In a tour of the site, overlooking College Hill and the Providence skyline, attorney James J. Skeffington said consultants had determined the seven-acre proposed site will support the baseball park that team owners want...
Category - Waterfront
PBN: Would dredging return bustle to riverfront?
Preventing the river from filling in with natural sediment requires periodic dredging, something neither the city nor state has been eager to finance in recent years. The federal government declined to tap a pool of...
195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – September 9, 2013
[alert type=”muted”]A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013...
Providence 4th of July 2013 festival and fireworks at India Point Park
[alert type=”danger”]Find details about 4th of July 2019 events here.[/alert] The City has announced plans for this year’s Fourth of July celebration at India Point Park. See the bottom of the post for...
WPRI: Former EDC chief proposes $400M renewable energy project in Providence
The former executive director of Rhode Island’s Economic Development Corporation wants to build a biomass to renewable energy plant along Providence's waterfront on Allens Avenue, but he said the city needs to commit to...
ProJo: Project for Kettle Point, long at rest, on the move
Rendering of Kettle Point by Union Studio Architecture & Community Design Tuesday night, the city’s Waterfront District Commission unanimously approved the 40-acre, 407-unit, $75-million Kettle Point...
The New York Times: Historic Power Plant in Providence, R.I., May Get Another Chance at an Encore
The New York Times reports that Brown University may be interested in redeveloping the South Street Power Station, better known as the location of the stalled "Dynamo House" project.
Video: Chicago plans riverwalk expansion
NBC Chicago: Chicago Unveils Riverwalk Expansion Plans “A completed riverwalk not only adds to the livability of the city, but will enhance our economy by expanding our recreational offerings for tourists,”...
State RFP for the redevelopment of the “Shooters” site
The State of Rhode Island is soliciting final proposals for the redevelopment of the Shooters site on India Street in Providence. Proposals are due on October 4th with a walk-through scheduled for September 5th. This...
Providence 4th of July 2012 festival and fireworks at India Point Park
The City of Providence will be celebrating the 4th of July again this year with a festival and fireworks at India Point Park. See more information below including the traffic plan and a reminder that no fireworks or...
It’s boating season in Providence
This Saturday Providence Community Boating is hosting a free open house starting at 1pm with skippered sailboat rides and a BBQ. Additionally, there will be Audubon Birds of Prey presentations at 1:15 pm and 2:45 pm...
CBC brings kayaks to Providence
Providence Community Boating center to add kayaks to their fleet, offering memberships, day passes, training, and tours.
Updated: Video: Providence Night Aerial
There's no information to go with this video on YouTube, but apparently it is a camera strapped to a model airplane. Pretty cool!
Last CBC wine tasting of the season!
Last Community Boating Center Wine Tasting of the season, Thursday, December 1st.
Photos: Providence’s New Waterfront
Photos of Providence's newest body of water.
Beer tasting event at the CBC boathouse Thursday
Community Boating Center Beer Tasting, October 20th at 7:30pm.
Occupy Providence, Shooters, & Federal Hill Columbus Day Festival in today's GC: Photos.
Demolition of Shooters to begin tomorrow
The former Shooters Nightclub on the Providence waterfront will be torn down starting tomorrow.