Posts Tagged 'Rhode Island'

South Boston’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 17th

The country’s second largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place this weekend in South Boston. Viewed by over 600,000 people and broadcasted on live TV, the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade is sure to be a memorable day!

The parade kicks off at 1pm on Sunday, March 17. It starts on West Broadway heading East and ends on Dorchester Avenue. You can view the parade route on a map located here. A list of participating restaurants and bars can also be found on the event’s official website.

Below is a list of other major St. Patrick’s Day events going on this weekend:

1. NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2. St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Washington DC

3. Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

4. Newport Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade

5. California St. Patrick’s Day Events

“May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks. May your heart be as light as a song. May each day bring you bright, happy hours. That stay with you all the year-long.” Have a fun, safe and happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Rhode Island’s Best Walking Trails

Boston.com’s Seaside to city streets, R.I. is big on walking trails highlights some of the best walking trails in Rhode Island. The featured trails include:

The Narragansett sea wall – Take this half-mile walk by the ocean. It takes you through the last remaining section of the Narragansett Pier Casino, also known as The Towers.

Conanicut Battery National Historic Park – Situated on 22 acres, the park was an earthen fortification built by colonists. Six in-ground cement stations buried in the earth are still visible to visitors.

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Churchill partners with The 903 Residences in Providence, RI

Churchill Corporate Services, serving Fortune 500 Companies and the corporate community with corporate housing and furniture rental services for over thirty years, announces the expansion of its corporate housing locations through an exclusive partnership in Providence, RI. The company began offering luxury apartments at The 903 Residences in Providence in early February.

The 903 Residences’ 1- and 2-bedroom feature many of the amenities that are available in Churchill apartments, including concierge, swimming pool, fitness center, and private theater. Introductory rates start at $99 per day for 1-bedroom apartments and $115 per day for 2- bedroom apartments. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Lauren Bonner at 800-587-2640 x5605.

The new RI location expands the extensive selection of apartments offered by Churchill in the Northeast. “Churchill has many clients in NY, CT, MA, FL, and Washington D.C. with corporate offices in RI, so our expansion to Providence was a natural progression to be able to accommodate their relocation needs,” said Executive Vice President Patrick Flynn.

Churchill’s Services also include Short-Term Unfurnished Housing, Furniture Rental, Apartment Management and Concierge Services. Churchill has been providing these services for over 30 years, from locations throughout the East Coast in NY, NJ, MA, DC, and FL.

11 Spookiest Halloween Destinations picked by ABC News

ABC News picks America’s 11 Spookiest Halloween Destinations featuring “freaky activities” that “will haunt you, even in your afterlife”.

A couple of the highlights include:
The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular at the Roger William Park Zoo  in Providence, which is a night-time light show featuring hundreds of carved jack-o-lanterns depicting people, places and scenes from pop culture.

Salem, the unofficial witchcraft capital of the US, has a month long Halloween celebration featuring historical presentations, trolley tours, and haunted houses.

Nightmare on Charles Street party at The Liberty Hotel in Boston, which features a haunted house and dance party, was the original site of the Charles Street Jail which housed some of America’s most dangerous criminals from 1851 to 1990.

Providence’s WaterFire Final Display of the Season

Photo Courtesy of WaterFire.org

Photo Courtesy of WaterFire.org

Providence, Rhode Island is known for many attractions, but perhaps its most popular is WaterFire. This award-winning sculpture/installation adorns three rivers in Downtown Providence with dozens of sparkling bonfires and flickering firelight on arched bridges. This popular artistic installation will blaze the evening sky for the final time this season on Saturday, October 10. The final WaterFire display of the season is sponsored by the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. Guests are encouraged to donate $5 to keep the WaterFire sculpture burning.