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 to build.
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 funds set aside for dredging projects that maintain cargo shipping channels.
I. Public Session Call to Order: The Chairperson Welcome by Chairperson: Acting Chairperson John Kelly. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting held on August 19, 2013. (Tab 1.) Executive Director’s Report – Review of Activities in Past Month and Proposed Future Activities. Presentation by Friends of India Point Park re: Waterfront Power Lines. Chairman’s Report – Review of …
The City has announced plans for this year’s Fourth of July celebration at India Point Park. See the bottom of the post for information about traffic restrictions and heightened security measures. Mayor Taveras Invites Providence Residents To Celebrate Fourth of July Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra performance and fireworks display highlight BankRI Independence Day Celebration in India Point Park 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 freezing commercial tax rates to make the project happen.
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 development. The project developer is Churchill & Banks of Providence. Richard Baccari II, the firm’s executive vice president, said that after state permits are obtained, construction would begin this summer. A year later, the …
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.
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,” said Lou Raizin, president of Broadway in Chicago.
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 RFP seeks bids from private vendors, marina operators, recreational professionals, concessionaires, restaurant operators, ferry service providers, water based recreational vendors, non-profit organizations, agricultural product marketing …
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 sparklers will be allowed in the park.
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. Anyone who joins either CBC or Audubon Society of Rhode Island as a 2012 member at the event will receive a free bird-watching boat …
Providence Community Boating center to add kayaks to their fleet, offering memberships, day passes, training, and tours.
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 Community Boating Center Wine Tasting of the season, Thursday, December 1st.
Photos of Providence’s newest body of water.
Community Boating Center Beer Tasting, October 20th at 7:30pm.
Occupy Providence, Shooters, & Federal Hill Columbus Day Festival in today’s GC: Photos.
The former Shooters Nightclub on the Providence waterfront will be torn down starting tomorrow.