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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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Downcity Living: Our Neighbor Mara Koppel

“We chose this space because of the light.” And what a magnificent space that light fills! Mara Koppel and her husband Bob moved to Downtown Providence towards the end of 2012. But Mara is no stranger to Rhode Island. After fleeing Europe during World War II as a young child, Mara and her parents settled…

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Weekend Round Up: 10.13.17

Malted Barley Oktoberfest ft. Radeberger Pilsner 334 Westminster Street ::  all WEEKEND :: Variable Times :: Free The Malted Barley Providence is having its first annual Oktoberfest event! Enjoy autumn the way they do in Europe – outdoors, with lots of yummy food, entertainment, and of course, frothy, delicious brews. Celebrate with friends, neighbors, and strangers on…

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Everything you need to know about Oktoberfest at The Malted Barley

Oktoberfest at the Malted Barley Providence (334 Westminster Street) is THIS WEEKEND! Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy one of the best fall celebrations.   The Malted Barley Providence is having its first annual Oktoberfest event! Enjoy autumn the way they do in Europe – outdoors, with lots of yummy food, entertainment, and…

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Magic For Maria: Hurricane Relief Benefit at Small Point Café

Alright nerds, listen up. Small Point Café is hosting a special event this Sunday to benefit Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts post hurricane Maria. They’ll be using the Ixalan Draft. Sign up is at 2pm. There will be hourly raffles for players and spectators until 5pm. New to the game? Here’s a brief description from Wikipedia:   Each game…

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