GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © h ssan

Free holiday parking starts Nov. 26

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City of Providence Press Release: Shoppers offered two hours of free parking to make it easier for people to Buy Providence this holiday season PROVIDENCE – Holiday shoppers will be able to park two hours for free in designated commercial districts throughout Providence beginning Friday, November 26th. Mayor David N. Cicilline kicked off the annual parking program to help boost …

City Plan Commission Meeting (01/19)

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PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010 4:45 PM Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: December 1st and 15th, 2009 Approval of the CPC meeting schedule for the 2010 calendar year Designation of Recording Secretary CITY …

Zoning Board Smacks Down Paved Yard

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David Kolsky, organizer of the Wayland Square neighborhood group, emailed members the happy news of the Zoning Board defeating one of the more brazen attempts by a property owner to pave over their front yard for parking. This apartment property, at 153-155 Medway Street, actually borders the Wayland Sqaure community parking lot where the building’s residents already park for a …

Retail Update: New Wayland Square Vacancies

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Photo by Bret Ancowitz A quick walk through Wayland Square revealed three new storefront vacancies faster than you can say, “national economic calamity:” Liberty Travel: This very high profile site (corner of Angell and Wayland) has departed for what they believe must be greener pastures in the Warwick Mall (seriously) and are merging with their operation there. Spoons: This lunchtime …

Engel & Volker (Who?) Comes to PVD

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All of the rumors (from good sources) about what was going into the former Delkin’s Cleaners at 9 Wayland Ave (restaurant? accounting firm? deli?) all turned out to be wrong. Judging from some slick signage up on the redone facade, this is international real estate firm Engel & Volkers’ (I had to look them up too…) Rhode Island office. Having …