Crazy Calzone’s Deli in Providence, Rhode Island is so far out there with their calzone love, you could say they’re “crazy.” They have over thirty different choices of calzone on their menu, not counting all of the custom calzones that you can make by mixing and matching their vast selection of ingredients. If you’ve ever wondered what a steak and banana calzone would taste like, this is the place where you can lay the issue to rest. The store is maintained spotlessly clean and service is lightning fast. Orders are fired up in the kitchen as they’re being collected at the cashier. Crazy Calzone’s is the perfect place to grab a quick, wholesome bite of Italian pastry perfection.
Meeting Street’s menu is stocked with tasty sandwiches, soups, salads, and desserts, all made in-house with organic, locally sourced ingredients. Patrons can launch their eating adventure with a tomato salad served with fresh mozzarella and balsamic vinaigrette ($8.25) and then sample a wide variety of sandwiches—all of which are made to order with natural, hormone-free meats—such as the brown bear ($13.50), which combines roast Angus beef with ham, turkey, and swiss cheese. Entrees, such as the chicken, rice, and beans platter ($12.95) or the chicken and vegetable plate ($12.95), which features a large helping of marinated chicken breast served with either steamed vegetables or broccoli, continue the culinary tour. Put the lid on the meal with a Meeting Street cookie ($4.50) and escort it down the mouth-pipe with a bottomless cup of coffee ($2.75).
The styles in the window and the way people pay might have changed since Berk?s Store opened up shop in 1900, but the store still maintains its commitment to providing its customers high-quality casual footwear and apparel. As they peruse the store, shoppers can find boxes filled with desert boots by Clarks, sstylish flats by Toms and Dansko, and the ghosts of basketball players past wearing classic Chuck Taylor high-tops by Converse. For those who prefer to shop by phone or telegram, the store offers free shipping within the continental United States.
Independently owned and operated, Sneaker Junkies features an eclectic array of dashing duds, spanning the spectrum of high-top sneakers, graphic tees, stylish jackets, and hip accessories. Don a Stüssy or Kid Robot T-shirt, liven up ligaments with a pair of gold Reebok trainers ($80), and deflect bird bombardiers with the power of a Crooks and Castles cap ($40). Since Sneaker Junkies speaks fashion-forward foot language, it stocks a wide variety of emerging and established brands such as Nike, Puma, Hellz Bellz, and Married to the Mob.
Ease into the day with a 6:45 a.m. Vinsyana yoga class with rising-sun salutations on Mondays or empower your prettiest part with a belly-dance class on Thursdays. Hula-hoop dance and urban hip-hop bring rhythm, grace, and choreography into any weekly routine or routine of salvaging dryer lint to stuff a spare mattress. New classes are added to The Spot's schedule about every six weeks, so fast learners can mix and match their five to master the fancy footwork of a wide array of dances (all classes must be redeemed within five weeks of attending the first session.)
The team at Now Yoga and Fitness bring the ancient art of yoga into the 21st century by filling their studio with technology designed to enhance sessions. Hanging on the wall above students, six SunSquare lights simulate the rays from the sun to help reverse the effects of seasonal affective disorder, which is caused by a lack of sunlight. These same lights emit LED heating to dilate blood vessels and relax muscles during hot-yoga classes. On the floor, EdenPure heaters infuse the room with moisture while purifying the air with antimicrobial and anti-swear-word heating coils.