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ProJo: Bustling recreational destination planned for vacant Shooters site in Providence

In Infrastructure by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

Former “Shooters” Building in 2010 Seven years after Rhode Island voters approved buying the former Shooters nightclub site on the Providence waterfront to turn it into a recreational destination, plans to redevelop the vacant lot may finally be inching forward. The state Department of Environmental Management wants to build a fishing pier, transient boating marina and ferry dock at the …

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2017 Providence 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

In Events by Greater City Providence5 Comments

Image from Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism by Michael Christofaro The City of Providence will celebrate with fireworks, food, music, and more at India Point Park on July 4th. Details from the Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased …

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2015 Providence 4th of July Celebration

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The Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra will provide entertainment during the celebration, which will be followed by a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display. The free concert begins at 7:30pm and the fireworks display is scheduled for 9:15pm. A rain date of July 5, 2015 has been set.

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Providence 4th of July 2013 festival and fireworks at India Point Park

In Arts, Events, Waterfront by Greater City Providence4 Comments

The City has announced plans for this year’s Fourth of July celebration at India Point Park. See the bottom of the post for information about traffic restrictions and heightened security measures. Mayor Taveras Invites Providence Residents To Celebrate Fourth of July Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra performance and fireworks display highlight BankRI Independence Day Celebration in India Point Park PROVIDENCE, …

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Pop-Up Play Day! – May 11, 2013

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Photo: Pop-Up Adventure Play From the Providence Children’s Museum: Pop-Up Play Day! Saturday, May 11 | India Point Park PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence’s first Pop-Up Play Day takes place at India Point Park on Saturday, May 11 from 12 to 5 PM, presented by the Partnership for Providence Parks, Providence Children’s Museum, the City of Providence, Kidoinfo and other partners. …

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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 © Ken Zirkel Photo © provbenson2009

RIDOT announces start of work on Washington Bridge Linear Park

In Bicycles, Parks/Open Space, Pedestrians, Transportation by Jef Nickerson24 Comments

RIDOT is prepared to start work on the long awaited Washington Bridge Linear Park. The park is set to be built on remaining sections of the old Washington Bridge and will connect pedestrians and cyclists from Providence’s India Point Park to the East Bay Bike Path in East Providence. As a result of work, the current passage over the bridge …

Providence 4th of July 2012 festival and fireworks at India Point Park

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The City of Providence will be celebrating the 4th of July again this year with a festival and fireworks at India Point Park. See more information below including the traffic plan and a reminder that no fireworks or sparklers will be allowed in the park. Mayor Taveras Invites Providence Residents to Celebrate Fourth of July Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra …

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Victory Plating, the letter ‘E’, Shriners, and more in today’s GC: Photos.