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HOPE!

As one Greater City Providence member pointed out to me, my initial posts about Providence Tomorrow had something of a negative tone, and he wished to reassure me that things are actually looking quite hopeful. And you know what? He’s right! My skepticism is almost exclusively directed at some of the the anti-growth, anti-development, and […]

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Long week, interesting week, informative week, fun week

The main sessions of the Providence Tomorrow charrettes are over. There’s a work session for Planning staff and the charrette facilitators Friday at 400 Westminster. The public is welcome to drop in, add more photos to the collection, and talk to the staff about the week. On Saturday there will be a wrap up session […]

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First impressions; ‘Providence Tomorrow’ Tuesday sessions

Wow. Huh. Hum… Those are the first words that pop into my head after participating in the first day of Providence Tomorrow planning charrettes. Not since medical school have I ever participated in an activity that left me so exhilarated, angry, hopeful, and depressed, all in one sitting. I’ll start “Part I” by reviewing my […]

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Providence Tomorrow

The City of Providence has begun the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance. The city has invited the public to be part of the process of re-evaluating the Comprehensive Plan, and started that public involvement on Wednesday, July 26th with a workshop and ice cream social at Roger Williams Park Casino. The […]

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