In an event at the Columbus Theater, Urban Greens Food Co-op announced the future location of its consumer-owned grocery store. The retail store will be located at 93 Cranston Street, the site of the old Louttit Laundry building.
Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined local businesses owners and representatives from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce to kick-off the #ThinkPVD campaign encouraging residents and visitors to “think, shop and buy locally” in the City this holiday season.
The J.C. Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among a number of underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country, according to media reports.
The developers of the former Rhode Island Mall are hoping to open “The Outlets at Rhode Island Mall” late next year.
Participating businesses are eligible to receive reimbursements for 50-percent of eligible storefront costs, up to $10,000. The city’s Department of Economic Development will assist small businesses that wish to make changes to their exterior storefronts, including awnings, signage, windows, doors, permanent landscaping, and façade improvements. The program is open to small businesses with 18 or fewer full-time employees.
The City of Providence encourages people to buy local and buy art this holiday season with their Buy Providence/Buy Art program.
Every night at Craftland we are here for your art buying needs, but tonight is extra special. Join us to celebrate this year’s 5 Providence artists who have their images on the Buy Art Providence buttons.
Depending on retailer demands, Winstanley said the building could house either two or four large stores.
The downtown boutique retail scene has been growing for many years and appears to be picking up momentum again after weathering the recession and end of the historic-tax-credit program that helped fuel it in the previous decade. With major residential-commercial redevelopment projects soon to be completed at the Arcade and former National Grid buildings, downtown boosters are preparing for more …
Many beer afficianados across southern New England are familiar with Nikki’s Liquors on the North Providence / Providence line. Nikki’s is famous for originating the Mix-a-six whereby one can make their own six pack by mixing together any six bottles of the craft beer varieties available. Owned for the last 12 years by David and Michael Iannazzi, Nikki’s is now …
Historic Poirier’s Diner to find new home on Westminster Street on the city’s West Side. Open for business in the spring / summer of 2012.
City of Providence to offer free parking in retail districts citywide for holiday shoppers.
Craftland kicks off its 10th annual Holiday Show on Friday, November 25, 2011 with thousands of gifts for everyone on your list. Craftland Show features products from 160 artists from around New England and the entire country.
What should go into the space at the mall being vacated by Borders?
Yay new retail, boo restricted sidewalks.
The Fertile Underground at 1577 Westminster Street is have a pledge drive on Kickstarter. Also, there is a party at 1577 Westminster Street on May 6th.
A reader shares with us some photos of Wayland Square.
The Rhode Island Mall is closing down, so what should become of it?