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Farmer's Markets Abound in Providence

Written by ChelCesa on 04 Mar, 2006

In the summer months there are a variety of locations where one can find delectable, farm fresh produce, meats, pasta, preserves, and more. These markets usually run during the summer and fall months, approximately June to October.Broad Street Farmers' Market, Algonquin House, 807 Broad St.,…Read More


Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa

Written by ChelCesa on 06 Feb, 2006

The Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, located in the Biltmore Hotel, is a haven from the hustle and bustle of a thriving city. My experience began on a rainy winter day, as everyone's does who attends the Red Door Spa, with free valet parking. A…Read More


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Walking About

Written by Tavia on 10 Jan, 2001

Not enough can be said about walking through this city. Whether you're walking on Thayer Street to go shopping or through College Hill, the neighborhood where Brown University makes its home, you will enjoy what you see. Along Thayer Street, you will find local merchants…Read More


Roger Williams National Memorial

Written by reef2020 on 01 Dec, 2000

This is a beautiful little unit of the National Park System, right in downtown Providence. It honors Roger Williams as the founder of the first government in the world with complete religious freedom for all (see previous entry in this journal for more about him). Unlike…Read More


Roger Williams: Providence's Founder

Written by reef2020 on 30 Oct, 2000

Back in the early 1600s, there weren't many folks who stirred up more trouble in New England than Roger Williams. In fact, he was kicked out of some of the best neighborhoods in New England: Boston, Salem and Plymouth. Williams came to America seeking, as many…Read More


Dave & Buster's

Written by m2fernandes on 26 Feb, 2006

I wasn't sure what to title this, so that's why it is in the "experiences" category. If you have never heard of Dave & Buster's, consider it like a Chuck E. Cheese's for adults. This playground is located on the top portion of the 3rd…Read More


Great Architecture

Written by reef2020 on 01 Dec, 2000

Providence is home to an incredible variety of architecture that dates from tiny homes of the early 1700s to the beautiful bridges and landscapes of the new Waterplace Park. A great way to get a feel for the city's architectural majesty is by taking part…Read More


Dining out in Providence

Written by finzup on 05 May, 2001

Providence has some great restaurants to choose from. I''ve listed some below, along with an approximate price range, and type of food. $ = cheap, under $10 $$ = moderate, $10-20 $$$ = expensive $20-up Capitol Grille - $$$ - Steaks - in old Train station Hemenways - $$$…Read More


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