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!
May is National Bike Month and it is being celebrated here in Rhode Island.
Get to know some of Providence’s lesser known pockets during Jane’s Walk, a global weekend festival inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, on Friday, May 6th, Saturday, May 7th, and Sunday, May 8th.
From the Mayor’s Office: Signature Event in “America’s Coolest City” Returns for Second Year Rebranded and expanded, PVDFest will bring four days of art, music, and to the streets of Providence, June 2-5, 2016 Providence, RI – City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Founding Creative Partner FirstWorks announced PVDFest, Rhode Island’s …
At the December 2015 City Plan Commission meeting, Rhode Island Hospital’s application to amend their Institutional Master Plan to include the demolition of the Pavilion was denied. RIH has appealed, and the appeal will be heard by the Zoning Board of Review this Tuesday. Please join PPS there for a silent protest.
Since its founding in 2012, North Kingstown-based Focal Upright has been shaking up the office furniture industry with its super innovative, funky, and — most importantly — ergonomic designs. In fact, just last week, Focal was recognized with a GOOD DESIGN Award — the most prestigious award of its kind.
Join the Providence Preservation Society on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, as we welcome guest speaker Adele Chatfield-Taylor, former President and CEO of the American Academy in Rome, to our 2016 Annual Meeting at the Providence Public Library Auditorium.
A few events coming up this weekend to celebrate the Holidays
Concepts and priorities discussed will help to inform a detailed 10-year proposal for transforming our state’s transit system a catalyst for sustainable economic growth.
Providence’s neighborhoods help us trace how the city was built, and why. Through them, we reveal the people and cultures that contributed to the city’s evolution. Each neighborhood tells a unique story of Providence and its people. Over time, as the city matured and populations shifted, local landmarks also took on new roles, uses, and meanings and residential, commercial, civic, and recreational spaces evolved.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, August 1st – Sunset: 8:05 pm
Capital Center Commission meeting – Thursday, July 23rd at 12 noon.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, July 18th – Sunset: 8:18 pm
WaterFire will have a basin lighting on Tuesday, July 14th – Sunset: 8:20 pm
The Kennedy Plaza Beer Garden is back! Starting this Thursday, July 9th and every Thursday through September 10th in Burnside Park.
The Downtown Farmers Market in Kennedy Plaza is back starting today and every Tuesday through the end of October.
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra will provide entertainment during the celebration, which will be followed by a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display. The free concert begins at 7:30pm and the fireworks display is scheduled for 9:15pm. A rain date of July 5, 2015 has been set.
Rhode Island Pride kicks of tomorrow, Saturday, June 20th with the annual PrideFest along the riverfront on South Water Street starting at noon. PrideFest is followed up by the Illuminated Night Parade through the streets of downtown starting at 8:30pm.