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Everything you need is on Westminster Street

I guarantee you nothing in here is in the mall," Amy Vitale says.
Heart of the city
By PHILIP EIL  |  December 07, 2012

The lowdown on Sound Session 2011

The seventh annual Sound Session festival jumps off all weekend long, and while this year's itinerary has been scaled down to three days rather than a full seven, you can expect another "multi-genre gumbo" at four locations.
Hot in the city
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 08, 2011

Culinary changes on Westminster Street

Talking to the owners of Farmstead and Flan y Ajo Tapas Bar about bringing the Downcity area to life is like a study in generation gap.
By NICOLE FRIEDMAN  |  July 01, 2011
The Warriors screens with Movies On the Block

The Warriors screens with Movies On the Block

It's a long way from the Bronx to Coney Island, and in The Warriors, a lot of mayhem goes down as a New York gang...
By webteam  |  August 17, 2010
Providence Art Festival

Providence Art Festival

Last year the Thayer Street Art Festival glided down from Collegeville, set up shop on Westminster Street, and rechristened itself the Providence Art Festival. There's...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010
The Museum of Westminster Street

The Museum of Westminster Street

Almost everything has a meaning and almost everything deserves an explanation. To some degree, presenting a forum to discern impact and scrutinize value is the...
By webteam  |  March 03, 2010

Bienvenido a federal hill

My grandfather's house still stands on Westminster Street in Providence, its yard overlooking the Armory field where my uncles would gather to play bocce.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 01, 2010