Yellow Jackets working hard in PPAC Square clearing snow.
Heavens to Betsy, I was almost struck by lightning on Weybosset Street so I hid in the parking garage at PPAC Square.
This morning the Providence Performing Arts Center was joined by Mayor Angel Taveras and Governor Lincoln Chafee in officially unveiling the new PPAC Square, otherwise known as the intersection of Weybosset and Mathewson Streets. At the event, PPAC’s President Lynn Singleton presented Governor Chafee with a Founder’s Award in recognition of work he did as a U.S. Senator to secure …
A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © lddana51two
Late last year the City planted trees along Weybosset at PPAC Square. Including a set of little Christmas tree evergreens in the planters along the west side of Weybosset Street. Yesterday, the Christmas trees were out. I’m told they will replanted at Bucklin Park tomorrow during an Earth Day ceremony today as part of an Arbor Day event, yay. New …
Yellow Jackets, Parking, and National Grid.
Empire and Weybosset Streets are set to become two-way on Tuesday, January 10th. Share your impressions of the new traffic pattern.
Woonasquatucket, Westminster, Providence 375, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Trees being planted in PPAC Square.
Work on Weybosset Street at PPAC Square is chugging right along.
Some progress photos from the Weybosset Street/PPAC Square project.
Photos from lunchtime today of the Weybosset Street Comfort Station coming down.
PPAC Square storefront, students on the hill, Westminster Mall, and more in GC:Photos
Fake trees in the stumps on Weybosset Street.
Yay new retail, boo restricted sidewalks.
Click Image to enlarge Today the Mayor’s Office held a press conference announcing the designation of the intersection of Weybosset and Mathewson Streets as “PPAC Square.” This is part of the larger Downtown Circulator Project. Speakers included the Mayor, Director of Planning and Development Thom Deller, Joe Walsh the Chairman of the PPAC Board, and Laurie White of the Greater …
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 …