In contrast to the fertile period from the late '90s and into the new decade -- when Nick-a-Nee's, the Wild Colonial, the Red Fez, the Decatur Lounge, and Lili Marlene's burst upon the Providence scene -- things have waned a bit n recent years.
Babe's closed. The Custom House closed. And we know all about the Decatur.
Now, good guy David Segal offers the news that Talk of the Town, a downtown Providence mainstay, will serve its last rounds on Wednesday night.