Jonathan Weaver –Asst. A&E Editor
Something many college students look forward to during the week is, naturally, the weekend. There’s few ways better to start off the weekend than with Thirsty Thursday. This past Thursday, I left the Anchor office with a few friends, setting out to find a bar to start my weekend in. Luckily, one of the best options to a RIC student is also one of the closest spots to campus.
Camp Nowhere located on Smith Street, no more than a 4 minute drive from campus, is a wildly popular spot for a college crowd, and rightly so. Do you know any other bars that close to RIC’s Campus?
Between $3 drinks, $3 food, and a couple $20 fish bowls, it doesn’t cost much to have a good night. I’ve been to many places around Providence where for three times the total I only received a fraction of the alcohol. Camp Nowhere may be inexpensive, but they don’t skimp on your drinks.
The servers are awesome, and if you treat them right they’ll take care of you. This is a group of people who know you’re out to have a good night and want to make sure that happens.
Beyond the prices and awesome service, the spot and vibe are great too. Everytime you walk in, the place is always packed full of people having a good time, good music playing, and games on the TVs. In addition to never being dull, Nowhere is always hosting some type of special or event. A highlight of these would be trivia on Monday nights. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve never enjoyed trivia before in my life. That being said, this trivia has a twist, so bring friends at 9pm on a Monday, get a few drinks, and see how much you ACTUALLY know.
Camp Nowhere has something for everyone: an awesome craft beer list, $3 glasses of wine, shots for $3 (top shelf is $5), bloody marys for people who like to drink ketchup (Alec, our A&E editor), cheap but delicious food, and their iconic fish bowls complete with a rubber duck floating inside. So be sure to check them out, they always have something going on, the spot is great, and remember; you’ll always have a great time, so make sure you tip your servers well.