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Signs of a city walkabout

My friend Maria Ruggieri and I went walkabout – as Crocodile Dundee would say – in downtown Providence yesterday evening. We popped into a number of new restaurants, the first being Layali, a restaurant/bar (opened by owners of the late … Continue reading

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Our Downcity walkabout

On a clear, modestly chilly evening that just about defines New England in November, hundreds were out on the streets of downtown Providence. No doubt thousands more were inside on the seats of downtown’s robust round-robin of local restaurants and … Continue reading

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Boogie nights in Providence

Saturday night saw the culmination of the first annual Providence International Arts Festival, and your roving correspondent was there. With son Billy and superbuddy Maria Ruggieri, we parked and set off down wild Washington Street on our way to WaterFire. … Continue reading

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Italy’s got beauty, eh?

My friend Maria Ruggieri, the famous jewelry designer of Providence (her firm, Ti Adoro, at tiadorojewelry.com), recently visited the Italian family seat of her boyfriend, Gigi,¬†of Toronto, who is from the lovely region of Lake Orta near Milan. She took … Continue reading

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