rep Kickoff Party

(9.10) Trinity Repertory Company is throwing a party to celebrate the start of its new season. The adjacent Adrian Hall Way will be cordoned off for scenes, soliloquies, and interactive installations. The ProJo reports, According to Rebecca Noon, Trinity’s community engagement coordinator, that involves cordoning off Adrian Hall Way . . . and inviting assorted …

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‘Mericans At Burnside Music Series

(9.7) This Thursday the Burnside Music Series and Beer Garden presents the ‘Mericans, featuring frontman and guitarist Chris Daltry, with vocalist Kris Smith-Lavoie on percussion and Evan Sicuranza on bass. (Facebook event page.) Team Burnside could not be more excited to welcome back to our stage (after far too long away!) this group of all …

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HASCON At The Dunk

(9.10) Poor Scrabble . . . still the redheaded stepchild of the Hasbro Corporation, or FANmily™ as they would have it. (Whoever trademarked that word needn’t have bothered. No one will ever want to use it.) I have looked everywhere on the Hasbro HASCON website and can find no sign of the internationally beloved word …

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Downtown River Clean-up

(8.17) The Woonasquatucket River Rangers are partnering with local businesses and organizations around Waterplace Park, the Providence Place Mall, and along Promenade and Kinsley Streets for a river cleanup, one month prior to the annual Woony River Ride. This area of the river is tidal, so volunteers will gather early on this day in preparation …

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Downtown Apartment/Loft Tours

(6.10) The Providence Foundation and Providence Downtown Improvement District (DID) will host a Downtown Providence Living Tour to give the public an insider’s perspective on residential rental options in the neighborhood. This year’s tour includes living spaces in 11 downtown apartment buildings: 95 Lofts, 225 Weybosset, Arcade Providence (seen here), Avalon at Center Place, G …

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Peregrines Back In Nesting Box — And Egg!

Okay, it’s on. And thank you to Dose reader Steve who reminded us to check on the peregrine falcon nesting box located on top of the Superman building in downtown Providence. Clearly a pair is making preparations; whether it is the same pair I don’t know, but Female 63/AE has owned that real estate for …

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Thank You Local 121

We did not mean to let pass without notice the closing of pioneering restaurant/bar Local 121 where last weekend friends and longtime habitués gathered for one last hurrah. Back in 2007, insanely energetic hospitality visionaries, Josh and Nancy Miller, took over the former Dreyfus Hotel, reviving the restaurant and restoring the gorgeous Tap Room interior. …

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AS220 March Galleries Open

Head downtown and check out the March Galleries held at various AS220 locations. Yes it’s cold, but the galleries are very near each other. AS220 Project Space (93 Mathewson Street) — “Please Touch,” installation by Allison Paschke The Reading Room (93 Mathewson Street) — “Textures of Time,” installation by Liliana Fijman AS220 Main Gallery (115 …

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Book Launch At Lovecraft Arts & Sciences

(2.25) Head down to the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council tonight at 6:30pm for the launch of “Agents of Dreamland” by Caitlín R. Kiernan. Facebook event. Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council is honored to host the launch party for Agents of Dreamland, a new Lovecraftian horror novella by legendary author and Providence resident Caitlin R. …

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Chamonix Antiques In Arcade

Check out Chamonix Antiques the new antique home furnishings store on the Westminster side of the Arcade. The eclectic inventory includes posters, carpets, furniture, jewelry, lighting fixtures, wall art, vases, textiles, a globe, all with an emphasis on mid-century modern, art deco, and arts and crafts. But as owner Jess Rochefort explained earlier today, the …

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Facelift for Soldiers & Sailors Monument

The Downtown Parks Conservancy has announced a fundraising effort for the restoration of the Soldiers and Sailors monument on Kennedy plaza and the surrounding area. The monument was designed by American artist Randolph Rogers to memorialize the 1,727 Rhode Islanders who died during the Civil War. (Rogers is the artist who sculpted Nydia, the Blind …

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