Downcity Paving

In Downcity, Roads by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Phase 2 of the “Downtown Providence Traffic Circulation Improvements” project gets closer to completion as blacktop is laid on Downcity streets.

Downtown Circulator Project Underway

In Downcity, Roads by Jef Nickerson45 Comments

Phase 2 of the “Downtown Providence Traffic Circulation Improvements” have begun in earnest. This morning a lane was dropped on Weybosset Street, Mathewson Street is closed between Weybosset and Chapel (through June), and a worker was out with a giant machine cutting hacking away at the sidewalks. You might be thinking, “Phase 2, did I miss Phase 1.” Well, you …

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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 …

38 Studios to settle at One Empire Plaza

In Buildings, Downcity, Economy by Jef Nickerson7 Comments

Image from Google StreetView PBN reports that Curt Schilling’s controversial 38 Studios company will be calling One Empire Plaza home. One Empire is located at the corner of Empire and Washington across from AS220 in one of the buildings formerly occupied by Blue Cross Blue Shield. In a press release announcing the move, 38 Studios said it hopes to create …