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Alissa Bateman
Alissa Bateman

Alissa Bateman is the director of creative services for the PWCVB. Though she spends most of her time in Providence, she lives in Hope, Rhode Island, with her husband and two sons. When she's not tripping over Legos, cleaning up mud pies or playing superheroes, you can find her cooking, drawing or jogging. She's also a pretty good 80s style rapper. 

5 Epic St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in the Providence Area

Get out your green because the luck o' the Irish is coming to Providence. We haven't been able to celebrate at some of these epic St. Patrick's Day events in a couple of years, so excitement is high. With March 17 falling on a Thursday this year, there's lots to do both on the weekend before and the…

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A Gallery View of Providence Restaurant Weeks Dishes

Providence Restaurant Weeks is back this winter. With more than 50 participating restaurants to choose from, it can be tough to decide where to go, so we wanted to give you some visual aids. Below are just some of the menu items available during Providence Restaurant Weeks, running now through…

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16 Providence Restaurant Weeks Menus To Check Out Now

There is still time left to enjoy Providence Restaurant Weeks. If you haven't taken part yet, isn't it about time? And, if you have, maybe it's time to try something new! We've put together a list of 16 menus that may pique your interest. With options like receiving a free dessert with the purchase…

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Great Deals During RI Hotel Month

It's the most wonderful time of the year and boy do I already need a break. Presents are getting harder to find, shipping is taking longer, and prices are going up everywhere. What better time than now to get a great deal? Thanks to Visit Rhode Island, Rhode Island Hotel Month is back this year from…

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Free 2-Hour Parking in Providence Continues

Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza recently announced that the free two-hour parking available in designated Providence commercial districts will continue through Dec. 31, 2021. The free two hours will be offered from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. each day. Below is an updated list of designated areas: Angell…

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