Southern New England Meetup!
Sunday 8/30 at Oakland Beach, Warwick RI - Oakland Beach Avenue.
what time, you guys?
If you get there early, I recommend calamari at Iggy's Dough Boy. Iggy's is dog friendly on the patio and in 'THE line.'
For anyone who's never been there or got lost the last time
Exit 18 off RT 95. Rt 1A / Turbers Avenue (the big blue bug exit)
[From Points South] turn right off ramp
[From Points North] turn left off ramp
follow to next light.
Turn right onto Rt 1A. There's a Honey Dew Donut on the left and a scrap yard on the right.
Go past Port of Providence and the gas tanks, up the hill. Follow this road pass dunkin donut, cactus grill, a giant rooster on the sidewalk, a Shell gas stations, a Subway, Sunoco station.
Watch for Port Edgewood Marina then Johnson & Wales Hospitality Center on the left.
At the next light, take a right onto Norwood Avenue (Rt 1A). There's a house painted up Miami Vice colors with a hot pink retaining wall, can't miss it. If you get to a really nice neighborhood then a cove with RI Yacht Club, you went too far.
The next light (Broad Street), is a 5 way stop. There's a soverign bank on the right, a Rite Aid on the left. Across the intersection is Walgreens and Blooming Mad. This is one of the park entrances - don't go that way.
Go left between the big church and the Walgreens onto Rt 117 (Warwick avenue). This will take you past The Al-Mall Dairy mart and pizza, Edgewood Ave, villa ave. The next light is Rt 12, go straight across and this will take you past Shaws Plaza and 4 Paws dog resort.
Stay on 117 - It's apx 5 miles to the beach - it's a 4 lane undivided highway until almost the end.
When you get to the interection of Airport Rd/Warwick Ave/West Shore Road (there's a Dave's Grocery store), 117 will go left down West Shore Road.
Don't go down West Shore Road, keep going straight on Warwick Avenue.
Watch for McDonalds on the left about a mile up (give or take...). This is Sandy lane, go straight here but watch for Super Stop and Shop on the left.
The road will fork here - one lane going each way (Warwick Ave goes left) - go right onto Oakland beach Ave.
At the next light, you will cross back over 117. Stay on Oakland Beach Avenue and keep going straight until you see the beach.
Iggy's is on the right, followed by the playground then the parkinglot goes left. The kidders and I will be somewhere in the vicinity of Iggy's and the playground.
Hope to see more than the regulars there!
Venus of Crooked Creek 1/26/13
Otto von Hena-C 05/23/08
Morgan Donnermond 08/04/01 to 9/28/12 Long Live the Queen!
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