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‘Buy Into Spring’ Free 2-Hour Parking Saturdays

Parking meter relief has been declared in certain commercial districts for Saturdays through May 9 (follows holiday rules). Mayor Elorza announced a ‘Buy into Spring’ campaign to encourage people to get out and shop and buy locally. “Let’s support our local businesses at the start of spring and help make people aware of the wonderful […]

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Open Studios: Pawtucket

On Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 from 11 am and 5 pm, over 80 artists will be welcoming the public into their studios during open studios : pawtucket. Their studios are located in five historic mill buildings in Pawtucket — Blackstone Studios, Riverfront Lofts, Lorraine Mill, Hope Artiste Village, and the Mill at 545 Pawtucket Avenue.

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What Cheer Anniversary Sale And Party Type Thing

Can it be ten years already? The kind people at What Cheer Antiques and Vintage (go Daltrys!) are celebrating ten years in business and they’re passing the savings on to you. All weekend take 25% off everything in the store! Head over to Wayland Square and shop, shop, shop! Remember what I said last week

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Monohasset Mills Holiday Sale — Saturday

This post is a bit on the early side, but if Black Friday got you down, and you’re wondering how you can make your own holiday shopping meaningful and cool, check out the Monohasset Mills Holiday Sale this Saturday from 2pm to 6pm. From Damian Ewens, surfer/artist/educator/DJ and recently poppa: Monohasset Mill is Providence’s most

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New LAUNCH Show

Come view new works by Hilary Merzbacher, recent graduate of the RISD Illustration Department and the latest to be LAUNCHed. (You can meet Hilary at a reception on Friday August 28th.) LAUNCH at the Gail Cahalan Gallery has been designed exclusively to bridge RISD senior students and recent graduates with the local community as an

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Craftland Now Open

We were warned a favorite holiday season event would be expanding into a year-round shopping, gallery, craft school and show venue, but the past couple months, Westminster Street has just been teased with papered-over windows and “opening soon” signs. But, ta-daah! Craftland is up and running today, and you’ll have to get up and running

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Downcity Sidewalk Sale:Friday and Saturday

Okay, so your parents and your miserable little brother are in town for the whole weekend and you love them and everything, but what the hell do you do with these people all day? Head downtown, specifically to the Westminster Street area, for the third annual Downcity Sidewalk Sale. There will be food and deep

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Heir – New Gallery and Event Space Downtown

Tucked away on Eddy Street, heir offers a well edited collection of antiques, art and uncommon home and personal accessories that you will not find anywhere else.  Discover one of a kind pieces, in a gallery setting that is more downtown art opening  than dusty antique store. Industrial furniture is set amidst elegantly worn folk

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We Were Going To Get You An iPhone…

… but this is nice too.  Apple, Nordstrom and several other mall retailers were forced to stay closed today after God threw another stinkbomb into the Rhode Island economy. According to the ProJo, A power failure forced about half of the stores and several restaurants at the Providence Place mall to close for most of

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The Grant that Stole Christmas

This Saturday, the 13th, is the day that the Grant in Pawtucket will steal Christmas! Come on by from noon onwards. Shop for artsy and crafty goodies, from jewelry to rock posters, t-shirts to paintings. Have some art to schlock? Come by starting at ten with your table of goodies (we may not have enough

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