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Weekend Round Up: 6.9.17

  IN-STORE TASTING PLANTATION RUM Eno Fine Wines :: 225 Westminster Street :: June 9th :: 4:30-6:30pm :: Free!  Come grab a taste of affordable, delicious, award-winning rum from Barbados!  Tasting their silver, 5 year, and special pineapple rum.   DOWNTOWN LIVING TOUR 115 Empire Street :: June 10th :: 11am-5pm :: $7-$10 Visit 11 apartment…

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Indowncity Picks for Father’s Day

Shopping for dad can sometimes be kinda tough– he is so used to providing, sometimes he’s not that great at receiving! However, we think these classy items found at stores like Clover, Craftland, Queen of Hearts, Eno, and Providence Optical have just the right amount of levity, style, and practicality to really send that message…

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Try Gracie’s Spring Menu – Before it’s Gone!

Photos by J Wessel Photography. All text adapted from the Gracie’s Blog   Peas, ramps, asparagus, and fiddlehead ferns are just some of the brightly flavored ingredients showing up on the new menu at Gracie’s. This is, perhaps, the most exciting season of the year in regards to local ingredients. Unfortunately for us New Englanders,…

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Summer reads from Symposium

Our picks from Symposium– you know, in case we get to indulge in the beach this summer! New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland…

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Downtown Providence Living Tour is this weekend!

Visit 11 apartment buildings, all in one afternoon! On Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11 AM to 5 PM, the Downtown Providence Living Tour will highlight several restored properties along with popular buildings that were featured on previous tours. We hope you’ll join, whether you’re interested in renting an apartment downtown or simply want to spend the day exploring…

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Future Mondays at Aurora: 6.05.17

  Each and every Monday, a dazzling array of artists and musicians will grace the Aurora stage to enact a performance which will benefit an organization selected as the chosen beneficiary of the month. JUNE WILL BENEFIT: Rhode Island Pride! The mission of Rhode Island Pride is to create opportunities for integrating and promoting visibility for the…

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Ask Eno: Why can’t I drink red wine with fish?

Dear Eno, As someone who almost exclusively drinks red wine, why am I not supposed to pair red wine with fish? – Pat            Dear Pat, The old saying suggests very simply that red meat goes with red wine and therefore fish goes with white wine. You might be relieved to hear…

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PVDFest Artist Highlight: Rebecca Volynsky

As a part of PVDFest, local artist Rebecca Volynsky has created a mural that spans neighborhoods. Cultivate, Then Bloom explores self acceptance — the evolution of which creates opportunity to grow. Largely inspired by Russian folk art and botanical illustration, Cultivate is a mixed media mural that is designed to fade over the next couple of weeks–much the…

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Gear Up For Movies On The Block!

This summer, every Thursday, you’re going to be outside, braving the elements for a full two hours. Yes, it’ll be tough on those soporific summer nights, lounging at Grant’s Block and watching the cinema! You’ll of course need some gear to survive: What if you get hungry or thirsty? Never fear, Downcity’s Gear Guide is…

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PVDFest Profile: Craftland Artist Market Place!

cover photo from @providenceflea The Artist Marketplace, powered by Craftland, will feature local artists and designers on Westminster Street in Providence, RI. Running from 11am until 6pm, the Marketplace promises to light up and activate the Westminster Street corridor during this year’s PVDfest. Focussing on artists, artisans, and makers, the curated street fair showcases the overflowing…

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