“Open Air Saturday’s”: Westminster Street closed to traffic

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE): You can now walk around Westminster Street on Saturdays and enjoy shopping and eating without having to worry about traffic.

Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the fall, the street will close traffic between Eddy Street and Union Street.

InDownCity is hosting “Open Air Saturday’s,” which is meant to help businesses and allow customers to shop around while socially distancing.

Businesses participating include: 

  • Craftland, Queen of Hearts, Modern Love, Small Point Cafe, Sura, Symposium Books, Kleos, The Vault, Civil, Homestyle, Eno Fine Wines, Oberlin, The Salon and The Eddy. Other nearby restaurants offering takeout as well as outdoor and indoor seating include Birch, The Malted Barley, Serendipity Gourmet, Gracie’s (starting August 6), Tori Tomo, Figidini, Bolt Cafe, North, and the newest addition to the neighborhood, Durk’s BBQ, slated to open early fall.



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