I have been meaning to write about Providence’s Pinata Center for awhile. Now that Camilla Hawthorn of GoLocalProv has written this fabulous review I have more time to plan the party to go with one of these fabulous pinatas!
All piÃ±atas are not created equally.
That’s what you realize the moment you walk into Sussy DeLeon’s PiÃ±ata Center. Giant, brightly colored, and intricately detailed piÃ±atas smile cheerily from the windows, the walls, and the ceilings. It’s every birthday boy and girl’s dream come true, and it makes you reconsider whether you really knew what a piÃ±ata was before you entered the shop.
A Savvy Mom
DeLeon was planning her son’s first birthday party when she realized that she couldn’t find the beautiful handmade piÃ±atas of her native Guatemala in the United States. Unlike the mass-produced cardboard piÃ±atas readily available here, Guatemalan piÃ±atas are constructed from wire and newspaper and decorated with colorful tissue paper. They’re easier to break, so kids can actually get to the delicious innards without the intervention of a frustrated parent wielding a baseball bat.
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Photo of Sussy DeLeon provided by GoLocalProv