andypvd6 months ago
1) PROVIDENCE, RI (Business Innovation Factory/BIF Summits; TEDxProvidence; A Better World by Design; Startup Weekend Providence; Hasbroathon first global toy hackathon; Betaspring startup accelerator; PechaKucha Night Providence only city in the world that has done every month since its inception; Artifact conference; Monthly "Clambake" event for design + art communities, Monthly Providence Geeks meet up, to name but a few); 2) Providence is an artists' dream when it comes to creative space to vent, create and make (e.g., AS220 and it's Broad Street Studio, Fab Lab and studios for printing, etc.; New Urban Arts; The Steel Yard, etc.); 3) Whether its urban gardening at Cluck! or local artisans having their work sold at Craftland, Providence offers a wide array of "buy local" options throughout the city; 4) We have so many and on such a regular basis, too (e.g., TEDxProvidence, BIF Summit, A Better World by Design, daily farmers markets in and around the city, PechaKucha Night Providence each month, Foo Fest and Wooly Fair pop-up festivals, etc.); 5) We have a number of local pick me-ups ranging from the local "coffee milk" to local beers such as Revival Brewing Co., Narragansett, and Trinity IPA.