Tracy Ciccone Performing Arts 1732 Cranston St, Cranston, RI02920 For more than 38 years, Tracy Ciccone Performing Arts has been offering dance lessons to those as young as 16 months old…More and up. Mothers are encouraged to join in with their children. There are currently 16 staff members. The studio offers dance styles such as tap, ballet, hip hop, jazz and gymnastics. September through June are the typical months of operation.
A Pea In The Pod 14 Hillside Rd, Cranston, RI02920 A Pea in the Pod is a member of the Destination Maternity retail chain. It carries a full line of designer maternity…More clothes, including dresses, jeans, coats, sleepwear and lingerie. The location in Garden City Shopping Center is open seven days a week, and carries many stylish options for the mother-to-be.
Tally's 1150 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, RI02920 The shelves, walls, display cases and especially the staff welcome you at Tally's, which has been selling religious…More supplies for more than 130 years and has been located at the base of Garden City on Pontiac Avenue for the last five. Walk in for gifts for weddings, baptisms, Mother's Day or Father's Day or first Communion or items for any other occasion. Tally's supplies many churches in Rhode Island through its website and mail-order catalog, so there's no lacking of stock to choose from.
St. Mary & St. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church 8 Pendleton St, Cranston, RI02920 The St. Mary & St. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church was established in 1979 and holds services every Sunday at 8am.…More Services are also held on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 7am - 9:30am, and Saturday at this church's sister building, The Mother of Light at 2433 Scituate Avenue at 8am and 7pm. The church has a large Sunday school with a staff of 20 who teach children core Christian values while having fun.
Rhode Island chain Chelo's was founded in Cumberland in 1955. This location opened in 1971 and has been offering…More friendly, casual dining for families ever since. A model railroad train circles the main dining room fueled by quarters that are donated to Meeting Street School. Specialties include chowder, clam cakes, and fish and chips. Breakfast is served on Mother's Day and other special occasions.
Auto Mart 1108 Park Ave, Cranston, RI02910 Auto Mart is owned by Walter "Bill" Ohanian, but if you drop by, you're more likely to meet his mother, Sally. Her desk…More sits next to a wall covered with the photographs of 30 years of satisfied customers, while Christmas cards and christening announcements fill the window on the other side. Mrs. Ohanian boasts that since opening in 1982 they have never had a Better Business Bureau complaint and that most of their customers come from referrals by previous clients. The Ohanians specialize in domestic, one-owner cars and trucks, and they usually have a number of contractor-type vans on their small lot. Opening hours are limited, but you can call for an appointment outside of the posted hours. Although empty at the moment, there is a service garage in the same building.
Michael K. Galvin (stylist and owner of Gel Essentialz) was voted Best Hairstylist in Southern New England, in…More addition to winning over 24 major awards and competitions. This is his 25th year in business.
He offers hair services, such a designs, sets and styles, extensions, straightening, perms, color and hair removal. The nail services offered include manicures, pedicures, colors, acrylic, silk nails and couture.
In addition, he provides facials and massage treatments. A variety of spa packages are available, including private events, such as bridal bouquets and mother-and-daughter days.
For the last 17 years, owner Malcolm Najarian has made it his mission to serve the best coffee in a beautiful…More atmosphere. Caffe Bon-Ami, known for its espresso, cappuccino and dark roast specialty coffees, is a coffee house and French bistro founded in honor of Najarian's mother, who was born in France. A family-run operation, Najarian's mother and sister help with the baking and daily preparations. The menu boasts focaccia bread, muffins, Belgian waffles, crepes, soups and hummus, all made from scratch.
In his passionate search for the best tasting coffees, Najarian forgot to take a day off for 14 years straight. Even on Christmas morning, he opens his shop every year to serve waiting customers his famous alcoholic eggnog for free. He works to create the perfect environment to drink his gourmet coffees, with the ceiling in Caffe Bon-Ami as a one-of-kind copper design. Also, the stained-glass window above the entryway is circa 1840.