GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © h ssan Photo © M4D1

Traffic Factor

In Downcity, Events, RIPTA, Transportation by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Street closures and bus detours go into effect due to crowds attending the X Factor auditions at The Dunk. Sabin Street will be closed between Mathewson and Empire Streets, starting at Midnight, Wednesday May 9th and may remain in effect through Friday. RIPTA has a full list of bus detours here.

Dunk’s South Plaza Update

In Arts, Downcity, Parks/Open Space by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

I snapped this quick pic of the South Plaza at the Dunk last week. Since then the landscaping has been finished and the construction fences have come down, I think it is done. A comment in the previous post about this stated that there would be a lighting component to the plaza. “Dubbed The Horizon Garden, Kim’s plan would transform …

Yay, signage at The Dunk

In Downcity by Jef Nickerson20 Comments

Photo by Jef Nickerson A while ago, I wrote about the need for a sign at the Dunk. When the renovations of The Dunk were first proposed, an LED sign was included in the renderings, but as the costs of the renovations rose, the sign disappeared from the renderings. Well, at the Sept. 27th meeting of the Zoning Board of …

The Dunk’s south plaza

In Parks/Open Space by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

I have bemoaned before that the south plaza* at The Dunk (the entrance facing the Hilton) was unfinished and sad. Thankfully, the last several weeks, work has been going on to finish the south plaza. There has been all sorts of fencing blocking the view of what they were doing, but today I was able to get a good look …

Bieber feber in Providence

In Events by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Justin Bieber was at the Dunk last night, and so was every 12 year old girl within 3 states. Welcome to Gouge-idence They scored some tix from a scapler just as I walked by them, the squeeling was intense. At the back of the Dunk trying to catch a glipse of the Bieb. So excited they might pee their pants …

March Mad-ish

In Downcity by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

Some photos from The Dunk area this afternoon: New England Cable News reporter: We already discussed the parking: Pretty much every block between Washington and Fountain has a block party, and people are wondering the city streets with beer in plastic cups. How French Quarter of us (though I think that behavior is not officially condoned). Wonder if they take …

March Madness WaterFire

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Love this: Cool poster for WaterFire’s special lighting during the NCAA March Madness. WaterFire’s special lighting will be in the Waterplace Basin on Friday, March 19th.