Last Burnside Park Beer Garden of the season

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Photo from Greater Kennedy Plaza After being extended for two more weeks, tonight is for real the last Burnside Park Beer Garden Music Series event of the year. We’ve had a great season featuring a wide array of local music–clearly Providence has a wealth of talent! We have one more night for you on Thursday, Sept 19. Grupo Sazon, is …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © GoProvidenceRI Photo © provbenson2009

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Ken Zirkel Photo © provbenson2009

Summer Solstice Celebration at Burnside Park, June 23

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It’s nearly time for the return of Burnside Park beer gardens, outdoor evening concerts and storytime mornings—along with a host of new programs starting this summer! On June 23rd, 2012 Greater Kennedy Plaza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism are kicking off the summer season with the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration On the Plaza! A FREE, all-day …

A likely unpopular take on Food Trucks

In Retail by Jef Nickerson13 Comments

Photo (cc) stu_spivack I’ve been watching the slow emergence of Food Truck culture in Providence and have mostly been happy about it. The Food Trucks popping up thus far have good food, they bring a certain cachet to the city, they are hip, young, fun, all the things Providence wants to be. However, in the back of my mind, I’ve …