Home of the Italian mob (note the numerous "Free Buddy Cianci!" shirts worn by college students in the city), Brown University
(the ugly stepchild of the Ivy League- where you can graduate taking all classes pass/fail), RISD (which somehow managed to out-Brown Brown University
College (where the kids their take more
pride in their BAC than their GPA), Federal Hill
(great Italian food- a good side benefit
of the Italian mob), Providence Place
Mall (funded by the mob, like everything else in this city), and lots and lots and lots of 'hood. There is no middle
ground in Providence
- you're either in a rich neighborhood or the projects. Oh, and waterfire is pretty cool.
Person A- So, where are you from?
Person B- Providence.
Person A- Oh, you mean Boston's runt cousin?
Person B- Yeah, except the mobsters still
run our town.