Wickenden Street

Jahunger — Uyghur Cuisine On Wickenden

Your introduction to Uyghur cuisine is right around the corner on Wickenden Street. After a few initial setbacks and closings, Jahunger is back in business. Co-owners Nadia Parhat and husband Dilmarat Subat first opened in 2017. Not long after, a fire in the building forced them to close for repairs. No sooner had they recovered …

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‘Duck & Bunny’ Disappears On Easter

Outrage on social media has been swift. The turn-of-the-century building that housed the Duck & Bunny restaurant on Wickenden Street was demolished this past Easter weekend. Yes, the irony is rich, but property owners often destroy lovely buildings and beloved trees during holidays, a time when neighbors and students are less likely to come pouring …

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Jane’s Walk All Weekend

(5.6) Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures this weekend during Jane’s Walk. Thirteen citizen-led neighborhood tours are planned in Providence during the Jane’s Walk Global Weekend Festival from May 4th-6th. (Facebook event page.) Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk encourages people to get out and explore their neighborhoods. Unlike typical guided …

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David Barnes Exhibit At 5 Traverse

All the news that’s fit to paint Tsunamis kill people in Bali. Car bombs kill people in Iraq. The Internet is killing newspapers. The major news networks report on these killings with state of the art sensationalism and hi-tech dehumanization. Rhode Island artist David Barnes paints this process and the result is benignly seductive. Starting …

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it’s beer o’clock on wickenden

This bar crawl appears to be working its way west.  I caught up with it in a place that shall remain nameless because they refuse to remove the big Christmas wreath from the front window!  (It’s St. Patrick’s Day ferchrissake.)  At any rate, this crew is to be commended for not driving today.  And they …

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