Smith Street Update

In Development, Retail by Matthew Coolidge14 Comments

Despite some tough economic times, there have been a lot of positive changes on Smith Street in the last year and in the last few months in particular. Smith Street is one of those streets that has amazing potential to be a great urban masterpiece with shops and services lining its curbs all the way to North Providence and great …

Elmhurst Neighborhood Cleanup – April 25, 2009

In Environment, Events by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

From Elmhurst Clean & Green: Hi folks, Major Spring clean up this Sat 4/25. Meet 9-9:45am at parking lot of Nathanael Greene school for coffee and instructions. Tools, bags, gloves and water will be provided. Will go until about 1pm. Cleaning several areas to include Smith from Academy to Oakland, Eaton from PC to Douglas, Davis Park, etc. Assisting us …

New “Downtown” 5K?

In Recreation by Bret AncowitzLeave a Comment

I received an e-mail a while back screaming the headline “New Downtown 5k!” about the new St. Patrick’s Day 5K coming up this Saturday on March 21st. “Awesome!” I initially thought… “Sign me up…” I’ve run in the CVS Downtown 5K for the last 4 summers and have always enjoyed it. Hosting several thousand runners, many of whom are from …

Elmhurst Neighborhood Cleanup

In Events by Matthew Coolidge4 Comments

Friends of Elmhurst, a neighborhood organization, will be discussing a neighborhood cleanup event to be held in March. The group meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30pm at 700 Capitol Ridge off of Smith Street.

Elmhurst Charrette

In Government by Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

I received a postcard in the mail last week reminding me that the Providence Tomorrow Neighborhood Charrette for Elmhurst and Mt. Pleasant, my neighborhood, was this week. That’s right, February 25-27 at Triggs Memorial Golf Course. If you were wondering, here’s what you missed today: Neighborhood Character 9-11am Commercial Corridors 11:30am-1:30pm Infrastructure 2-4pm Livable Neighborhoods 6-9pm I arrived around 7:30 …