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Providence Geeks – September 23, 2009

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Tonight’s Geeks Dinner has been moved to Trinity Brewhouse. From the Providence Geeks: It’s September, and Geeks is back in full-force! Few folks (even geeks) realize that every day in a renovated mill in Olneyville, hundreds of engineers and designers build some of the world’s most powerful simulation software. At September’s Geek Dinner, we’ll get a look into SIMULIA (formerly …

Craftland Hooha tomorrow, be there!

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Our year-round, full-time, perpetual Craftland Shop is now open for business! And you are cordially invited to the Craftland Grand Opening Hooha Celebration! We will honor the work of independent artists by swaying to festive music, eating cheese logs and smashing piñatas! Drinks abound! Friday, September 18th, 5-9pm Music, food, drink (and piñatas at 8pm!) 235 Westminster Street, Providence RI …

Providence War Memorial Relocation

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The Providence War Memorial has been under construction for some time, but until recently it has been all work on the footings, we now see the memorial itself taking shape. Photos by Jef Nickerson This is a reconfiguration of the memorial that used to sit outside the Dunkin’ Donuts Center before renovation. When it was at the Dunk the panels …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © e_pics from Flickr Photo © SecondEmpire from Flickr Photo © bryanj87 from Flickr Photo © Raastah from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

PPS Most Endangered Properties Photography Exhibit

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The Providence Preservation Society’s most endangered properties are being highlighted at a photography exhibit at the Peerless Lofts on Westminster Street. The Providence Preservation Society’s acclaimed annual Most Endangered Properties Photography Exhibit will appear September 10 through October 10 in the atrium of the historic Peerless Building at 150 Union Street in downtown Providence. This collaborative effort between PPS and …

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City Plan Commission Meeting – September 15, 2009

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Notice of Regular Meeting • Tuesday, September 15, 2009 • 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: August 18, 2009 Director’s Report Discussion with commission members to determine schedule and dates for presentation of future neighborhood plans. Land Development Project 1. …

T.F. Green Intermodal Facility, August Update

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From RIAC: Intermodal Overview In August, Governor Donald L. Carcieri, Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, RI Department of Transportation Director Mike Lewis, RI Airport Corporation Director Kevin Dillon and local elected officials and media received a construction update of the Intermodal project at TF Green Airport. As part of the update, Governor Carcieri led a hardhat tour, taking guests across the …

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Downcity Design Review Committee – September 14, 2009

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Notice of Regular Meeting • Monday, September 14, 2009 • 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: August 3, 2009 Project Review 1. DRC Application No. 09.08, 159 Weybosset Street (Public Hearing) The subject of the hearing will be an application …

GC: Photos – Thayer

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A couple photos from Thayer Street submitted to our Flickr Group by Raastah: Photo © Raastah from Flickr Photo © Raastah from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

AIDS Walk returns to downtown – October 29, 2009

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AIDS Project Rhode Island’s annual AIDS Walk is moving from Roger Williams Park to Downtown this year, to help boost the visibility of the event. The walk was also moved from June to October so that it takes place when college students are in town and so they can participate. Both good moves I think. Slightly confusingly, they are moving …

GC: Photos

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Here’s a random collection of recent photos submitted to our Flickr Group: Waterfire © pupdadco from Flickr Harris Avenue Fruit & Produce Warehouse in 1996 © e_pics from Flickr Downcity skyline © Data Janitor from Flickr Roger Williams Park Casino © Data Janitor from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Foo starts now

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Just in case you were unaware of it, the Fooiness has commenced and will be running into the night. Empire at Washington Street is where it’s at.

Street Painting Festival is moving

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Photo by RunawayJim from Flickr The Providence Street Painting Festival is moving to Westminster Street this year. The festival will be held September 26th starting at 9am at the corner of Westminster and Union Streets Downcity. Westminster Street at Union Street Downtown Providence, RI Saturday, September 26, 2009 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Rain date October 3) Enjoy the diversity …

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City Plan Commission – August 18, 2009

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As Matt noted, CPC next week is devoted to the Elmhurst and Mount Pleasant neighborhood plans: Notice of Regular Meeting • Tuesday, August 18, 2009 • 4:45 PM Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: July 21, 2009 Director’s Report Providence Tomorrow …

GC: Photos – Don Rogers

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Don Rogers shares some of his photos of Waterplace and Downcity in our Flickr Group: Photo © Don Rogers from Flickr Photo © Don Rogers from Flickr Photo © Don Rogers from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Providence Roller Derby – August 16, 2009

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The Rhode Island Riveters vs The Detroit Roller Girls! The Rhode Island Convention Center is the place to be on August 16th! The Rhode Island Riveters vs The Detroit Roller Girls. This is a double header with the Killah Bees vs TBA starting things out. Doors open at 5pm, Bees Bout at 6pm and the Riveters Bout is at 7:30pm. …