Hope Street Cyclovía – September 15, 2013

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Mayor Taveras Hosts Providence Cyclovía on Hope Street Sunday, September 15 from 11am to 3pm PROVIDENCE, RI – On Sunday, September 15, Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence will host the last of three Cyclovía events in Providence this summer season. The event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will open Hope Street exclusively for use by …

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Holiday events tonight

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Every night at Craftland we are here for your art buying needs, but tonight is extra special. Join us to celebrate this year’s 5 Providence artists who have their images on the Buy Art Providence buttons.

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City Plan Commission Meeting May 15, 2012

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Notice of Regular Meeting Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development 1st Floor Meeting Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of meeting minutes from April 16th and April 24th, 2012 meetings – for action Director’s Report Minor Subdivision 1. Case No. 12-015MI – 157 Hope Street The applicant is …

Black Friday

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Shop Local Shop Downcity is running down all the sales happening in the Westminster Street area today on their Facebook page. Check it out or just head Downcity. And don’t forget to pick-up your Downcity Bingo Card for a chance to win prizes for shopping Downcity. The Hope Street Winter Stroll is next weekend, but the merchants up there are …

Free holiday parking starts Nov. 26

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City of Providence Press Release: Shoppers offered two hours of free parking to make it easier for people to Buy Providence this holiday season PROVIDENCE – Holiday shoppers will be able to park two hours for free in designated commercial districts throughout Providence beginning Friday, November 26th. Mayor David N. Cicilline kicked off the annual parking program to help boost …

News & Notes

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RIPTA restoring 100 daily runs with re-opening of Warwick Mall [Warwick Beacon] I had no idea 100 trips ran to Warwick Mall, probably because that is the total of 3 different bus lines. There must be someway for RIPTA to make it more apparent that so many buses go to the mall. Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Touts “Death Knell” for LNG …

A closer look at the proposed Drive-Thru on Hope Street

In Buildings, Development, Featured by Jef Nickerson16 Comments

Kath Connoly got the planning documents for the proposed drive-thru coffee shop on Hope Street and posted them to the Preserve Providence’s Hope Street Facebook Group. Ugh. Blergh. Sigh. Yay! The drive-thru can stack 12 cars! So where are we going to start with this one? Surprisingly, we’re going to start in South County. As you can see from the …

Proposed Drive-Thru coffee shop on Hope Street

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Image from Google StreetView On the Zoning Board of Review agenda for August 16th is a proposal to demolish Clarke Flower Shop on Hope Street and replace it with a drive-thru “coffee shop.” SCHARTNER FLORISTS, LLC, OWNER AND ACREI, INC., APPLICANT: 394-398 Hope Street, also known as Lots 35 and 36 on the Tax Assessor’s Plat 9, located in a …

MLK Day of Service: “Hope Street Sweep”

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GC:PVD reader Jessica will is organizing a clean up on Hope Street on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday. Hope Street Sweep How often do you feel less Hope-ful when you see the trash strewn about Hope Street? On Monday, January 18th starting at 9am, I’ll be picking up trash along Hope Street in Providence, RI. I plan to start …