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Bucket Gardens Guidebook

Drinks & Nightlife
10 Rocks is a Cape Verdian tapas bar & restaurant. The atmosphere is current and nice. The food & drinks are excellent and not overpriced. The live music is great. This place is a 5 minute walk from my home.
10 Rocks Tapas Bar & Restaurant
1091 Main St
10 Rocks is a Cape Verdian tapas bar & restaurant. The atmosphere is current and nice. The food & drinks are excellent and not overpriced. The live music is great. This place is a 5 minute walk from my home.
A midsized versatile music room that books rock, folk, punk, blues & more. They also run Lupo's at 79 Washinton St. Providence.
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The Met
1005 Main Street
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A midsized versatile music room that books rock, folk, punk, blues & more. They also run Lupo's at 79 Washinton St. Providence.
Larger scale live music venue that shares space with the Roxy Nightclub (owned separately). Recent shows have included Wilco, Justin Beiber, Flaming Lips, White Stripes, Avett Brothers, Marilyn Manson, & the Fray.
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The Strand
79 Washington Street
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Larger scale live music venue that shares space with the Roxy Nightclub (owned separately). Recent shows have included Wilco, Justin Beiber, Flaming Lips, White Stripes, Avett Brothers, Marilyn Manson, & the Fray.
Food Scene
Some of the best vegetarian, vegan, & raw dining options are available just a short walk from my home. They boast a full bar , nice atmosphere, great food & service, reasonable prices, & locally sourced food.
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Garden Grille
727 East Avenue
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Some of the best vegetarian, vegan, & raw dining options are available just a short walk from my home. They boast a full bar , nice atmosphere, great food & service, reasonable prices, & locally sourced food.
India restaurant specializes in great Indian fusion dining. They boast a full bar, great service, reasonable prices, and great atmosphere that is currently being updated (It looks great). The margaritas are huge & tasty.... all just a short walk from my home.
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India Restaurant
1060 Hope St
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India restaurant specializes in great Indian fusion dining. They boast a full bar, great service, reasonable prices, and great atmosphere that is currently being updated (It looks great). The margaritas are huge & tasty.... all just a short walk from my home.
Three Sisters is a great local ice cream shop just a short walk from my home. Many delicious flavors to choose from and very enjoyable.
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Three Sisters
1074 Hope St
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Three Sisters is a great local ice cream shop just a short walk from my home. Many delicious flavors to choose from and very enjoyable.
Wildflour is an amazing vegan & raw bakery located just a short walk from my home. They also have great coffee & smoothies.
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Wildflour
727 East Avenue
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Wildflour is an amazing vegan & raw bakery located just a short walk from my home. They also have great coffee & smoothies.
Great traditional Indian cuisine.
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Rasoi
727 East Avenue
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Great traditional Indian cuisine.
Great inexpensive diner breakfast only a short walk from my home. They offer a range of breakfast & lunch options, including vegetarian & gluten free.
Francesca's On Pawtucket
526 Pawtucket Ave
Great inexpensive diner breakfast only a short walk from my home. They offer a range of breakfast & lunch options, including vegetarian & gluten free.
A classic Sterling Streamliner diner which was the first Pawtucket restaurant to be accepted on the National Register for Historic Places. This place is always busy and for good reason: great food and service, bustling atmosphere, good prices. 30+ daily specials can be found on the wall as you walk thru the door. They do also serve brunch cocktails.
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Modern Diner
364 East Ave
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A classic Sterling Streamliner diner which was the first Pawtucket restaurant to be accepted on the National Register for Historic Places. This place is always busy and for good reason: great food and service, bustling atmosphere, good prices. 30+ daily specials can be found on the wall as you walk thru the door. They do also serve brunch cocktails.
Limited, high-quality sushi and cooked menu. I have not eaten here yet, but I have heard that it is good.
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Ran Zan Japanese Restaurant
1084 Hope Street
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Limited, high-quality sushi and cooked menu. I have not eaten here yet, but I have heard that it is good.
Traditional French influenced New England grown dining and a wurst bar. They also offer a walk-up window for lunch time take out & outdoor dining.
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Chez Pascal & The Wurst Kitchen
960 Hope Street
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Traditional French influenced New England grown dining and a wurst bar. They also offer a walk-up window for lunch time take out & outdoor dining.
Shopping
Hope Street is one of the shopping areas of Providence with a variety of small independent shops, cafes, coffee shops, bars, and parks spread out along much of it. Also, the neighborhood branch of the local library can be found here. During the summer months, the Hope Farmer's market is located in the park at Hope Street & Blackstone Blvd on Saturday mornings.
Hope Street
Hope Street is one of the shopping areas of Providence with a variety of small independent shops, cafes, coffee shops, bars, and parks spread out along much of it. Also, the neighborhood branch of the local library can be found here. During the summer months, the Hope Farmer's market is located in the park at Hope Street & Blackstone Blvd on Saturday mornings.
Hope Artiste Village, one of the largest successful mill restoration projects in Rhode Island, is a hub of cultural activity fostering collaboration and innovation among a diverse community of creatives and professionals. With 127 business, the Village hosts a creative mix of art studios, live/work lofts, retail shops, light industrial workshops and professional office suites. This thriving mill space boasts cafes, a coffee roaster, a live music venue, fitness studios, designers, artisans, event spaces and a bustling wintertime farmer’s market (Saturday mornings). Hope Artiste Village is a short walk from Trenton Street.
Hope Artiste Village (R-Line)
Hope Artiste Village, one of the largest successful mill restoration projects in Rhode Island, is a hub of cultural activity fostering collaboration and innovation among a diverse community of creatives and professionals. With 127 business, the Village hosts a creative mix of art studios, live/work lofts, retail shops, light industrial workshops and professional office suites. This thriving mill space boasts cafes, a coffee roaster, a live music venue, fitness studios, designers, artisans, event spaces and a bustling wintertime farmer’s market (Saturday mornings). Hope Artiste Village is a short walk from Trenton Street.
The nicest liquor store in the area. The employees are friendly and helpful, the prices are moderate, and the atmosphere is upscale.
Bottles Fine Wine
141 Pitman Street
The nicest liquor store in the area. The employees are friendly and helpful, the prices are moderate, and the atmosphere is upscale.
Providence Place is a large shopping mall located just down hill from the State House and on the edge of downtown. It has many of the standard chain stores & restaurants, along with Providence Place Cinemas 16 and a large parking garage.
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Providence Place
1 Providence Place
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Providence Place is a large shopping mall located just down hill from the State House and on the edge of downtown. It has many of the standard chain stores & restaurants, along with Providence Place Cinemas 16 and a large parking garage.
Parks & Nature
Swan Point Cemetary, a short walk from my home, is a place for quiet beauty. Well cared for and large, the cemetary boasts markered trees, rivers edge views, historical grave sites (including H.P. Lovecraft).
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Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Boulevard
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Swan Point Cemetary, a short walk from my home, is a place for quiet beauty. Well cared for and large, the cemetary boasts markered trees, rivers edge views, historical grave sites (including H.P. Lovecraft).
Lippitt Memorial Park is a large park at the intersection of Blackstone Blvd & Hope Street. During the warmer months, it is the home to the Hope Street Farmer's market on Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons.
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Lippitt Memorial Park
1015 Hope Street
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Lippitt Memorial Park is a large park at the intersection of Blackstone Blvd & Hope Street. During the warmer months, it is the home to the Hope Street Farmer's market on Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons.
Riverside Cemetery, just North of and adjacent to Swan Point Cemetary along the Seekonk River, is less groomed and manicured than Swan Point, but is every bit as historic and interesting. To the north of Riverside Cemetary is Max Read Field & Francis J Varieur Elementary School.
Riverside Cemetery
724 Pleasant St
Riverside Cemetery, just North of and adjacent to Swan Point Cemetary along the Seekonk River, is less groomed and manicured than Swan Point, but is every bit as historic and interesting. To the north of Riverside Cemetary is Max Read Field & Francis J Varieur Elementary School.
Arts & Culture
(from the website): About Mixed Magic Theatre Based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Mixed Magic is a 501(c ) (3) arts organization founded in 2000 by Ricardo and Bernadet Pitts-Wiley. For the past fifteen years, the Company has strived to bring diverse stories and images to the stage through prose and song, tackling both well-known and original theatrical productions. Under the leadership of new Artistic Director Jonathan Pitts-Wiley, Mixed Magic Theatre continues to pursue excellence and remains committed to its mission: Weaving together a diversity of images and ideas on stage from across the country and around the world.
Mixed Magic Theatre
560 Mineral Spring Ave
(from the website): About Mixed Magic Theatre Based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Mixed Magic is a 501(c ) (3) arts organization founded in 2000 by Ricardo and Bernadet Pitts-Wiley. For the past fifteen years, the Company has strived to bring diverse stories and images to the stage through prose and song, tackling both well-known and original theatrical productions. Under the leadership of new Artistic Director Jonathan Pitts-Wiley, Mixed Magic Theatre continues to pursue excellence and remains committed to its mission: Weaving together a diversity of images and ideas on stage from across the country and around the world.
(From their website): Now located near PVD Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. Highly acclaimed theater company showcases award-winning plays and classical works of Shakespeare on an intimate black-box stage.
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The Gamm Theatre
1245 Exchange Street
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(From their website): Now located near PVD Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. Highly acclaimed theater company showcases award-winning plays and classical works of Shakespeare on an intimate black-box stage.
(From their website): Since its founding in 1963, Trinity Repertory Company has been one of the most respected regional theaters in the country. Featuring one of the last long-standing resident acting companies in America, Trinity Rep presents a balance of world premiere, contemporary, and classic works for an estimated annual audience of 120,000. Over the past fifty years, the theater has produced a number of celebrated world premieres, mounted national and international tours, trained hundreds of new actors and directors through its MFA programs (now in association with Brown University) and has consistently been a pioneer in arts education for people of all ages and abilities.
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Trinity Repertory Company
201 Washington Street
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(From their website): Since its founding in 1963, Trinity Repertory Company has been one of the most respected regional theaters in the country. Featuring one of the last long-standing resident acting companies in America, Trinity Rep presents a balance of world premiere, contemporary, and classic works for an estimated annual audience of 120,000. Over the past fifty years, the theater has produced a number of celebrated world premieres, mounted national and international tours, trained hundreds of new actors and directors through its MFA programs (now in association with Brown University) and has consistently been a pioneer in arts education for people of all ages and abilities.
The second largest theatre of its kind in the USA, PPAC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is ranked by Pollstar as one of the top venues in the world. Known since it opened in 1928 as the Jewel of Webosset Street, it is a work of art that hosts a full roster of touring Broadway theatricals and contemporary engagements and has launched 13 national tours.
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Providence Performing Arts Center
220 Weybosset Street
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The second largest theatre of its kind in the USA, PPAC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is ranked by Pollstar as one of the top venues in the world. Known since it opened in 1928 as the Jewel of Webosset Street, it is a work of art that hosts a full roster of touring Broadway theatricals and contemporary engagements and has launched 13 national tours.
Exceptional Ballet Company that has been in operation for more than 40 years.
Festival Ballet Providence
825 Hope Street
Exceptional Ballet Company that has been in operation for more than 40 years.
Essentials
Hospital, grocery stores / markets, athletic clubs, & other services
Big new fitness facility (Opened 12/2015) with family care, pool, hot tub, saunas, and all the fitness facilities, classes, etc, that you could possibly want.
LA Fitness
615 Pawtucket Ave
Big new fitness facility (Opened 12/2015) with family care, pool, hot tub, saunas, and all the fitness facilities, classes, etc, that you could possibly want.
Organic & high end grocery chain.
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Whole Foods Market
601 North Main Street
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Organic & high end grocery chain.
Budget friendly big box grocery store with organic options.
Market Basket
1200 Newport Ave
Budget friendly big box grocery store with organic options.
Big Box grocery store. Not as good as Market Basket or Whole Foods, but open later.
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Stop & Shop
333 West River Street
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Big Box grocery store. Not as good as Market Basket or Whole Foods, but open later.
This is the highest rated hospital in Providence & Pawtucket area, and probably in Rhode Island.
The Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Avenue
This is the highest rated hospital in Providence & Pawtucket area, and probably in Rhode Island.
1 Stop Deli & Market is a Grocery Convenience Store & Deli located at 454 Pawtucket Ave, only a short walk from Trenton St.
454 Pawtucket Ave
454 Pawtucket Ave
1 Stop Deli & Market is a Grocery Convenience Store & Deli located at 454 Pawtucket Ave, only a short walk from Trenton St.
One of the closest liquor stores to Trenton St.
Murphy's Liquors
298 Pawtucket Ave
One of the closest liquor stores to Trenton St.
The other closest liquor store to Trenton St.
City Liquors
1285 N Main St
The other closest liquor store to Trenton St.
Inexpensive German-based (Owned by the brother of the owner of Trader Joe's) grocery store. Less trendy than Trader Joe's but better prices and good selection. Typically open until 8pm
ALDI
60 Newport Ave
Inexpensive German-based (Owned by the brother of the owner of Trader Joe's) grocery store. Less trendy than Trader Joe's but better prices and good selection. Typically open until 8pm
Wash/dry/fold for very reasonable prices.
Bubble Wash
472 Pawtucket Ave
Wash/dry/fold for very reasonable prices.
Entertainment & Activities
Retro six-lane 20s era duckpin bowling alley is the oldest bowling alley in the Northeast. Original to Hope Webbing Mill, the restored hand-set lanes have been in place possibly since 1918. Also, a full bar & menu.
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Breaktime Bowl and Bar
999 Main Street
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Retro six-lane 20s era duckpin bowling alley is the oldest bowling alley in the Northeast. Original to Hope Webbing Mill, the restored hand-set lanes have been in place possibly since 1918. Also, a full bar & menu.
The Avon Cinema is an old single theater movie house that has not been updated. They tend to play movies that aren't showing anywhere else. Sadly, the sound system and seats are not great. The Cinema is located on Thayer Street in the middle of a bustling shopping and dining area dominated by the college crowd.
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Avon Cinema
260 Thayer Street
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The Avon Cinema is an old single theater movie house that has not been updated. They tend to play movies that aren't showing anywhere else. Sadly, the sound system and seats are not great. The Cinema is located on Thayer Street in the middle of a bustling shopping and dining area dominated by the college crowd.
Large movieplex featuring 16 cinemas & IMAX theaters, playing current movie releases.
Providence Place Cinemas 16 and IMAX
10 Providence Pl
Large movieplex featuring 16 cinemas & IMAX theaters, playing current movie releases.