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EVENTS, OUTDOORS, THINGS TO DO

ROCKET’S RED GLARE OVER NEWPORT HARBOR

Tori Trogani - July 6, 2016

It ought to be celebrated by pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other…

JOHN ADAMS

One of my favorite things about summer is going outside on a balmy summer evening to watch fireworks. So many of my most magical childhood memories involve streaks of colorful light exploding across dark skies, illuminating the awed faces of spectators as sparkles rain down. Its a stunning and exhilarating experience and this year, I was determined that we were going to see some 4th of July fireworks.

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EATS & DRINKS, RESTAURANTS

I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE…EATING PASTA

Tori Trogani - July 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July! Our post is up late today, I know, but I’m very excited to tell you about the 4th of July outing we just had so you can check out some of amazing places we went. We decided to take a trip down to Newport tonight to see the Newport Harbor Fireworks (post going up on Wednesday!), but on the way, we stopped for dinner at Pasta Beach.  

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CAFÉ, CASUAL DINING, EATS & DRINKS, SPILL THE BEANS

SPILL THE BEANS: REDEFINING ARTISAN IN WAYLAND SQUARE

Tori Trogani - June 6, 2016

My mom and I actually first stumbled upon L’artisan while in pursuit of a totally different bakery/restaurant. We got really into the show Unique Eats on the Cooking Channel about two years back and when a place in Providence got featured we knew we had to check it out. We set out to find La Laiterie at Farmstead in Wayland Square with a lot of excitement only to find that they had since closed and the owners had moved back to Boston where they had opened a new restaurant called Townsman (which we are dying to try out!).

But it wasn’t a wasted trip because while we were driving around, confused, looking for La Laiterie we found the beautiful L’artisan Café & Bakery instead!

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BARS, CAFÉ, EATS & DRINKS

DUCKS AND BUNNIES, AND DRINKS, OH MY!

Julia Trogani - June 1, 2016

I kept hearing about the Duck & Bunny from friends…and seeing Facebook posts of delectable treats…and a pretty little garden to relax and unwind in. Curious,  I looked up their website: It’s a “snuggery,” it said – a real word meaning a “cosy and comfortable place”. Well, who wouldn’t want to spend time at a snuggery?

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BARS, CASUAL DINING, EATS & DRINKS

A TRIP TO A WEST SIDE TRAILER PARK

Tori Trogani - May 16, 2016

Three words: Gourmet. Tater. Tots. Do I have your attention yet? Good, now prepare yourself because what I’m about to show you is going to change your life.

This is Ogie’s Trailer Park. 

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AT THE BIJOU, THINGS TO DO

AT THE BIJOU: AN EAST SIDE CLASSIC

Julia Trogani - May 9, 2016

In this modern era of movie viewing, when you can watch almost anything you want anytime you want, it’s kind of amazing that people still go to movie theaters at all!  But there is something about the shared experience of seeing a movie, especially in the beautiful, vintage theaters that now house many of our art house cinemas, that keeps people coming back for more.

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OUTDOORS, THINGS TO DO

STROLLING DOWN THE BOULEVARD

Tori Trogani - October 29, 2015

It officially feels like fall!

I always get very excited when the leaves start changing. It means I can pull out my autumn wardrobe and start wearing my cozy sweaters and my insanely large collection of boots. It means hot cider, pumpkin spice lattes, and hot chocolate with nutmeg and cinnamon. It means Halloween and Thanksgiving (and that Christmas is quickly approaching). It means it’s the season for my all-time favorite smell: chimney smoke on crisp, cold air. And, of course, it also means gorgeous, colorful trees.

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SHOPPING, THINGS TO DO

WICKENDEN’S BEST FLOWER SHOP

Tori Trogani - October 27, 2015

I don’t know where my obsession with fresh flowers comes from.

It might be that it’s in my genes. My great-grandfather was a florist and owned a large florist business in Philadelphia. He actually used to enter my grandmother into baby parades in the early 1930s in Wildwood and Cape May, NJ. She would pose on a float overflowing with gorgeous fresh flowers as he pulled her proudly down the boardwalk.

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CAFÉ, CASUAL DINING, EATS & DRINKS

A HIDDEN GEM IN PROVIDENCE’S JEWELRY DISTRICT

Julia Trogani - October 22, 2015

There is almost nothing I’d rather do than to sit in a cool cafe, sip a delicious cappuccino and eat inspired, thoughtfully prepared food. Olga’s Cup + Saucer exceeds expectations on all counts: having one of coolest vibes and most creative cafe menus in the foodie-friendly city of Providence.

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