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Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel July 26, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Although Providence isn’t one of the biggest cities in the northeast, its location between major cities Boston and New York bring it big name performance acts that you may not expect for its size. Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel is a popular venue for music, comedy and spoken word acts throughout the year....

Scandalous and on Sale: Quirky Providence Eats

Scandalous and on Sale: Quirky Providence Eats July 19, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Federal Hill is home to a strong Italian-American community that is a product of massive Italian immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Providence reaps the benefits of this population through top notch, albeit relatively expensive, Italian food that cannot be beat by anywhere in at least...

Little Havana meets Little Italy

Little Havana meets Little Italy July 12, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Hotel Dolce Villa plops a swanky South Beach attitude into the small-town charm of Little Italy. The owner is the same proprietor of multiple successful Federal Hill establishments including Mediterraneo, Gepetto’s, and Caffe Dolce Vita. Owner Gianfranco Marrocco intends to make it “the crowing...

Light Up Your Night at WaterFire

Light Up Your Night at WaterFire July 5, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
One of the most famous Providence events is WaterFire on the three rivers that frame Providence’s landscape – the Moshassuck, Woonasquatucket, and Providence Rivers, of which the first two combine to form the third. WaterFire are on-water sculptures installed by Barnaby Evans in the 1990s to signify...