AS220’s Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project and Moving Gallery launch September 29

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AS220 Photo Mem: Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project: September 29 – November 15, 2012 Artists’ Reception: September 29, 2012, 4-9 pm – Gallery at City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street, 2nd Floor Mobile RIPTA Bus Gallery – on Washington St., September 29, 4-9pm AS220, RIPTA, and Nail Communications have come together to produce “MOVING” – a fully functioning RIPTA bus that will …

Six Providence Photographers Capture Removal of I-195

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Photo © Paul Shelasky A photography exhibit documenting the removal of Route 195 begins later this month at Providence City Hall. Six Providence Photographers Capture Removal of I-195 I -195: A Photographic Excavation, an upcoming exhibit at Providence City Hall Gallery, July 26 – August 24th, presents the work of five Rhode Island and one Massachusetts photographer who documented the …

News & Notes

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Historic D.C., mixed-use development, federal transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.

News & Notes

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Rail Service Expansion Imperiled at State Level [The New York Times] “Any notion that somehow rail is subsidized, and other modes of transportation aren’t, is simply not factual,” said Mr. Smith, the president Reconnecting America, a nonprofit transportation advocacy group, who noted that highways and airports were subsidized as well. “Honestly, transportation infrastructure should not be a partisan issue. When …

Gallery Night Bike (photo) Tour (June 17th)

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From The Blog of the Rhode Island Photographic Survey: Dear Wheelers, it has fallen to me to lead the second ever Providence Gallery Night bike tour. On this tour, in which we endeavor to cover the waterfront, and all within the brief span of two short hours we shall visit art galleries of great renown such as: Launch Gallery, Bert …

GC: Photos

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Some recent photos shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © boliyou Photo © Raastah Photo © provbenson2009 If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

GC: Photos – provbenson2009

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Flickr member provbenson2009 has shared some more photos in our Flickr Group: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © provbenson2009 If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Reader Submissions: Shorpy.com

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November 1912. Central Falls, Rhode Island. View of privies, garbage dumps, etc., in back yards near Bed-bug Alley and High Street. Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine for the Child Welfare Exhibit of 1912-13. via: Shorpy.com A reader sent me some links from a site I hadn’t heard of, Shorpy.com. Shorpy.com describes itself as, “History in HD is a …

GC: Photos

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Lots of great photos shared on our Flickr Group recently, here’s a few: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © gunthn Photo © BlueisCoool Photo © Elisa Hebert If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

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More photos from our Flickr Group: Photo © BlueisCoool Photo © BlueisCoool Photo © gunthn Photo © provbenson2009 If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Pedestrian bridges of the world

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As we are discussing the future Providence River Pedestrian Bridge, I thought it may be helpful to look at some existing pedestrian bridges aroung the world. Through the magic of Flikr, here are some: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa Photo (cc) nic221 The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge between Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa is …

GC: Photos – 35 Weybosset Facade

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“Ani Od Chai” submitted the following photos of the 35 Weybosset facade to our Flickr Group: All photos (cc) Ani Od Chai. Read more about 35 Weybosset here and here. If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Southcoast Photo Blog

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Photo from Southcoast Photo Blog I forgot how exactly I came across it, but I have been enjoying the new Southcoast Photo Blog. The blog is what it says, photos from the South Coast area of Massachusetts, New Bedford, Fall River, and environs. I don’t get to the South Coast often (ever), so it is nice to see some photos …

GC: Photos – BlueisCoool

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Flickr member BlueisCoool submitted some photos to our Flickr Group: Photo (cc) BlueisCoool Photo (cc) BlueisCoool Photo (cc) BlueisCoool If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.