DOWNCITY GUIDE

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2017 PVD Winter Lights Market and Tree Lighting

This year, Providence’s annual holiday tradition will take place over two days and feature a wealth of activities for all to enjoy including two tree lighting ceremonies, world champion figure skating demonstrations, special giveaways, live performances, an artist marketplace and so much more! Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism are holding the…

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Ask Eno: Bamboozled by a Bottle?

Dear Eno, A friend of mine and I opened a really old bottle of wine (from 1983) but the cork said 2005 on it….were we duped? Did we buy a fraudulent bottle? – Will   Dear Will, It really depends on the bottle in question. Some producers that hang onto old vintages of their wines…

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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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