Smith Hill is a district in Providence, up in the northern area in Providence. Only a couple minutes from Federal Hill, Smith Hill provides a sense of entertainment and places to visit. Smith Hill is probably best known for their St Patrick's Parade and Bolivian Festival. Smith Hill has two main streets which are Chalkstone Ave and Smith St.
By public transportation
phone: +1 401 781-9400Services across all of Rhode Island and throughout Providence. Buses 56 and 57 goes straight through the Smith Hill area.
By bicycleIf you have a bike, you can go up and down Smith Hill with no problem. Everything is close by in Smith Hill, that a bike is perfect if you do not want to use a car.
Davis Parkaddress: 50 Raymond St Providence, RI.Davis Park is a great place for kids. Equipped with brand new playground equipments such as swings and slides, Davis park also has a basketball court, 3 baseball fields, and a track.
Rogers Rec Centerphone: +1 401 455-8854address: 60 Camden Ave Providence RI.has a basketball and a swimming pool open in the summer. The basketball court is also known to hold events, volley ball tournaments, basketball tournaments and more. In the summer, the pool is open Monday to Sunday, 12 PM - 5 PM.
Bolivian Festivalphone: +1 401 274-9245address: 244 Smith St, Providence, RI 02908-4933Held on August 15-16, the Bolivian Festival starts at St Patrick's Church and the parade ends in the ice rink downtown. The parade is a dedication to Virgen de Urkupiña. Saturday's time is 2pm through 9pm. Then, on Sunday, the fun begins at 2pm and lasts until 6pm.
St. Patrick's ParadeA celebration of Irish heritage. It has been celebrated on Smith St. for 20+ years, and takes up the entire street. The parade starts at noon.
ALDIaddress: 539 Smith Street Providence, RI 02908A discount grocery store. 25 cent deposit for using a cart, and they charge for bags.
Off Campus Bookstoreaddress: 1017 Smith Street Providence, RIIn business over 16 years, the Off Campus Bookstore provides books for college students at significantly lower prices than those that can be found in University bookstores. A family-run business.
- Mandarin Garden - 555 Chalkstone Ave Providence, RI 02908-3619 (401) 751-0144. A Chinese restaurant right in the middle of Smith Hill. Although they do not deliver they serve fine authentic Chinese food. This small family owned restaurant, may get busy at times, so it is better that you call in rather than waiting inside for your food to be done. Cheap prices for big appetites.
- I Love Mexico - 283 Smith St Providence, RI 02908 (401) 273-2026. Recently opened in Smith Hill, I Love Mexico is a restaurant/bar. Authentic Mexican food is served here, with prices varying. Inside are 2 plasma TVs, making the environment feel comfortable for the costumers. The bar serves any alcohol of your choice.
Newport Creameryaddress: 673 Smith Street, 02908This location, conveniently located right on Smith st., is the only one left in the city of Providence. It has been around for quite a while and offers a friendly, family oriented eating environment. It is an Ice cream shop and grill in one so if you are in the mood for anything ranging from a good burger to fish and chips or a couple scoops of your favorite flavored ice cream all available for a decent price you should consider Newport Creamery. They are also known for their signature shake, the "Awful Awful" which means its awful big and awful good which is available in a variety of flavors. The restaurant also offers an outdoor walk-up window for those interested in enjoying the weather and still having good food or wanting to have their favorite frozen treat.
Cool Licks Creameryaddress: 1808 Smith StreetThis ice cream shop conveniently on smith street on the edge of Centerdale offers 24 flavors of soft serve ice cream, multiple flavors of hard ice cream, as well as an assortment of other delicious frozen treats. Take the family out in the nice weather and enjoy the outdoor seating to enjoy a frozen treat or two.
Smith Hill Tapphone: +1 401 331-3235address: 465 Smith St. ProvidenceA 21+ bar on Smith Street. A small bar with plenty of drinks and the price varies. Open til late into the night.
Club Xaddress: 681 Valley St. Providence, RIAn indoor club, but in the summer, also has an outside part to go party. Open 4 nights a week, you can party the night away. There are some days where there are themes, such as hip-hop night and Latin night. Depending on the theme/event the age limit varies with it. The price ranges from 10$ to ladies free. It is usually 21+ for men and 18+ for women, but depending on the theme it may change.
Bradley's Caféaddress: 571 Admiral St Providence, RI, 02908Located behind Providence College, Bradley's Café includes a full menu of beer along with a mixed variety of mixed drinks all at a fair price. This is a College hotspot on Thursdays so if that's not your crowd, Thursday may not be the night for you. Come down and enjoy a drink, watch a game, have a bite from the menu and bump elbows with the locals.
Adept Property Management - 531 Smith St, Providence, RI 02908 (800)-275-8777 - Apartments are up for rent around this neighborhood.
This postal office is small and compact. There is a mailbox placed in front of the post office, and mail can be dropped off in the post office
Elmhurst Hair Salon - 1017 Smith Street, Providence, RI. Family Owned and operated for over 3 decades now under new management, this shop has seen much come and go in the Smith Hill neighborhood. With an old school vibe and quality barbers behind the chair this shop is sure to give more than just a good cut. If you're in the area be sure to stop by.
Fargnoli ParkThis park offers a playground for the children, a baseball field for local little league team games, basketball courts for all ages, and in the summer time there is even a free water park sponsored by the city of Providence. This park is clean, well kept, easily accessible, has convenient parking, and is close to a Dunkin' Donuts, Pizza Shop and gas station. Conveniently located on the Ripta bus 57 route.