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‘Family Fringe’ Day At Riverside Park

(7.30) The Providence Fringe Festival is hosting an afternoon of family fun — Family Fringe — at Riverside Park in Olneyville. I hesitated at first to use this image, worried that the shell of the old Riverside Mills building might seem a little sketchy as


Recycle-A-Bike Sale

(6.25) Recycle-a-Bike in Olneyville is holding a bike sale Saturday. Refurbished Bikes Discounted Prices All Makes and Models Space still available in the July Build-a-Bike class, an 18-hour course with 6 class dates. (Starts 6/30) Class Content: – Bike parts overview, bike assessment & diagnosis

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Woony Greenway Pocket Park & The River Rangers

This is coming along nicely. More greenway is being developed courtesy of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC), this time it is a section along Kinsley Avenue. For this photo I had my back to Eagle Street; down on the right is the Steel Yard.

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‘Paper House’ At Yellow Peril

Opening reception Saturday, May 7, for Joan Backes’ installation ‘Paper House.’ Paper House (2007-2016) welcomes visitors into Backes’ artistic heart and home. After stepping through the door, viewers will see an interior featuring samples of amber, slices of fossilized bark and jars filled with acorns,

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Iron Pour At Steel Yard

(10.24) The theme for this year’s Halloween Iron Pour is “Monster versus City.” For this event, artists harness the power of the Steel Yard’s custom built, iron pouring tilt furnace to pour over 2,500 pounds of molten iron. In the past the Steel Yard has

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Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega Show

(7.26) From the Scürvy Dög, “We’re throwing another free all day parking lot bash with a ton of bands, outdoor tiki bar, outdoor Dogfish Head draft beer, awesomeness, and a pinch of love.” The schedule for the musical acts looks like this:  2:00 – 2:30

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Steel Yard ‘Fire Camp’

(6.14) The Steel Yard is holding its third annual Fire Camp today. This event will feature hands-on mold making, attendees will have a chance to purchase a sand mold, which can then be scratched into to create unique designs, patterns, or images. Customized scratch molds will

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Bird Walk — Riverside Park

(5.30) A Woony River bird walk at Riverside Park comes courtesy of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC). Birds that frequent the area include the great blue heron, the great white egret, and the marsh wren. Strange to think of those majestic birds flapping around

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Sims Avenue Fire — Steel Yard/Brewers Guild/RIPAC

Who isn’t breathing a sigh of relief for the Steel Yard today. Executive Director Howie Sneider posted this pic on Facebook with the following statement. I am so thankful that the Steel Yard is okay after last nights fire, but the neighborhood will never be

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Parking Lot Mega Show — Scürvy Dög

(10.12) Enjoy the pleasant Olneyville breezes in the outdoor beer garden or groove awkwardly about in the parking lot. Do both. Beer on tap, beer in bottles. Eat stuffies, dogs, chili, etc. — live music all day. Extinction Machine, the Sleazies, Hope Anchor, Viennagram, Sin

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Parking Lot Mega Show — Scürvy Dög

(8.16) And it’s free so get over there. Chris Conti over at The Phoenix has the complete rundown over at the The Phoenix — “Westminster Dog Show” — and by the way, big props to the headline writer. The roster of musical acts spans Brooklyn

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Woonasquatucket Greenway Bike Path — New Spur

This new spur of the Woonasquatucket Greenway Bike Path allows pedestrians and cyclists a new perspective of the Rising Sun fish ladders and adds another stretch of the bike path. From the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council website, The green linear park revitalizes the major hidden

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Steel Yard Cruise Night

(7.11) The Steel Yard will be holding its 9th Annual Cruise Night this Friday. Each year, this family friendly event has consistently grown larger, bringing classic car and motorcycle enthusiasts together from throughout the region in an old school rendezvous and show off. The 2014

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Fire Camp And Iron Pour At Steel Yard

(6.21) The Steel Yard hosts its 2nd annual Fire Camp with demonstrations and tours of the facility, and the Industrial Yard Sale (old machinery, tools, equipment) Saturday. Once again, we will be firing up the forges and the iron furnace on June 21st for our

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Olneyville New York System Wins James Beard Award

The Olneyville N.Y. System is one of five recipients of the 2014 James Beard Foundation America’s Classics Awards — considered front page news over at the ProJo. Fourth generation owners Greg Stevens and Stephanie Stevens Turini will accept the award in Lincoln Center in New

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Steel Yard Looking For New Studio Director

Tomorrow is the last day at the Steel Yard for longtime shop manager and associate director Brian Dowling. Meanwhile the February 5th deadline approaches for those who would like to step into the position. The Steel Yard seeks a full-time, experienced individual to join our