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#Ask Eno: What is Cachça?

Dear Eno, What is Cachaca (and how do you say it??) – Alex   Dear Alex, Cachaça (pronounced kah-SHAH-sa) is a spirit made in Brazil.  It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as “Brazilian Rum”, but there are important distinctions in their processes that make them different. Culturally speaking, Brazil is very proud of its national spirit! Cachaça can…

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It’s Coming! Celebrate Downcity 2017!

Celebrate Downcity 2017 NOVEMBER 25TH :: 12pm–5pm :: Grant’s Block InDowncity ushers in the holiday season with its annual Small Business Saturday event, the Celebrate Downcity block party! (#celebratedowncity17) Join us for cheerful post-Thanksgiving festivities on November 25th.                                    …

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Weekend Round Up – Comiccon Edition!

  Cocktails at Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen  71 Washington Street :: Friday 4pm-10pm; Saturday 11am-3pm; 4pm-11pm :: $$-$$$ Check out what their slingin’ this weekend here!   Shoe Sale at Queen of hearts + Modern Love 222 Westminster Street :: Fri-Sa 11am-8pm; Su 11am-5pm Get the perfect pair of leaf crunchers, puddle hoppers, and…

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DOWNCITY HISTORY: LOEW’S THEATER FROM THE SMOLSKI COLLECTION

Here is an image of Weybosset St. in Providence, featuring Loew’s Theater. Originally a movie theater during the Golden Age of Cinema, Loew’s was built in the late 1920s.  After falling into disprepair in the late 1970s, it had been used primarily as a concert venue. In 1977, it was threatened by demolition. By 1978,…

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Spooky Story Time and Haunted Art in the Park

This Saturday, Spooky Storytime returns to haunt Burnside Park with program partner Kidoinfo! This spooktacular event is fun for all ages, and a great family-friendly, not-so-scary event. This years theme: THE WONKY WORLD OF ROALD DAHL – with a spooky twist. Art is inspired by “The Witches,” a true fan favorite. Plus, more witchy-themed (but…

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North is Moving to the Dean, VERY soon.

We haven’t gotten an exact date just yet, but we are so so SO excited to pay North a visit sometime this fall. In the meantime, we’ll be obsessively updating our instagram and twitter feeds for info from @foodbynorth and @thedeanhotel and thinking about all the things we’re most excited for. all photos by North unless…

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Weekend Round Up: 10.20.17

FLICKERS’ VORTEX SCI-FI, FANTASY, AND HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Schneider Auditorium :: 261 Pine Street :: October 20 :: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM :: Free The University Involvement Board of Johnson & Wales University has partnered with The Rhode Island International Film Festival to present a group of selected short films created by rising directors…

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