If you go . . .
What to do
Bank of America City Center
Through March 3, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-
10 p.m., Sat-Sun 11-10. Adults $6, age 65 and over and 12 and under $3, Providence residents free. Skate rental $4. Lunchtime and after work $3,
skate rental $3 except holidays and school vacation.
at Roger Williams Park
401-785-9450, x 240
Tue-Sun 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Adults $3,
children ages 6-12 $1.
Where to eat
2 Thomas St.
This bakery cafe serves a wide variety of breakfast and lunch sandwiches, a number of pastries that reflect owner Jens Retlev’s Swedish-Danish heritage, and excellent hot chocolate. Open daily breakfast, lunch, and afternoon. Hot chocolate $3-$3.50, sandwiches $6.50-$7.95.
Harry’s Bar & Burger
121 North Main St.
Gastro-burger joint combines super burgers — served as a pair of sliders — with good selection of craft brews and family-friendly ambience. Daily for lunch and dinner. Burgers $3.99-$5.89.
76 South Main St.
The monster French Rotisol rotisserie gives Parkside an edge on downtown bistro competitors for a full meal. Ducklings, chickens, racks of pork ribs, and whole suckling pigs go on the spit for slow and even roasting. Lunch entrees $8.95-$12.95, dinner entrees $16.95-
$34.95. Open weekdays for lunch and dinner; Sat dinner and (Sept-May)