103 Dike Street Providence, RI 02909 +1 401 383 1112
The neighborhood of Olneyville certainly has a lot to offer residents as well as visitors, being rich in history and culture, and also being the home of the quite popular Hot wieners. This neighborhood is also home to Fete. A lively, vibrant, and engaging music venue, Fete strives to increase the city's appeal in the music scene, playing host to local as well as national touring talent. Offering three rooms, Fete is here to ensure that the city sees a diverse program of music. See the website or call to know more.
101 Richmond St Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 383 7133
It is certainly impossible to stereotype The Spot Underground in to a particular type of establishment as it keeps on reinventing itself. This art center-cum-concert venue has a club feel to it, thereby attracting young and chic crowd. Everyday is like a party here and the crowded space vouches for its popularity. There is no restriction about the music genres and one can listen to variety of genres like reggae, rock, blues and jam. Apart from that, The Spot Underground also conducts classes pertaining to dance, music and art. And, before you fret, the venue doesn't let its guests be famished and serves excellent short eats and snacks. Check website for more details.
Independent rock artists/ bands on tour find a base in Providence at this unassuming do-it-yourself, house venue in residential area of Elmhurst. Various upcoming artists/ punk bands like Elise Powell, Vile Reign, Holy Night and bbigpigg have charmed the audience with their performances. Unlike the larger venues, this concert space offers intimacy with your favorite performers. So get ready to groove to lively punk music.
Off Kingstown Road University of Rhode Island Kingstown, RI 02881 +1 401 874 7267(Tickets)
The University of Rhode Island boasts a thriving Department of Athletics and Recreation. With over 15 sports programs on offer, their Kingston campus features several athletic fields. The Meade Stadium, Beck Field, Keaney Gymnasium, Mackal Field House, Tootell Aquatic Center, URI Soccer Complex, and URI Softball Field provide state-of-the-art facilities. They host an array of tournaments and sporting events. Also on premises are indoor track, swimming pools, tennis court and volleyball fields.
Squid Amps on Tingley Street is a small setup on Tingley Street where various underground bands, both local and nation, find their base in the city to perform. The venue attracts the underground music fans who visit the place to listen to the upcoming musicians in actions. In the past, hardcore rock bands like Convulsions, Furnace, Weak Teeth and Now Denial have entertained the crowd with their gigs and antics on stage.
Occupying the northern half of Poppasquash Neck peninsula, to the west of Bristol, Colt State Park offers a recreation zone for the entire family. Spread across 464 acres (187.77 hectares), this park offers biking and jogging trails, horse riding, fishing facilities, playgrounds and over 400 picnic tables. Fruit trees and flowering plants dot the expanse of this park. The park also offers picturesque views of the ocean. The Coggeshall Farm Museum, an open-air chapel and an observation deck are located on the premises of the Colt State Park.
78 Carter Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02861 +1 401 726 9873
German Hall is a part of the German-American Club of Rhode Island. It's a social club, where locals and expats hang around and meet to celebrate their respective culture. Concerts, dance performances, festivals like Oktoberfest, social nights and similar other events are hosted here. You can also hire the hall for private events and celebrations. Call ahead for more details.
210 Doyle Avenue Providence, RI 02912 +1 401 863 2323
Standing on a lush garden close to Brown University, this ancient relic is fairly small, but in pretty good shape considering that it was built in the 19th Century. Named after Herbert Ladd, the Ladd Observatory has assisted countless researchers in their quest for astronomical studies and today, finds itself on the list of the country's top historic monuments. The observatory is open to visitors on Tuesdays free of charge.
Spread across 48 acres (19.42 hectares) of farmland, Coggeshall Farm Museum gives visitors a glimpse into the agrarian life that was once central to New England. This living history museum recreates the early 19th century-farming era, right from historical buildings to guides dressed in the traditional wear. Visitors get an opportunity to perform farm activities, like milking cows, caring for the animals, gardening, chopping wood and more. Various activities are regularly conducted here, making your visit to the Coggeshall Farm Museum an entertaining as well as an educative one. Check website for varying admission rates.
Jacob Drive Bryant University Smithfield, RI 02917 +1 401 232 6070
One of the premier facilities managed by the Athletics Department of Bryant University, Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center is a multi-purpose arena. The arena is also home to the Bryan University Bulldogs basketball team, who play their home matches here. There is also a wellness center here which offers a range of exercise facilities. See the website or call to know more.
Prospect Park offers one of the best views available of
downtown Providence from its lofty perch atop College Hill on Providence's East Side. From here you can see downtown hotels and other skyscrapers, the State House, and the splendid ...
Amtrak serves Providence through this modern train station that commands
interesting views of Providence the moment you step outside its doors. The front of the station faces the striking Rhode Island State House and the new Providence Place Mall, ...
You do not have to go to New York City's
Rockefeller Center to capture the flavor of outdoor ice skating and events. The Bank of America Skating Center has 14,000 square feet of skating space. Concession stands and skating ...