West End Neighborhood Profile

Shopping on Broadway
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Shopping on Broadway

There’s something peculiar about the West End — a distinct vitality that sets it apart from the other Providence neighborhoods. ...

Provlandia: Urban Agriculture on the West End
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Provlandia: Urban Agriculture on the West End

If you are what you eat, then West Enders are hyper-local, fresh and progressive. Providence has been on a long ...

West Broadway Neighborhood Association
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West Broadway Neighborhood Association

When I enter the West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA), practically situated right on Westminster St in a former gas station, ...

Ogie’s Trailer Park: Anything but Trashy
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Ogie’s Trailer Park: Anything but Trashy

The last time I visited Ogie’s Trailer Park, the patio seating was deserted except for the crackling of fire in ...

Seven Stars Profile
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Seven Stars Profile

Even on stormy days, Seven Stars Bakery on Broadway gleams with yellow tilework, shining glass and, of course, delicious golden ...

Broadway Brunch
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Broadway Brunch

In the warmer months, you’d be hard-pressed to drive down Broadway on a weekend around midday without spotting pockets of ...

Broadway: A Slice of Providence's Music Scene
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Broadway: A Slice of Providence’s Music Scene

As you trek through Broadway, you’ll notice an array of musical possibilities that are pretty darn close to downtown. Broadway ...

A West Side Story
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A West Side Story

Long ignored by many in favor of the italophile strip just north, the West Side of Providence is considered by ...

Pub Amble: Brunch by Day, Pub by Night
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Pub Amble: Brunch by Day, Pub by Night

One Wednesday after a house-gathering with friends, several guys said they were going to The Grange for live music and ...

The Women of the West End
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The Women of the West End

Nothing sounds more terrifying or satisfying to me than starting a small business. There is a certain dedication needed to ...