Troop Restaurant

Foodie Providence: Troop

Hands down – Troop is the best place in to lose track of time over music, cocktails, conversation and killer food. You can’t come to Providence without visiting the place that Architectural Digest calls one of America’s Most Beautifully Designed Bars, or that Food Network Magazine named as one of the country’s Most Instagrammable. What […]

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glass blowing

Cool Providence: Glass Blowing

Do you want to try glass blowing, but don’t know where to begin? Cross that item off your bucket list the next time you are in Providence. The Gather Glass Studio offers one-hour “Make Your Own” classes where novice blowers can try their hands at a variety of techniques, including glass ornaments to pint glasses! […]

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Gun Totem Sculpture

Cool Providence: The Gun Totem

Art is everywhere in Providence – which isn’t surprising given that our city is home to The Rhode Island School of Design, one of the nation’s preeminent art institutes. You’ll find an exceptionally impactful sculpture standing just outside the Federal Courthouse. The 12 foot “Gun Totem”, by artist Boris Bally, is constructed of steel, concrete, […]

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Providence Athenaeum

Cool Providence: The Athenaeum

H.P. Lovecraft visited often, calling it “a charming little library.” The art collection includes an original Édouard Manet. It’s the place where Edgar Allen Poe got dumped. And it’s also and where you might discover Walt Whitman’s handwritten notes on the pages of an 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass. Welcome to the Providence Athenaeum. […]

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