The Round Up

Hope you all had a fun Memorial Day weekend and kicked off to summer in style! After this winter, we’re all ready for a nice, long summer. Worried you missed something on the blog after a foggy start to the week? Here’s a round up of everything.   Downcity Living is made easier for many…


#PickoftheDay Envelopes at Paperworks

Today’s #PickoftheDay is for all the paper lovers out there. Paperworks is my favorite local spot to pick up all the supplies I need for my own crafty stationery projects. Paperworks is well stocked with sizes and colors, and ready for whatever you’re working on. You can even shop online and pick up in the store.


WaterFire Lighting in the basin tonight

Tonight, WaterFire lights up Providence. The fires will be lit at 8:12pm, and in the basin only tonight. This leaves plenty of time for dinner first. Check out the handy post we put together for you to figure out where to go and what to eat. Be sure to plan your weekend around it. For the…


#PickoftheDay Dog Days at Aurora this summer

    This summer we’re going to be hosting Dog Days at Aurora every other Tuesday. Pop into Aurora after work, from 5pm – 7pm for free self serve hot dogs and drink specials from Aurora. Join us for the first one on June 9th! Stay up to date on details on our Facebook event…


3 Places to Dine Al Fresco

Al fresco dining, one of the best parts about summer. Maximize the long days and warm nights. With so many options to choose from, what are the best places to dine al fresco? Here are three of our favorite spots. 1. Aspire Seasonal Kitchen With their big courtyard at the corner of Matthewson and Westminster…


#PickoftheDay Small Point Banh Mi

Today’s #PickoftheDay is the Small Point banh mi at Small Point Café. Inspired by the iconic Vietnamese street food, the banh mi at Small Point Café is made with turkey, Canadian bacon, pickled veggies, avocado and chipotle aioli.   All of Small Point’s sandwich come with organic corn chips, and on the day I picked…


Staff Pick from Karen at Queen of Hearts

Karen Beebe, owner of Queen of Hearts, was in the shop when I popped in for a Staff Pick. With summer around the corner, she’s got her eye on this 70s inspired maxi dress from Free People. 100% rayon with a relaxed fit, it’s modern and a little sexy. These have been selling fast, “I’m anxiously awaiting…


Zipcar Memberships

Living in the heart of Downcity has a lot of benefits, one of which is being within walking distance of the best of what Providence has to offer. Each person I’ve interviewed so far for the Downcity Living series has noted that they love not having to drive so much. In fact, many downcity residents…

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