As in 2010, this year we are seeking your input on those surveys. We will be sending surveys to the candidates for Providence Mayor by the end of the month; please use the comments section the questions you’d like the candidates to answer. When the candidates return the surveys, we will be posting the results […]
Imagine if this street in Strasbourg, France was Route 2 in Cranston or North Main Street in Providence. Le sigh.
ProJo reports that the City Council has approved a tax-stabilization agreement for the Capitol Cove building in Capital Center. The building will continue to house Johnson & Wales dormitories but the developer hopes to build a 169-unit apartment building next door.
195 Redevelopment District Commission has scheduled meetings on July 21 and 23, 2014.
This won’t be car-free urbanist living to be sure, the article describes the development as featuring underground parking with elevator access, but it will give people the option of dipping their toes into the environment of living closely with neighbors, the option to at least consider walking to Garden City to buy groceries or have […]
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Car-free in Helsinki, history of hating cities, ideas from Somerville, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Park(ing) Day will feature the state’s first ever temporary protected bike lane from Dean Street to Tobey on Broadway. We hope the temporary installation will start a conversation on permanent changes that can be made to our city streets to better support biking.
DRC to review modifications to Alex + Ani building and Burnside Park at their July 14th meeting.
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will temporarily relocate all bus stops out of Kennedy Plaza beginning Saturday, July 12, 2014 to accommodate City of Providence renovations of the Plaza.
Swans, Football, snow, Waterplace, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
The 195 Commission meets on July 9th to discuss issues related to park design.
195 Commissioners cannot agree if they like the proposed park designs along the Providence River.
The City of Providence will be celebrating the 4th again this year with fireworks and a performance by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra at India Point Park.
195 Commission to review new parks, interim uses, nightclubs, and development proposals at June 30th meeting.
Providence will have 3 cyclovía events this year, the first takes place this Sunday on Broad Street in South Providence.
A noteworthy piece of the city’s industrial past is threatened with demolition as the owner of the Ward Baking Co. administration building Monday will seek permission from the city’s Historic District Commission to tear down the structure.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, things may be looking up for the future of Providence’s former Interstate 195 lands.