In the two years since our last Power of Place Summit, Rhode Island has experienced some very positive developments. Our economy is stronger, cranes are once again on the downtown skyline, our quality of place is the subject of numerous magazine articles and new companies and industries are choosing our state as a place to locate, create jobs and grow.
Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.
Providence Preservation Society will hold its Winter Bash fundraiser, a three- time Best of RI award winner, on Saturday, March 3 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at ALCO, 317 Iron Horse Way. Now in its 15th year, the themed celebration showcases the potential in old city buildings and forwards the PPS mission to improve Providence through historic preservation and thoughtful design and planning.
Press release from Providence Preservation Society: Providence Symposium Examines Historic Preservation and Urban Displacement PPS Presents Free Programs with Local and National Experts on October 18 and 21 The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) presents the 2017 Providence Symposium, Sites and Stories: Mapping a Preservation Ecosystem, October 18 and 21 in Fox Point. The program examines how to preserve sites and …
PVD City Drinks All are welcome for open networking and community around urbanization, development, transportation, and other topics that effect the quality of life in Providence and Rhode Island. Event Facebook Page [box]Wednesday, September 6, 2017 – 5:30pm-7:30pm Aurora, 276 Westminster Street[/box]
PVD City Drinks All are welcome for open networking and community around urbanization, development, transportation, and other topics that effect the quality of life in Providence and Rhode Island. Event Facebook Page [box]Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – 5:30pm-7:30pm Aurora, 276 Westminster Street[/box]
Image from Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism by Michael Christofaro The City of Providence will celebrate with fireworks, food, music, and more at India Point Park on July 4th. Details from the Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased …
Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May! Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk promotes urban literacy by encouraging people to get out and explore their neighborhoods.
The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) is pleased to present the Festival of Historic Houses on June 2-3, 2017 in the Upper Elmwood Historic District.
Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined local businesses representatives and community members to relaunch Providence’s #ThinkPVD campaign encouraging residents and visitors to “think, shop, and buy locally” in the City this holiday season.
The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) announces the 2016 Providence Symposium, Why Preserve?, November 3-4, 2016 at the Industrial Trust Building, 111 Westminster Street.
The weekly Music Series + Beer Garden kicks off for the season this Thursday at Burnside Park in Kennedy Plaza
Providence 2016 4th of July Celebration starts at 4:30pm at India Point Park.
This Saturday, Rhode Island Pride celebrates the 40th Annual Rhode Island Gay Pride Festival and Parade.
[box]Capital Center Commission Meeting Meeting Notice – Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – 12:00 noon Doorley Municipal Building 444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903[/box] Agenda Roll Call Minutes – Meeting of April 13, 2016 Parcel 3S: One Citizens Plaza – Proposal to install a new exterior door, stair and landing on the east side of the building …
Vigils for the victims of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando are being held in Providence Monday night and Tuesday evening.
Building Bridges is a new movement to activate, celebrate, imagine, and help realize Providence’s future premiere riverfront park and its pedestrian bridge, and THE LAUNCH! is our exciting first event. Together, we can show what an amazing, vibrant public space this can be, and why building our park and bridge is so important!
In Downcity and its merchant members are excited to announce the colorful return of the Downcity Cinco de Mayo Block Party on Saturday May 7th from 11am to 6pm. We will be celebrating the local flavors, sounds, and textures of our city–all along Westminster Street!