Leaving Danbury, CT at 8-9am on Saturday. Need to be at an event in Newport, RI by 4:30pm. I'm going to tour The Breakers, but what else should I do, either on the way or once I get there? Especially looking for arts & crafts/fabric/yarn stores beyond the usual big box ones.
My beloved and I are heading to Providence tomorrow for a day trip. How big is the RISD museum? Is it a 1 1/2 hour museum or a day-long museum? For comparison, we're pretty familiar with the Boston MFA or the Gardner or the Frick.
I'm trying to get some work done on the train from Providence to Back Bay. I have Verizon Wireless, which works well until about Mansfield inbound. After that I barely have data at all. The in-car wifi is mostly non-operational and unusable (I have heard that the new management company is prioritizing upgrading the wifi but that's an 18 month project). What cell network do you use for reliable data service for this journey?
We just moved to Providence. Help us get involved in it! [more inside]
Where can I buy Inca Kola (a type of Peruvian soda) in Providence, RI and/or is there a Peruvian population in Rhode Island and where do they live? [more inside]
I'm traveling to E. Greenwich, RI for a wedding in September and it's about $60 cheaper per person to fly into Boston than to Providence (arrive Thursday 3 pm - depart 7 pm Monday) I don't really want to deal with the traffic driving from Boston to Providence so I'm looking into rail options but I can't make heads or tails of the MBTA schedule. 1) Can I pick up the Providence line at the airport or would I have to get a cab or bus to the train? 2) Can I take my luggage (probably two bags)? 3) Can I rent a car on arrival in Providence? 4) What will it cost?
I am looking for a psychiatrist in or near Providence, one who specializes in eating disorders or alcohol abuse. Has anyone been helpful to you? Recommendations for psychologists appreciated as well.
What are the some places to buy lovingly and humanely raised eggs, dairy and meat near Fall River, Massachusetts? [more inside]
Next week I'll be moving from NYC to Providence. I'll be driving a rental truck one way with all my stuff in it and as I'm new to Providence, I'm looking for recommendations for people to hire to help me unload the truck into my new place. [more inside]
I'm living in Rhode Island for three or so more weeks before moving. What have I missed that I need to do?! [more inside]
Where to stay for one night between Providence and NYC? [more inside]
Can you compare living in Boston with living in Providence? [more inside]
I have NYC-Boston down to a science. Now please help me figure out the other end of my trip to the suburbs in a sane fashion. [more inside]
Please suggest bike routes in New England that meet some specific criteria. We took our son on a section of the East Bay Bike Path near Providence for his first bike ride last week and he loved it. He sits in an iBert on Mom's bike. We are looking for similar routes. In looking for similar I articulate what specifically I think is good about this path for us in the extended explanation. We can ride weekdays in addition to weekends. Thanks. [more inside]
A friend is moving to Providence, RI - where should he live? Where can he find reliable apartment listings, or well-situated, reasonably priced apartment complexes? What else does he need to know? [more inside]
Providence Rhode Island one day party [more inside]
Craft cocktails in Providence, RI? Looking for any craft cocktail bars in the city that you care to recommend, though especially in the downtown area, if any exist there. Thanks.
We need a sanity check on this trip, please! My partner and I are planning on getting out of South Carolina by this summer. We know we'd like to live further north, but there are five places we're considering and we're trying to plan the most economical yet useful trip to help us decide. So: what is the cheapest way to visit Pittsburgh, PA, Syracuse, NY, Burlington, VT, Portland, ME, and Providence, RI in a week? [more inside]
Where are there current, thriving Occupy encampments? [more inside]
My s.o. is applying for a medical residency in the US. We'll know where we're going to be placed in mid-March and chances are good that we'll end up in Baltimore, New Haven or Providence. I work in a field with very limited options in these three places and I'm wondering what I can do over the next few months, if anything, to prepare in case I have to move and get a new job. [more inside]
Please help me find some events, nice restaurants, and semi-formal occasions to get really dressed up for in and around southern New England, and not feel overdressed, for a bunch of 45-year-olds?
PVD to Boston MBTA filter: Does the Inbound Providence / Stoughton line stop at Ruggles Station the first time--or is it true you have to loop around before they let you off?
PVD to Boston MBTA filter: Does the Inbound Providence / Stoughton line stop at Ruggles Station the first time--or is it true you have to loop around before they let you off? [more inside]
What is Providence, RI like? [more inside]
Ideas for bachelorette party in Providence, RI? I really wanted to do a group hot tub/ sauna thing but have not been able to find a place. I have a group of about 12 ladies. I love the outdoors, spas, games. It would be nice to do something intimate where we can talk and bond. Also, a low price point is important because the girls are all coming from out of town. Thanks so much for your help!
Looking for a good but inexpensive restaurant in Providence, RI to hold my wedding rehearsal dinner. Any recommendations? It can be a short drive outside of the city too. Thank you for your help!
Looking for reputable landlords and/or a good apartment broker in Providence, RI. [more inside]
Providence/Boston working couple- where should we live, how do we get to work, and how doable/un-awesome is it? [more inside]
I am getting married in providence, RI and having the reception in Cranston, RI. I am in the process of creating a list of hotels, B&B and things to do for guests. Any recommendations for: Hotels B&B's Things to do around town Info on how to get deals at hotels for wedding guests? Thank you so much for your help and happy holidays!
A moderately-priced casual restaurant for dinner with coworkers within walking distance from the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence? [more inside]
Where should I park to catch the Acela from Providence, RI? [more inside]
Things to do in Providence when you're not dead but dreaming? [more inside]
I would like to get a haircut in Providence RI this weekend: please advise. [more inside]
Providence, RI: Best place for a facial treatment?
In 1976 Saul Steinberg showed everyone how New Yorkers see the world. Does your city have its own 'View of the World from 9th Avenue?' [more inside]
Good places to "hook-up", as the kids say, with women in the Boston or Providence area? [more inside]
What's the best/cheapest way to get to Terminal B at Boston's Logan Airport so that I'll make a 7 am domestic flight on a Tuesday?
What's the best/cheapest way to get to Terminal B at Boston's Logan Airport so that I'll make a 7 am domestic flight on a Tuesday? When do I have to be there? [more inside]
I am moving from Brooklyn, NY to Providence, RI next month. I have a full-size upright piano which needs to be moved. The problem is, my dream apartment in Providence is on the second floor and so the piano will either need 4-5 movers or a crane (as per a quote) because of the winding stairs. Piano movers have given me crazy expensive quotes (around $2000) which I cannot afford. I do have a quote for about $500 from local movers to unload the piano into the apartment from a truck, probably less if they can bring it up the stairs (that's with a crane). Which of the following options would you choose, or do you have another solution entirely? Any piano mover recommendations for NYC-Providence accepted! [more inside]
playing in fountains and other alternative entertainment (in/near RI)? [more inside]
I'm looking for good places to eat in Providence, RI and Boston. Should be accessible by public transportation. Interested in Clam chowder, lobster, sushi, etc ...
Any must see places in Providence and Boston?
Any other tips to a traveler to these areas also welcome :-)
Any must see places in Providence and Boston?
Any other tips to a traveler to these areas also welcome :-)
Where is the best place to eat affordable seafood in Rhode Island that is accessible from Providence on public transit?
Where is the best place to eat affordable seafood in Rhode Island that is accessible from Providence on public transit? [more inside]
A while ago, I had the battery to my (nice) watch replaced while on vacation. Since it was water resistant to a decent depth, I had the store do a water pressure test, post-replacement. Not too long after, but definitely after the vacation, the watch stopped working. It would also fog up inside the watch face. I want my watch to work again, but I've lost a bit of faith in the average jewelry store. I live in Providence RI. Do you know any reputable, reliable, and skilled watch repair persons?
Any used car dealerships--and particular dealers--near Providence, RI (or around) whom you would recommend? [more inside]
A good vet in or around Providence, RI? [more inside]
Which cell phone provider has the best data access in Providence, RI? [more inside]
Does anyone have any information about a Chinatown bus that goes from Providence to NYC? [more inside]
Providence Rhode Island Filter: Brother is here for the first time and is leaving this Sunday. We have a car, like food, music and art. [more inside]
YANMA, so any suggestions for an accountant in/around Providence, RI? And how much should it cost for a consultation? [more inside]
Best place to see fireworks near Providence on the 4th of July? [more inside]
Things to consider when looking for accomodation in Providence ? [more inside]
So I'm going to the Death Cab for Cutie concert in Providence tonight, coming from Boston. It turns out that renting a car and driving is cheaper than seeing the act in Boston due to ridiculous fees. However, the concert's been moved to the Brown University campus. For those who know the campus well--how easy is it to find parking after 5 near Meeham Auditorium? Will it be cheaper/easier to get street parking? Any secretly perfect parking spots? (and so on!) Google Satellite view shows a parking lot right in front of the place, but if it's not public I'd like to avoid circling for parking in a relatively unfamiliar place. Thanks!
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