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Guide to Providence RI Community Resources



General

Providence neighborhoods
East Side, College Hill, Fox Point, Wayland, Blackstone, Mt. Hope, Hope, Downtown

Community Calander
Fun things to see and do

Providence Weather


Providence Public Library


International House
Support Group for International Students

Brown Univ. International Student Services





Transportation

Commuter Rail - MBTA
Providence/Boston Commuter Rail

T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
Minutes from Providence

Zipcar
car rental by the hour

RI Public Transit Authority "RIPTA"


Amtrak - Providence Station


Providence City Parks
Public Park Locator


Bike Downtown
Bicycle Commuting


Schools

Brown University
Providence's Ivy League University

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Renowned art school

Johnson & Wales University
College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality

Moses Brown School
Independent, N-12

Public Schools
Elementary: MLK, Gregorian
Middle: Green
High School: Classical

Catholic Schools of Rhode Island


Wheeler School
Independent, N-12

Gordon School
Independent, N-8

Lincoln School
Independent, Girls N-12

The French-American School
Independent, P-6

Providence Hebrew Day School
Independent - Early Child. - 8

Paul Cuffee School
Charter School - K-8




Sports

New England Patriots


Boston Celtics


Providence Bruins
AHL Hockey Team

New England Revolution
Professional Soccer

Boston Red Sox


Providence College - Friars
College Basketball - Big East

University of Rhode Island - Rams
College Basketball - Atlantic 10

Pawtucket Red Sox
Minor League Baseball

Dunkin' Donuts Center
Providence Civic Center


Health & Fitness

East Side YMCA


Rhode Island Golf Assn.


Agawam Hunt C.C.


Rhode Island Country Club


Metacomet Country Club


Wannamoisett Country Club


Ski
Yawgoo Valley

Jen McWalters Studio
Pilates & Yoga

Narragansett Bay Wheelmen
Bicycle Club


Hospitals

Rhode Island Hospital


Women & Infants Hospital


Hasbro Children's Hospital


The Miriam Hospital





Food

Whole Foods Market


Farmer's Markets


Eastside Marketplace
Independent Grocery

Trader Joe's


Campus Fine Wines


Farmstead Fine Cheese & Edibles


Watch Hill Oysters
Oyster Farm

Fellini's Pizza


The Pizza Gourmet


Seven Stars Bakery


Narragansett Creamery
RI-Made Cheese (the best!)

New Harvest Coffee Roasters
Artisan Coffee

Gasbarro's Wine


RI Vegetables Harvest Calendar



Houses of Worship

The Islamic Center of RI


First Unitarian Church
Founded 1723

Temple Beth-El


Temple Emanu-El


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church


Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul
Roman Catholic

Grace Church
Episcopal

First Unitarian Church


Beneficent Congregational Church
United Church of Christ

Providence Presbyterian Church


The First Baptist Church in America
The Oldest Baptist Church in the U.S.

Mathewson Street United Methodist Church


First Universalist Church


Central Congregational Church
United Church of Christ

Mount Hope Community Baptist Church


St. Stephen's Church
Episcopal


Parks, Beaches & Greenspace

State Beaches & Parks


Roger Williams National Memorial
Smallest National Park

Roger Williams Park Zoo


Providence Dog Parks



Attractions & Happenings

WaterFire
A must see!

Gondola cruise


Providence Nightlife


Mohegan Sun Casino


Providence Roller Derby
Just for Fun!

Block Island


Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park



Historic Sites

Newport Mansions


The Providence Athenaeum Library
America's Fourth Oldest Library, founded 1753

The First Baptist Church in America circa 1774


Touro Synagogue
Oldest Synagogue in America

Providence Art Club
America's first art club

Providence Preservation Society


Rhode Island Historical Society


The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society



Museums

RISD Museum


John Brown House Museum Museum


Heritage Harbor Museum
Rhode Island Historical Society

Museum of Natural History & Planetarium


Whitehorne House


Hunter House, Newport


Historic New England (formerly SPNEA)
New England History Organization

Preserve Rhode Island
Protecting RI Historic Structures

Slater Mill
Where the Industrial Revolution began

John Hay Library - Brown University
Rare Books & Special Collections

The John Carter Brown Library - Brown University
For advanced research in history & the humanities



Children's Attractions

Children's Museum


Athenaeum Children's Library


Museum of Natural History & Planetarium


RI Rock Gym
Indoor rock climbing

Palmer River Equestrian Center


Kidoinfo
Fun things for kids & parents

Button Hole Golf Course
Golf for kids

RI Fencing Academy & Club
Learn to fence

Ocean State School of Gymnastics


Providence Bicycle
Bike Shop

Providence Youth Ballet
Providence Youth Ballet

Providence Skating Center
Ice Skating / Skateboarding

Community Sailing


Roger Williams Park Zoo


Historic Carousel
Looff Carousel circa 1895

The Historic Ladd Observatory


Rhode Island Bike Paths



Shopping

Groupon Providence
Daily Discounts (we participate)

Providence Place Mall


Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
170 premium brand outlet stores

Apple Store - Providence


Downtown Shopping


Steinway Pianos


Mod Mama
For boys, girls, babies and moms

Marc Allen
Men's Clothier

Patriot Place Mall
Patriot's Stadium Shopping Mall

The Map Center
Maps Globes Atlases Charts

Briggs & Co.
BAD custom clothiers

Christiann Salon & Day Spa
Benefit Street

Simple Pleasures
Gifts - Clothing - Jewelry

Books on the Square


Design Sponge Providence


Celler Stories Bookstore
Used & Rare Books

Brown Bookstore


Hope Bindery
Book Repair & Restoration

Symposium Books
New Books


For Your Home

Wickford Appliance
Viking, Sub-Zero, Fisher & Paykel, LG, more . ..

Adler's Home Design Center
A Providence Institution - since 1919

Arsenault Restoration
General Contractor

Ardente Supply
Bath and plumbing fixtures

L. Sweet Lumber
Since 1885 - Independent, Quality Products

Homestyle


Brassworks Fine Home Details
Hearth Products, Decorative Hardware

Leonard J. Baum
Old-House Restoration Architect

Design Within Reach


IKEA Showroom & Warehouse
Stoughton, Massachusetts

Eldred Wheeler
Handcrafted 18th Century American Furniture

Leonards Antiques


The Stanley Weiss Collection
Antiques

Skinner Auctions
Antiques & Fine Art Auctions


Arts - Crafts - Design - Artist Direct

RISD Alumni Arts & Crafts SALE


Providence Fine Furnishings Show


Foundry Artists Holiday SALE


CRAFTLAND
Art & Craft Consortium

RISD | works
RISD Alumni Retail Store

Hope Artiste Village
Arts Businesses Collaborative

Indie Arts RI
Independent artists' portal

Providence Open Market
Art, handmade crafts, food, music

Richard Benjamin, photographer
Great photos of Rhode Island


Arts

PPAC
Providence Performing Arts Center

Trinity Repertory Company


Providence Black Repertory Company


Rhode Island Philharmonic


AS220
Uncensord arts

Festival Ballet


FirstWorks Providence
Connecting art with audiences

Arts & Business Council of RI


The Steelyard
Metalworking Arts

IMAX Theatre
Feinstein IMAX Theatre

The Center for Design & Business


Gallery Night Providence
Weekly Trolley Tours of Providence Galleries

David Winton Bell Gallery


New Urban Arts


Avon Cinema
Independent Films

Cable Car Cinema & Cafe
Independent Films & Coffee

Big NazO


The Players
America's Oldest Little Theatre

Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
Rock Concerts

The State Ballet of Rhode Island


RI International Film Festival



Some Great Restaurants

Al Forno Restaurant
Fine Northern Italian

New Rivers
An American Bistro

Pot au Feu
Fine French Salon & Bistro

Mediterraneo Cafe
Italian

Haruki East
Sushi

Newport Dinner Train


Rue De L'Espoir


10 Prime Steak & Sushi
Nouveau Surf & Turf

Cafe Nuovo
contemporary cuisine

Capricco Restaurant
Italian

Red Stripe Restaurant


Mill's Tavern Restaurant
Mobile 4 Star Award Winner

Apsara Palace
Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Cambodian Cuisines

The Capital Grille


DownCity Food & Cocktails


Eclectic Grille


Guido's Restaurant


Hemenway's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar


Pastiche Fine Desserts


Oak Restaurant


Trinity Brewhouse


Venda Ravioli


Wes' Rib House


Z Bar & Grille


White Horse Tavern
Newport, since 1673

Taste of India Restaurant


Garden Grille Cafe
vegan

Temple Downtown Restaurant & Lounge


India Restaurant
Indian

The Butcher Shop Cafe & Deli


Bacaro Restaurant


Olives
100 Martinis

Aspire


LJ's BBQ


Stanley's Famous Hamburgers


Citron Wine Bar & Bistro


Raphael Bar Risto


Waterplace Restaurant & Lounge


729 Hope Cafe
Eat-in or Take-out Cafe

Camille's Restaurant
Classical Italian

Blue Grotto
Italian Cuisine

Nick's on Broadway


Providence Oyster Bar


Local 121 Restaurant
Locally harvested food & drink

Pane e Vino
Regional Italian & Wine Bar

Zooma - Bar Restorante
Traditional Neapolitan dishes

Walter's Restaurant
La cucina d'Italia

Spiga Trattoria
Italian farm cooking

Siena
Tuscan Soul Food

Nara
Turkish Hookah Lounge

Bravo Brasserie



Wineries & Breweries

Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.
Newport Storm Beer

Sakonnet Vineyards


Westport Rivers Vineyard



Cafes

Coffee Exchange
Coffee Shop - In Fox Point

JavaSpeed Scooters
Scooter & Coffee Shop

The Edge Cafe
in Wayland Square

White Electric Coffee
Downtown

Perkatory Coffee House



Hotels

Westin Providence Hotel


The Old Court Bed & Breakfast


Christopher Dodge House Bed & Breakfast


The Hotel Providence




More

Providence Public Radio - 1290 AM


Rhode Island Pride


World Affairs Council of RI