‘Coats For Coffee’ Drive — Seven Stars Bakery

For the ninth year in a row, East Side Monthly is working with Seven Stars Bakery and Courtesy Cleaners collecting those lightly used/no-spark-of-joy coats that are just taking up room in your closet, and getting them to the people who can really use them. So bring your coat to any Seven Stars Bakery or Courtesy …

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Westminster Looking Kind Of Cool

There is a nice clump of stores and eateries establishing itself on Westminster Street. The Small Point Café, which offers sandwiches and baked goods in addition to coffee and espresso, shares an entrance with the new Korean-Japanese restaurant Sura, favorably reviewed by Gail Ciampa. On the other side of Small Point are Modern Love and …

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Knitters Meet At Blue State — Wednesdays

Knitters are invited to Blue State Coffee on Wednesdays at 6pm. This is an informal gathering of crafty people who share tips and know-how and get to work on their various projects in cordial surroundings. Coffee, tea, baked goods and more are all on sale at the cash register right next to the tip jar. …

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National Coffee Day — It’s Good For You

Never had a cup of coffee? What better day to start your habit than on National Coffee Day. There are many wonderful coffee shops in Providence; for instance, one might drop by the Blue State Coffee Shop at Thayer and Cushing streets. Pictured here is their awesome new ceramic tip jar produced at Weirdgirl Creations …

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Dikdik Is Good

And delicious. Come play Scrabble tonight at Blue State Coffee (emotional support lions welcome with doctor’s certification). Just wander in any time after 6pm. Bring a board if you’ve got one, and pencil and paper. The floor hostess will adjudicate all disputes — no arguing balls and strikes. Purchase tea, coffee, espresso etc. and yummy …

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Treats for the Whole Family

Run down from two Friday the 13ths in a row?  Two sweet Saturday events can kick off your March 14th. Sample tasty Tazza coffee and what some claim is best-in-state biscotti from Twist at Oop!’s Providence store, starting at noon. OOP!, 220 Westminster St., Providence, today, 12-2 p.m. Then, ply your (or, preferably, someone else’s) kids with …

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