Rumor: tree removal?

In Environment, Government, Rumor by Greater City Providence

July 6, 2011 – 2pm: We are pulling this story for 24 hours. Waiting on a response from the city. In 2004, the City passed a regulation in its Zoning Ordinance (Sec. 425.1, “Removal of Significant Trees”) that protects trees that are 32 inches in diameter or greater (measured 4.5 feet above the ground), regardless of location. No “Significant Tree” …

Rumor: “The Hub” to the Arcade?

In Rumor by Jef Nickerson35 Comments

Photo by Jef Nickerson We don’t often deal in rumors around here, but this one is too good to let pass. A member of UrbanPlanet UrbanPlanet posted that they had heard that representatives from The Hub were coming to Providence to check out the Arcade as a possible location. The Bay Area Hub describes itself as: The Hub is a …

RUMOR du jour

In Rumor by Greater City Providence13 Comments

This is a rumor. We have not heard anything on this from anyone directly involved, only rumors and speculation on the streets of Providence. This is posted for comment and speculation and should not be taken as a statement of fact. A rumor has been heard on the streets of Providence that the Capitol Cove Condominiums in Capital Center might …

Rumormill: J&W to ProJo?

In Rumor by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

Ian Donnis on his Not For Nothing blog drops a little rumor in his first of a series of posts on the News Apocalypse. Btw, a ProJo source called me yesterday, confident in the belief that J+W had bought the Journal Building and its related properties. Lisa Pelosi, speaking for J+W, says it ain’t so. If I were a betting …