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A Little Extra Something for End-of-Summer Parties

Labor Day Weekend has arrived. Here are some Downcity picks for jazzing up your end-of-summer celebrations – or for gifting to your party hosts!   Love these nautical-inspired glasses, serving dish and bottle opener from Homestyle.   If you’re planning an outdoor soiree, help keep pesky bugs away with these cute citronella candles, available at…

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Sneak Peek: Fall Fashions

Is that a chill in the air?? Not sure about you, but I’m ready for crunchy leaves, apple cider, and sweatah weathah! Downcity shops are filling up with fall fashions and accessories. Here’s a look at some of the new arrivals to Queen of Hearts & Modern Love. Shop online or in store at 222…

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Pulp Fiction: Did You Know?

Movies on the Block returns with cult classic Pulp Fiction on Thursday, July 19. Did you know these pieces of film trivia? 1. The F word is used 265 times.   2. Jules’ famous and oft-quoted Bible passage was actually made up by Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackson. Only the final two lines come from Ezequiel…

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The Big Lebowski: Did You Know?

Movies on the Block returns Thursday, June 21 with The Big Lebowski. Did you know these 15 things about the film? 1. One of the biggest inspirations for The Dude was a real … dude. The Coen Brothers based The Dude character on a man named Jeff Dowd, who helped distribute their first film, Blood…

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10 Reasons We’re Excited for MOTB

Our first Movies on the Block event is coming up on Thursday, June 21! Here are 10 reasons we’re excited… 10. June 21 is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year … what better way to spend it than outside in this beautiful city on a warm night?   9….

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Father’s Day Finds in Downcity

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17. Check out our picks for the fellas in your life, all found at shops on the beautiful and historic Westminster Street in Downcity, Providence.  

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Movies on the Block: The Big Lebowski

Movies on the Block returns with our first showing on Thursday, June 21! We’re kicking things off with The Big Lebowski … yes, The Dude is coming to Providence! Grab your bathrobe, a White Russian from Little Bitte Cocktails and join us for a night under the stars. Starting at 6:30pm we’ll have food and beverages…

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Pick of the Day: Tom’s Bao Bao

Tom’s Bao Bao, located at 326 Westminster Street, has some new menu items that we’re excited about! In addition to their famous filled buns, check out: Hand-pulled noodles Bubble tea And, bonus, there’s outdoor seating! Grab a few buns, a bubble tea, and enjoy the sunshine and sights of Westminster Street.  

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Taco Fest: FAQs

Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest is coming up on Saturday, May 5, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Grant’s Block (260 Westminster Street). Full event info, with the list of this year’s food and drink vendors, can be found on our Facebook event page. Where should I park? You might be able to find on street parking…

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Easter Gifts at Homestyle

If you’re looking for cute gifts to add to Easter baskets or spring celebrations this weekend, check out Homestyle on Westminster Street in Downcity for bunny and spring-themed toys, books, decorations, greeting cards and more.

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