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Snowblogging: Miracle Edition

In GC: Photos, Snow, Weather by Jef Nickerson7 Comments

THAT my friends is a shoveled sidewalk on the Atwells Avenue Bridge over Route 95. Yes, it is true. But wait, don’t think I’m gonna be all sunshine and moonbeams. A for effort to get this thing cleared so soon after last night’s snowicane, but I have complaints. Every winter, at some point this sidewalk does get cleared. But this …

Dunk’s South Plaza Update

In Arts, Downcity, Parks/Open Space by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

I snapped this quick pic of the South Plaza at the Dunk last week. Since then the landscaping has been finished and the construction fences have come down, I think it is done. A comment in the previous post about this stated that there would be a lighting component to the plaza. “Dubbed The Horizon Garden, Kim’s plan would transform …

The Dunk’s south plaza

In Parks/Open Space by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

I have bemoaned before that the south plaza* at The Dunk (the entrance facing the Hilton) was unfinished and sad. Thankfully, the last several weeks, work has been going on to finish the south plaza. There has been all sorts of fencing blocking the view of what they were doing, but today I was able to get a good look …

Woe is The Dunk

In Buildings by Jef Nickerson10 Comments

Yesterday’s Journal reported on the financial constraints at the Dunkin Donuts Center. While the shiny new Dunk opened to much fanfare and promises of increased income for the state (the Dunk’s owner) and visitors to the city, we all know that the economy jumped off a cliff and took all those revenue and visitors with it. Certainly the economy has …