Eye on the World: Rhode Island

written by | Posted on April 3rd, 2013

The Providence Biltmore is located in the heart of downtown Providence, in walking location to many of the sites.

The Providence Biltmore is located in the heart of downtown Providence, in walking location to many of the sites.

The editor's room at the Providence Biltmore.

The editor's room at the Providence Biltmore.

The view of downtown Providence from the Biltmore.

The view of downtown Providence from the Biltmore.

Walking by the bridges in Providence.

Walking by the bridges in Providence.

WaterPlace Park in downtown Providence.

WaterPlace Park in downtown Providence.

A view of the river where the art installation WaterFire takes place from May through October.

A view of the river where the art installation WaterFire takes place from May through October.

Artwork at the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design.

Artwork at the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design.

Chez Pascal, a restaurant in the east side of Providence, offers bratwursts and sandwiches from its Wurst Window during lunch.

Chez Pascal, a restaurant in the east side of Providence, offers bratwursts and sandwiches from its Wurst Window during lunch.

Artwork in the Renaissance hotel, also located in downtown Providence, which was originally constucted as a Masonic Temple.

Artwork in the Renaissance hotel, also located in downtown Providence, which was originally constucted as a Masonic Temple.

This drive-up diner is a tradition in the city and pulls up next to City Hall every night.

This drive-up diner is a tradition in the city and pulls up next to City Hall every night.

The editor's room at the Newport Marriott Hotel & Spa.

The editor's room at the Newport Marriott Hotel & Spa.

The view of the harbor from the hotel.

The view of the harbor from the hotel.

The Breakers, a mansion in Newport built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1895.

The Breakers, a mansion in Newport built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1895.

Rosecliff was built in 1902 for a Nevada silver heiress and has been used in films such as

Rosecliff was built in 1902 for a Nevada silver heiress and has been used in films such as "The Great Gatsby" and "27 Dresses."

The gardens at Rosecliff.

The gardens at Rosecliff.

The Cliff Walk is a 3.5-mile path along the ocean that offers views of the mansions in Newport.

The Cliff Walk is a 3.5-mile path along the ocean that offers views of the mansions in Newport.

A view along the Cliff Walk.

A view along the Cliff Walk.

The Providence Biltmore is located in the heart of downtown Providence, in walking location to many of the sites.The editor's room at the Providence Biltmore.The view of downtown Providence from the Biltmore.Walking by the bridges in Providence.WaterPlace Park in downtown Providence.A view of the river where the art installation WaterFire takes place from May through October.Artwork at the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design.Chez Pascal, a restaurant in the east side of Providence, offers bratwursts and sandwiches from its Wurst Window during lunch.Artwork in the Renaissance hotel, also located in downtown Providence, which was originally constucted as a Masonic Temple.This drive-up diner is a tradition in the city and pulls up next to City Hall every night.The editor's room at the Newport Marriott Hotel & Spa.The view of the harbor from the hotel.The Breakers, a mansion in Newport built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1895.Rosecliff was built in 1902 for a Nevada silver heiress and has been used in films such as "The Great Gatsby" and "27 Dresses."The gardens at Rosecliff.The Cliff Walk is a 3.5-mile path along the ocean that offers views of the mansions in Newport.A view along the Cliff Walk.