In an event at the Columbus Theater, Urban Greens Food Co-op announced the future location of its consumer-owned grocery store. The retail store will be located at 93 Cranston Street, the site of the old Louttit Laundry...
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Providence shop local campaign and free holiday parking
Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined local businesses owners and representatives from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce to kick-off the #ThinkPVD campaign encouraging residents and visitors to “think, shop and buy...
PBN: J.C. Penney store closing at Providence Place Mall
The J.C. Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among a number of underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country, according to media reports.
WPRO: Former Rhode Island Mall to become factory outlets
The developers of the former Rhode Island Mall are hoping to open "The Outlets at Rhode Island Mall" late next year.
City launches storefront improvement grant program
Participating businesses are eligible to receive reimbursements for 50-percent of eligible storefront costs, up to $10,000. The city's Department of Economic Development will assist small businesses that wish to make...
City kicks off 2013 Buy Providence/Buy Art shopping campaign
The City of Providence encourages people to buy local and buy art this holiday season with their Buy Providence/Buy Art program.
Holiday events tonight
Every night at Craftland we are here for your art buying needs, but tonight is extra special. Join us to celebrate this year's 5 Providence artists who have their images on the Buy Art Providence buttons.
Warwick Beacon: RI Mall to have new life as home to big box retailers
Depending on retailer demands, Winstanley said the building could house either two or four large stores.
PBN: Boutique shops build momentum
The downtown boutique retail scene has been growing for many years and appears to be picking up momentum again after weathering the recession and end of the historic-tax-credit program that helped fuel it in the...
Nikki’s Liquors seeks to move to Broadway
Many beer afficianados across southern New England are familiar with Nikki’s Liquors on the North Providence / Providence line. Nikki’s is famous for originating the Mix-a-six whereby one can make their own...
Historic Poirier’s Diner moving to Westminster Street
Historic Poirier's Diner to find new home on Westminster Street on the city's West Side. Open for business in the spring / summer of 2012.
Free parking for holiday shopping
City of Providence to offer free parking in retail districts citywide for holiday shoppers.
10th Annual Craftland Show starts November 25th
Craftland kicks off its 10th annual Holiday Show on Friday, November 25, 2011 with thousands of gifts for everyone on your list. Craftland Show features products from 160 artists from around New England and the entire...
What should go there? Providence Place Borders Edition
What should go into the space at the mall being vacated by Borders?
Like/Dislike: Lunchtime snapshots
Yay new retail, boo restricted sidewalks.
The Fertile Underground Grocery at 1577 Westminster Street
The Fertile Underground at 1577 Westminster Street is have a pledge drive on Kickstarter. Also, there is a party at 1577 Westminster Street on May 6th.
Reader Submission: Wayland Square
A reader shares with us some photos of Wayland Square.
Putting a cone on the Rhode Island Mall
The Rhode Island Mall is closing down, so what should become of it?