Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Federal Hill Blog Header

Blog Providence

Elise S
Author
Elise Swearingen

Elise Swearingen is the former leisure sales manager for the PWCVB and an all-around rabble-rouser.

Ghosts at City Hall

The cornerstone was laid in 1875, and it’s been said that 12 men lost their lives building the ornate five-story building we know as Providence City Hall. Samuel Thayer was the architect and had huge dreams of creating a lasting and inspiring structure. Built before electricity, all the lights were…

Read More

The Best Halloweenies in Providence

HALLOWEENIES! Yup, you heard me right. Who says that hot dogs are just summer fare? Not me, give me all the brats, saugys, wieners, frankfurters and dawgs you got. Nothin’ says fall to me like mustard-colored sweaters, so why not let this inspire your plate as well? Fall is the perfect time to enjoy…

Read More

A Providence Guide to Surviving College

Summer is over, and while we mourn the suntans and BBQs of days gone by, over at GoProvidence we have taken the guesswork out of surviving the school year. Whether you’re a first-year freshman or a fifth-year senior, here's everything you need to succeed (or scrape by successfully). Cheap Eats…

Read More