College takes a hit on your bank account, and sometimes your relationship with your significant other is the main victim. But, do not feel discouraged! Keep reading to discover ten cute date ideas to around JWU!
1. Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Flowers are in bloom, just like your love grows. Take a stroll through beautiful landscapes or in a nice secluded greenhouse.
2. Pastiche Desserts
While it is rather often crowded in this small French pastry bakery, they offer a range of desserts from cakes to espresso drinks. Be sure to stop by to experience a little bit of Paris. Beware though, there is usually a wait if you come after eight p.m.
3. Prospect Terrace Park
Providence has their own New York named park. It’s quite a climb up through the East side neighborhood and when you reach the top it’s worth the effort. Catch a colorful sunset of downtown providence.
4. Rhode Island School of Design Museum
The RISD Museum is known to be one of the best in the state. These exhibits interact with you and come alive off the walls. It’s a unique experience and one you’ll want to catch on Sundays (free to the public). The Museum showcases some of the best contemporary art worldwide. Come share your thoughts about this new and exciting art. Check out this link for their hours!
5. Ice Skate at Alex and Ani City Center
If winter is upon you, try out the ice skating rink in the heart of downtown Providence. Enjoy gracefully skating (if you can skate like ) and take in the twinkling string of lights that hang from the high buildings on an evening stroll…which brings me to my next idea..
6. La Creperie
Craving French food and fresh eats after skating in the cold? Hike up to Brown University for an array of reasonably priced gourmet savory and sweet crepes that will sure satisfy your cravings and appetite. Check out their menu here!
7. AS 220 FOO(D)
Enjoy an open kitchen setting with arty décor and supporting a local art community! Offering daily specials, fresh brewed coffee, and hot or iced tea, this place will sure bring some memories of enjoy good food and looking at art afterward.
8. Olga’s Cup and Saucer
With the Blooming garden in the spring and daily specials for brunch this cozy restaurant will be a cute getaway on a late Sunday morning from all the business of life. Enjoy coffee, tea, specialty drinks, great service, and upscale comfort dishes. You’ll be sure to find your niche here at Olga’s. Don’t be turned away by the name! Check out their menu here!
9. Nick’s on Broadway
Providence is known for their quite few Johnson and Wales Culinary Students working for upscale restaurants around town. Nick’s is one of them. Open for lunch and dinner during the week and offering a brunch during the weekend watch cook’s working as a near perfect team in their open kitchen. Watch out though, Saturday and Sunday brunch is a hit at this place so be in for a wait or get there before or close to the time they open at. Nick’s offers farm to table food and you’re sure to find something you’ll love. See the menu here!
10. Vanuatu Coffee
The bohemian inspired coffee shop as quite niches with natural sunlight located in Federal Hill, just a short walk from downcity. Specializing in coffee from fair trades sources, they also offer sandwiches and array of sweets from local bakeries. Find some time to come here and enjoy quite time with a loved one and talk while experiencing great service as well.