Sprout CoWorking’s Neighborhood Guide: Providence Edition

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Whether you’re visiting Sprout Providence for a day pass or as a monthly workspace member, here are the local spots you’ll want to see! Let us be your guide to help sprout your unique workday. Bookmark this page or pick up a map in person at our Providence location to keep on hand. Your neighborhood list of things to do on the west side is full of places to get excited about.

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Arts & Entertainment


Gallery Night Providence

No Drive: 166 Valley St Building 6M Suite 103, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Non-profit providing free gallery tours on the Third Thursday of the month, March – November. The Gallery at Sprout CoWorking regularly participates. Take a guided trolley tour or choose your own itinerary.

Third Thursday Evenings

Riffraff Bookstore + Bar + Cafe

Drive 2 min/Walk 4 min: 60 Valley St #107A, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Cozy independent bookstore offering rare and new titles with a bar for espresso and drinks. Outdoor patio book browsing and seating with monthly food/music pop-up events. Hosts a book club.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

WaterFire Arts Center

Drive 4 min/Walk 15 min: 475 Valley St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Historic industrial space as a multi-purpose arts venue with regular exhibitions and rooftop patio performances. Visit on Thursdays for the TroopTop Bar. Gift shop and indoor/outdoor art markets.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

The Wilbury Theatre Group

Drive 5 min/Walk 15 min: WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Award-winning theater troupe recognized nationally by The NY Times & American Theatre Wing of The Tony Awards. Hosts productions and workshops, classics/fan-favorites, and annual Fringe Festival in July.

Evening/Weekend Events

The Steel Yard

Drive 4 min/Walk 14 min: 27 Sims Ave, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Industrial art center and shared studio space hosting public events, art markets and demonstrations. Non-traditional educational programs in blacksmithing, welding, jewelry, ceramics. Annual Halloween Iron Pour.

Weekdays/Weekend Events

Dye House

Drive 4 min/Walk 9 min: 46 Dike St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Boutique hotel in the Olneyville neighborhood open by appointment for experiences or overnight stays. Gallery shows open to the public. Features locally-made furniture and underground arts scene.

By Appointment Only

Food & Drink


Troop PVD

Drive 2 min/Walk 4 min: 60 Valley St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Hip-hop street food fusion with an eclectic mix of cocktails and music scene in the Valley neighborhood. Dine-in/Takeout available plus an outdoor patio for brunch or dinner, pop-up parties and events.

Evenings/Weekends

Olneyville New York System Restaurant

Drive 4 min/ Walk 9 min: 18 Plainfield St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Voted RI’s Best Hot Weiners. A fast-food favorite since 1953, visited by Guy Fieri and Man vs Food. 

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

Revival Brewing Company

Drive 4 min/Walk 14 min: 50 Sims Ave, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Signature craft beer created by award-winning brewmasters with a full line of distinctive Providence-made flavors. Innovative food pairings featuring ales, IPAs, stouts, lagers and aficionado tasting.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

Garden of Eve Caribbean Cuisine

Drive 4 min/Walk 12 min: 405 Harris Ave, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Family-run Haitian restaurant with menu of dishes Chef “Eve” Yveline Bontemp ate as a child. Voted best Caribbean food in RI, featured on The Rhode Show. Outdoor seating, vegetarian and vegan options.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

Industrious Spirits Co

Drive 5 min/Walk 15 min: 1 Sims Ave #103, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Providence’s first distillery since Prohibition producing handcrafted spirits made from scratch. Voted “Best of RI”. Tasting Room patio offers drinks, snacks, music and food events.

Evenings/Weekends

New Harvest Coffee Roasters

Drive 5 min/Walk 15 min: 10 Sims Ave, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Family-owned coffee house and cafe serving fresh brew, box of joe, pastries, bagels, and curated spirits menu. Online ordering and pickup available.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

Farm Fresh RI’s Sims Market

Drive 5 min/Walk 16 min: 10 Sims Ave, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Year-round indoor farmers market with an expansive hall for vendors and small shops. Local food hub available for online ordering. Live music on Saturday mornings.

Pickup Weekdays/Open Saturdays

Helado Taiyaki

Drive 7 min/Walk 23 min: 102 Dean St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Rhode Island’s very first taiyaki shop. A Latin twist on a Japanese dessert: fish-shaped ice cream cones stuffed with fruit, warm cheese and custard on a soft serve ice cream. New flavor every week.

Weekdays/Evenings/Weekends

Outdoors


Bike Path + Donigan Park

Drive 2 min/Walk 4 min: Donigan Park Entrance, Valley St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

The bike path can be directly accessed behind Sprout CoWorking in the Rising Sun Mills parking lot. Approximately 7 miles of greenway trails besides the river, passing through local neighborhoods and parks to downtown PVD.

Weekdays/Weekends

What Cheer Flower Farm

Drive 5 min/Walk 12 min: 63 Magnolia St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

Non-profit growing and donating thousands of flowers to charity. Working farm open by appointment to volunteers, artists and local art group visits.

By Appointment Only

Public Mural/Art Tours with The Avenue Concept

Self guided tours: Download Tour App

Public art programming with a free app to take an interactive, self-guided tour of nearby murals and outdoor artworks. Provides mural residencies to local and international artists.

Weekdays/Weekends

Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path

Drive 5 min/Walk 21 min: Merino Park , 100 Heath St, Providence, RI Hours/Directions

River Greenway entrance and parking at Merino Park leads by the river and across a pedestrian bridge to nearby waterfall. 

Weekdays/Weekends

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