In June, the Providence Department of Planning & Development hosted a demonstration day of the City Walk project on Broad Street. The one-day demonstration tested concepts and gathered community feedback.
The Providence Rink will be open for ice skating season starting on Saturday, November 15th at 10:00am. Regular hours of operation during the week are Monday through Friday, 10am until 10pm and new hours for Saturdays and Sundays are 10am until 10pm. The Rink is open on all winter holidays.
Bike To Work Day: Mayor announces expanded Cyclovía program for 2013 Photo from Mayor Taveras’ Facebook Page Last September, Providence had it’s first Cyclovía on Broad Street. At this morning’s Bike To Work Day, the Mayor announced an expanded list of Cyclovías in Providence for 2013. City to hold three Cyclovías this summer Speaking at this morning’s Bike to Work …
Providence residents and visitors alike can savor the final days of winter by skating outside at the Bank of America City Center at the end of its 14th season. The season ends Sunday, March 24th, completing the 18-week season of ice-skating that was enjoyed by more than 50,000 skaters.
This new bike plan, spearheaded by the city of Providence and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (VHB), an engineering firm headquartered in Waltham, Mass., is being funded with a $33,000 challenge grant from the state Department of Transportation, and will guide the investment of future funding into the city’s bicycle network through a program of recommended short-, medium- and long-term capital improvements.
Skating Season at the Bank of America City Center in Kennedy Plaza starts November 21st. For details visit KennedyPlaza.org.
This Saturday Providence Community Boating is hosting a free open house starting at 1pm with skippered sailboat rides and a BBQ. Additionally, there will be Audubon Birds of Prey presentations at 1:15 pm and 2:45 pm. Anyone who joins either CBC or Audubon Society of Rhode Island as a 2012 member at the event will receive a free bird-watching boat …
The original X Games were held in Providence on the undeveloped Capital Center land. We could bring them back to our new redevelopment district. The X Games cities have been assigned through 2015, the next slot we could go for is 2016.
Update: This post previously had links to last year’s events. Sorry about that! (page updated 5/1/12 @ 4pm) Congratulations, you made it through one of the most mild winters on record. If you took advantage of the warmer temps and got out on the bike, good on ya! For the rest of you, if you haven’t been out on your …
What should we do with the 195 Land while we wait years or decades for development to fill it?
With just a few more days to enjoy outdoor skating in downtown Providence, the skating rink offers special hours for its final weeks – and special rates.
Providence Community Boating center to add kayaks to their fleet, offering memberships, day passes, training, and tours.
Skating at Bank of America City Center starts November 23rd.
Would you like to see the New England Revolution’s new soccer stadium be built in Providence?
Saturday, May 14th. Fundraiser for Edgewood Sailing School.
Riding the Washington Secondary Bikepath.
Yesterday, I got back out on my bike for the first ride of the season; on the Blackstone River Bikeway.
Photo (cc) cho_kettie The following is by Robert Billington, Ed.D, President of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. January 20, 2011 Let’s face it; Rhode Island’s bikeways bring lots of enjoyment to our residents. From South County to the Blackstone Valley, these paths connect our neighborhoods, improve our economy and draw visitors to explore our communities. They are safe, enjoyable and …