What’s new in PVD


The Olive Tap, Providence’s second olive oil joint, is now open in Wayland Square. They offer a wide array of extra virgin olive oil, infused olive oils, a variety of balsamic and red wine vinegars alongside pieces to bread to sop it all up. And in addition to the dipping treats, they also feature artwork for sale, a broad menu of spices, culinary sauces, marinades, tapenades and jams. Check them out on Facebook as “The Olive Tap Providence.”

Wickenden Street boasts a new fusion of art festival and farmers’ market at Small Circle. It is a community marketplace of 100% locally made products featuring over 100 artisans and their mix of photography, jewelry, blown glass, textiles and woodworking. Small Circle was founded on both environmentally friendly and socially conscious principles while simultaneously stimulating the local economy.

Follow The Rhode Island Library Report, an online public journalism project, as it explores the role libraries play in our current lives and how they will fit into our future. This completely volunteer based project covers the range of services our libraries provide through economic hardships and technical challenges as we move forward in these digitizing times. Read about those who work so hard to keep our libraries alive and those who are benefited from this resource.