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.
Look around and you’ll notice the era of reefer madness is dying a slow death all over the country. Last week, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to to officially legalize it, as Peter Tosh might say.
Skating Season at the Bank of America City Center in Kennedy Plaza starts November 21st. For details visit KennedyPlaza.org.
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will waive the roundtrip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Rte. 66 (URI/Galilee) on Sunday, July 29, 2012 in celebration of the Governor’s Bay Day. Rte. 66 (URI/Galilee) also provides express service from Central Falls, Cranston, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket to Salty Brine, Roger Wheeler (Sand Hill Cove) …
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 …
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.
Community Boating Center Beer Tasting, October 20th at 7:30pm.
Would you like to see the New England Revolution’s new soccer stadium be built in Providence?
Delicate Steve performs this afternoon at the Beer Garden at Burnside Park in Kennedy Plaza.
On Thursday, June 16th at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting another of its 2011 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: Iberian Reds
Saturday, May 14th. Fundraiser for Edgewood Sailing School.
On Thursday, May 12th at 7:30pm, the Providence Community Boating Center is hosting another of its 2011 wine tasting events at the boat house. This months varietal: New Zealand Chardonnay