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      05-23-2012, 10:41 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by nosmo72 View Post
Two different worlds entirely. I mean....there's a lot to do in Providence but there's nothing that really sets it apart from other cities . If you're going to drive up here....you might as well either stop in NY or go the extra 50 miles to Boston. In Newport....it's scenic...relaxing....historic...and the night life can be comparable to most cities. As you know....I live in Newport.....and I rarely if ever make the drive to Providence. Unless I'm in the mood for a particular restaurant or going to check out something in 3D IMAX. I'd rather spend my time in Newpy.
I'm 20 minutes from NYC...you take it for granted when you live there

Originally Posted by plarkin View Post
Providence has some great restaurants. If you're up here in the summer, [url=http://www.waterfire.org/]Waterfire/[url] is worth checking out.

Southern RI is also pretty nice. Lots to do down in the Narragansett/South Kingstown area. IMO the beaches are far better in Narragansett than they are in Newport.
Beaches? C'mon...I got the Jerzey Shore man, nothing better is there?
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      05-24-2012, 10:05 PM   #24
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If you're that close to NY I can understand. In that case I'd say go the extra 50 miles to Boston if staying in a city is what you're looking for. Way better than Providence.
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