Luca Sawada
Coldwell Banker Real Estate
196 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02906

401-585-7679 Office


Guide to Providence RI Community Resources


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


Commuter Rail - MBTA
Providence/Boston Commuter Rail

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

car rental by the hour

RI Public Transit Authority "RIPTA"

Amtrak - Providence Station

Providence City Parks
Public Park Locator

Bike Downtown
Bicycle Commuting


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


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

Yawgoo Valley

Jen McWalters Studio
Pilates & Yoga

Narragansett Bay Wheelmen
Bicycle Club


Rhode Island Hospital

Women & Infants Hospital

Hasbro Children's Hospital

The Miriam Hospital


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

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

Parks, Beaches & Greenspace

State Beaches & Parks

Roger Williams National Memorial
Smallest National Park

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence Dog Parks

Attractions & Happenings

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


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

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


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


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

Skinner Auctions
Antiques & Fine Art Auctions

Arts - Crafts - Design - Artist Direct

RISD Alumni Arts & Crafts SALE

Providence Fine Furnishings Show

Foundry Artists Holiday SALE

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


Providence Performing Arts Center

Trinity Repertory Company

Providence Black Repertory Company

Rhode Island Philharmonic

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

Haruki East

Newport Dinner Train

Rue De L'Espoir

10 Prime Steak & Sushi
Nouveau Surf & Turf

Cafe Nuovo
contemporary cuisine

Capricco Restaurant

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

Temple Downtown Restaurant & Lounge

India Restaurant

The Butcher Shop Cafe & Deli

Bacaro Restaurant

100 Martinis



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

Tuscan Soul Food

Turkish Hookah Lounge

Bravo Brasserie

Wineries & Breweries

Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.
Newport Storm Beer

Sakonnet Vineyards

Westport Rivers Vineyard


Coffee Exchange
Coffee Shop - In Fox Point

JavaSpeed Scooters
Scooter & Coffee Shop

The Edge Cafe
in Wayland Square

White Electric Coffee

Perkatory Coffee House


Westin Providence Hotel

The Old Court Bed & Breakfast

Christopher Dodge House Bed & Breakfast

The Hotel Providence


Providence Public Radio - 1290 AM

Rhode Island Pride

World Affairs Council of RI