U.S. Conference of Mayors in Providence

In Events, Video by David RochaLeave a Comment

It may or may not be news to you that the 77th annual U.S. Conference of Mayors will be taking place in Providence this year, and it seems that Mr. Cicilline has created (well, paid somebody else to create) this spiffy little video to give a taste of what the visiting mayors can expect here. I think the emphasis on the …

Just a cool video

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This is nothing to do with anything really, just a video I stumbled upon that I thought was really compelling. This is a from a series that photographer Keith Loutit is working on of Sydney, Australia. The one above is from Sydney’s Gay Pride Mardi Gras celebration. More videos from the project are available for viewing on Keith’s Vimeo Channel …

In Like a Lion

In Snow, Video by Jef Nickerson3 Comments

In Like a Lion This morning we had a quick blast of very slippery slush. Tomorrow though, the apocalypse is coming. I’m hearing reports of up to 15 inches of snow! Dear Mother Nature: I would be pleased to not have to go to work tomorrow. Love, Me

Scary birds attacking Providence!

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Why has no one ever sent me a link to this before? I think I saw one of these birds eating a pigeon in Burnside Park a few months ago. The post on YouTube has this to say about this pair: There are 95 known nesting pairs of peregrine falcons in New England.The nest in Providence has produced 22 nestlings …

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Bret discusses Transit 2020 on “The City”

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This month Greater City Providence’s Vice President, Bret Ancowitz appears on The City, Mayor Cicilline’s cable access television show. Also appearing are Scott Wolf, Executive Director, Grow Smart RI and Garry Bliss, Director of Policy, City of Providence. The topic of conversation was the recently released Transit 2020 Report. We look forward to having Garry at our next GC: Exchange …