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Parking in Downcity During the Holidays

You may have noticed that we love our local businesses and lovingly promote our favorite stores. We are Downtown Providence’s biggest cheerleaders, and regularly reap in the benefits of being so close to so much amazing commerce. However, we understand that sometimes parking can be an issue for our neighbors outside of the district. That’s…

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Gifts for the Guys

Let’s face it, the guys on our list aren’t always the easiest to shop for. I mean really, how many ties can dad’s closet hold? How many specialty pens can you jam into your man-friends pocket? Luckily, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite items from Downcity that are perfect for our favorite dudes.  

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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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Alternative Cookbooks with Symposium

Do you have someone coming over this Thanksgiving with dietary restrictions? Maybe you want to host a Friendsgiving, but don’t want to overwhelm your guests with more of the same stuffings and casseroles. Perhaps, you’re just tired of your standard repertoire. Never fear, Symposium Books has a whole host of books to help you get…

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Championship Melt at #Celebratedowncity17

We are thrilled to welcome Championship Melt to #Celebratedowncity17! After sitting down with food truck restaurateur Drew Cordeiro, we’re thinking that grilled cheese will be a highlight for this Small Business Saturday. How and why did you start cooking? What is your background? My first job was a grill cook at D’Angelo Sandwich Shop when…

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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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