SHOPPING

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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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Mother’s Day Must Haves

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 13! There’s still time to find unique and thoughtful gifts for Mom, while also supporting small businesses in Providence. Here are some of our favorite finds around Downcity: Craftland 212 Westminster Street http://www.craftlandshop.com We love this “Mama Bear” t-shirt so much! Pair it with a nice soap,…

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Taco Fest: Rock & Roll Yard Sale

The Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale will return to Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest with 60+ vendors offering a mix of records, vintage finds, and handmade goods. Check out the full list of yard sale vendors here:  https://rockandrollyardsale.com/upcoming-events/ THE GIST What: 7th Annual Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest featuring the Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale When: Saturday,…

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Taco Fest: Eat & Drink

EAT Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest is back on May 5 with even more food options for you this year. Join us in Grant’s Block and along Westminster Street in downtown Providence to enjoy delicious tacos and other delectable bites from: Poco Loco Durk’s Bar-B-Q Mijos Troop Fugo Paco’s Tacos Weenie Wizard Matilda Friskie Fries Like No…

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Spring Reading in Downcity

Now that it’s finally almost spring-like, it’s time to get outdoors! Here are some new arrivals found at Symposium Books, paired with some of our favorite spots in Downcity to settle in with a good book: Soak up the sun in Grant’s Block   Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot Heart Berries is a…

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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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St. Patrick’s Day Picks

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations officially kicked off last weekend in Providence. Here are some ways you can add some green to your March 17 celebrations with just a few Downcity stops.   Start your day with warm Irish Soda Bread from Ellie’s Bakery.   From cocktail books to glassware to shakers, Homestyle has all the…

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Ask Eno, NYE: What the Heck is a Comet Vintage?

Dear Eno, What in the heck is a “Comet Vintage”? – Shawna   Dear Shawna, A “Comet Vintage” is a super great vintage!   This term denoting an extraordinary wine vintage originates from 1811 in France when a comet appeared before that year’s harvest. This is still considered the most famous comet vintage of them…

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Ask Eno, NYE: Sweet Prosecco or Dry?

Dear Eno, Is Prosecco considered sweet or dry? – Dina              Dear Dina, It depends – most Prosecco ranges from dry to off-dry.   Luckily most sparkling wines remove the guessing work and tell us how sweet a given wine will be right on the label!  Many regions and producers use…

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