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New Hotels, New Development, New City on the Move

2018 has been a big year for the city of Warwick, with the economic upturn, city officials and local developers have been able to make huge strides in creating a vision for the City Center and making it a reality. Three major projects are the centerpiece of the City’s prosperity and forward facings outlook for the future. (From the Mayor’s Office) Pontiac Mills, located on the Pawtuxet River, once the heart of a thriving textile complex and home to the original Fruit of the Loom brand was added to the National Register of Historic places in 1972. The front [...]

By |2018-11-05T14:19:47-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Business Development|0 Comments

The Opening of The Gamm Theatre

[CREDIT:The Gamm Theater/The Warwick Post] An artist’s drawing of the renovated exterior at 1245 Jefferson Blvd., soon the new home of The Gamm Theatre. In May of 2017, five years after opening and the day after closing its season with a production of Victor/Victoria, Ocean State Theater Company (OSTC) shuttered its doors, leaving a hole in Warrick’s theatre culture. OSTC’s raison d'être was “These are people that live and work in your community coming together to put together a piece of art for the benefit of their peers.” Call it serendipity or maybe auspicious timing, but around the same time, [...]

By |2018-10-26T18:27:59-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Proclamation Ale Company – An Experience

  When I arrived at Proclamation Ale Company, my senses of sight and smell were instantly engaged. The building is a borderless, industrial expanse, sectioned by deliberate design that allows the aroma of brewing hops to permeate, which is one of the features separating Proclamation from most corporate or family-styled brewhouses I have visited. Situated in Warwick just off Jefferson Blvd., the central location makes it convenient from anywhere in the state, attracting beach traffic, and close to T.F. Green airport. Proclamation’s décor is impressive; from the original type pictograph, impressively comprised of aluminum can tops, to the wood mosaic [...]

By |2018-08-17T22:49:19-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Interviews|0 Comments

Must-Try Restaurants in Warwick

The Shanty Top of the Bay Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana Vanda Cucina Di Casa The Tree House Tavern & Bistro   THE SHANTY Heading South on RT. 1 (Post Road) just before the East Greenwich line sits an unassuming blue rectangular building with a large brick chimney. Don’t be fooled by its humble exterior, inside executive chef Sean McDermott and the team are serving up some of the most fun, filling and signature dishes in the entire state. Pitched as a haven for locavores, the packed Shanty combines local ingredients into dishes that are familiar and surprising at the same time.  The menu is simple, [...]

By |2018-11-05T14:19:10-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Reviews|0 Comments

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