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Valentine’s Day Picks

Whether you’re in love with love or are simply looking for an excuse to get out on a Wednesday, here are some Downcity spots that are sure to fill you with warm fuzzies.   DINING     Rosalina Rosalina serves contemporary Italian dishes in an upscale-yet-old-school Italian environment, complete with red checkered tablecloths. Make it…

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Meet Ashley

Hello, Providence! My name is Ashley Symons (pronounced SY-menz) and I’ll be running things here at InDowncity! Since you’ll be seeing and hearing a lot more from me, I thought I should introduce myself a bit. Here we go… Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan. Like most Michiganders, I feel a lot of pride about my home state….

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Ask Eno, NYE: What is Grand Cru?

Dear Eno, What does “Grand Cru” mean on a Champagne bottle? – Jim   Dear Jim, “Grand Cru” on a Champagne label indicates that the particular bottling is made entirely from grapes that come from Grand Cru villages. This is a marker of higher quality grapes (and therefore higher prices). Grand Cru Champagnes tend to…

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Ask Eno, NYE: Be the Perfect Guest

Dear Eno, What kind of wine should I bring to a dinner party if I’m unsure what they are serving? -Genn     Dear Genn, There are a couple of different directions you can go: 1. Sparkling Wine – A dry bubbly (look for “Brut” on the label) is agreat gift for a dinner party because…

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Gifts for the Gardener

Green thumbs don’t take a break during this wintry weather! Stock up on these beautiful items that will help their garden grow. Great for vines and heavy tomato plants, this twine and clothespin set from Craftland will straighten out your gardener’s plot! Also from Craftland, this attractive clay pot is really great for indoor and outdoor…

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Holiday Brews with Eno Fine Wines

Eno Fine Wines with all the right picks for last minute gifts, Christmas Day relaxation, or some low key hangs with friends and fam. St. Bernardus Christmas Ale is the youngest descendant in the illustrious family of delicious Abbey Ales by Brewery St. Bernardus. This specialty beer of 10% abv is characterized by its deep…

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Some Sparkle for the Holiday Table With Homestyle

Having a party? Homestyle is the perfect spot to find a little extra sparkle for your table. Whether it’s a sit-down meal with the whole family, or a hot-chocolate bar with your friends, getting a little glammed up for the holidays will make your party feel extra special. LED star lights are a convenient and…

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Ask Eno: The Oldest Sparkling Wine Producer

Dear Eno, Settle an argument between me and my friend: Which region has been making sparkling wine longer – Limoux or Champagne??  – Dustin   Dear Dustin, This is a debated point among us wine scholars too. It might be a draw for you and your friend (and the sake of your friendship)!   The claim…

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Weekend Round Up

Skate With Santa Alex and Ani City Center :: Saturday Dec 16 :: 12pm-2pm :: entrance rates apply Join us this Saturday, December 16 from 12pm-2pm for our Skate with Santa event. Santa and his elves will be here passing out candy canes. Come have your picture taken with Santa! PST! The first ten children…

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