Last week, Chris had a day off from work and since the kids were at school, we decided to head down to a trendy, artsy little neighborhood down in Providence, RI called Wickenden Street. I actually haven’t been to that section of the city in ages, but what you need to know is that Wickenden Street has numerous independent shops, art galleries, a farmer’s market, coffee shops and restaurants that are popular among local artists and students. Wickenden Street is nestled in between Brown University, RISD and the Moses Brown School, so it’s pretty happening there.
Our first stop of the day was Willy’s, which is part coffee shop part organic market. It was a little strange to be honest, but we hungry, so we went in.
The thing was, all their bagels, pastries and muffins were sitting out in the open, probably getting stale and breathed on by the girl working behind the counter, so Chris & I decided to get hot chocolates. Sadly, they both ended up being luke warm chocolates & we decided to blow that Popsicle stand for a better place. A much better place.
Lucky for us, we walked right into the Duck & Bunny. I have no clue what a “snuggery” is, but I saw a cupcake on the sign, so going in was a no brainer.
We were seated right away and I ended up having an amazing brunch with Princess Chris (see below).
I had the most ah-mazing caramel latte that I’ve ever had in my entire life there.
And then Chris and I had these:
The fries were the recommendation of the waitress and I thanked her numerous times for suggesting them. If you are in the area – go there to eat.
After we were sufficiently stuffed, we were off to explore some of the shops and see what else we could find along the street. There are some really cool murals on the buildings down there:
Oh and have a look at this place. It’s a pet store called Aqua-Life. The whole bottom of the building is one big mural. It was totally cool.
After we spent some time window shopping, we decided we should have a snack before we headed home. Black and white cookies are my favorite, so we each had one at a small cafe named Zog’s.
On our way back to the car, Chris spotted Magnum PI? painted on a fence. It was totally random, but cool none the less.
Seriously, is that Magnum?