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PopUp Providence accepting applications for Year 2 projects

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In 2013, the Providence Redevelopment Agency dedicated $150,000 for the City’s first tactical urbanism program, PopUp Providence, to be allocated in $50,000 increments over a period of three years. For its inaugural year, the PRA coordinated with the City’s Planning Department and several community organizations to implement a variety of “demonstration” projects.

A Better World by Design Conference, September 28-30, 2012

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Each year, A Better World by Design brings a global community of innovators to Providence, Rhode Island to reach across disciplines and unite under a common goal: building a better world. Internationally acclaimed and led completely by students, ABWxD creates a multidisciplinary community; engineers, architects, industrial designers, graphic designers, educators, and many others come together to discuss their work and …

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Armadillo Commander Photo © Ken Zirkel

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © h ssan Photo © M4D1

Summer Solstice Celebration at Burnside Park, June 23

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It’s nearly time for the return of Burnside Park beer gardens, outdoor evening concerts and storytime mornings—along with a host of new programs starting this summer! On June 23rd, 2012 Greater Kennedy Plaza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism are kicking off the summer season with the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration On the Plaza! A FREE, all-day …

Reader: Silverman found! Plus picnic tables

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Remember Silverman, or tin man, or whatever he was called. He had been floating around in the river for a few years now, but has been missing for a while. A reader contacted us and has solved the mystery of what happened to him: For about a month or so, the tin foil man floating in the Providence River has …

The Rhode Island Nosedive

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Submitted by a reader: The classic move performed by many residents of the small state. Its a small state with a lot of ocean, but there is plenty of room for reckless merging. Videos by

Mark your calendars, 195 is Falling

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Unfortunately, this event will not be happening. Check out the Pronk event happening at India Point Park that day. We don’t have any details on this yet, but it is sure to be a good time. Follow Wooly Fair on Facebook for more.

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