4. Insider's TipConsigning is an obsession around here, and in Providence alone, you could furnish a classic seven with a walk on Wickenden Street, near Brown and RISD. Do some real damage at Gallery 500, with 6,000 square feet of furniture circa 1850 to the present. Find stained-glass windows, old rocking horses, bedroom sets, bunk beds, and bookshelves; your kids will occupy themselves with old books and candy from the indulgent owners.
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