You may think Providence is a town for tourists and Ivy leaguers -- and that’s totally true -- but it’s also a great place to park it if you’re neither of those things. You’re basically living in a vacation town that still has lots to do when the the vacation ends. And it still keeps pace with the big boys with by packing in the culture. In fact, creatives flock to Providence (this is the hometown of Rhode Island School of Design, aka RISD, aka Seth MacFarlane’s alma mater, nbd), and since it’s actually affordable to live within the city limits, they don’t necessarily struggle. It’s filled to the brim with painters, sculptors, performers ...

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