Neighborhoods

Sometimes a trash can is more than a trash can.

There’s been a really interesting/divisive debate raging in Olneyville and online over the last several weeks, regarding, well, garbage cans. Matt covers it here. A local artist fabricated 4 garbage cans, as part of a broader order from the nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corporation. The cans were text-heavy, respectively describing the artist’s conceptions of “Colonization,” “Exploitation,”

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Providence Tomorrow Charrette

Providence Tomorrow Charrette focuses on Hope, Mount Hope and Blackstone September 24, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. As part of the City’s ongoing effort to increase public involvement in the City’s neighborhood planning process, Mayor David N. Cicilline, Councilman Cliff Wood and Councilman Kevin Jackson today announced that a Providence Tomorrow neighborhood charrette is underway

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The Dunk Renovation Presses On

  The (much costlier than expected) rehab of the Dunkin Donuts center presses on. I’m quite skeptical of the notion that this particular endeavor, or much of the supposed “economic development” of recent years will actually serve to improve the lives of the average resident of Providence. Though it’s certainly positive for the city that

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Grilling on the Edge: 4th Annual Hoe Down

This Saturday, 4-9pm. At the Urban Edge Farm, 31 Pippin Orchard Rd, Cranston. Southside Community Land Trust’s annual celebration of local agriculture. Music, dancing, gourmet BBQ featuring local foods and drinks, farm tours, children’s activities, urban agriculture demonstrations, 4 local breweries, 3 local vineyards, homemade cookies, grilled corn, and more! Admission includes:  Gourmet BBQ dinner

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Moving House

The Brown campus is in the midst of some major construction. A significant utilities upgrade is underway in conjunction with Brown’s plan to connect its Main Green to the Pembroke campus. This second project, known as “The Walk”, involves many stages of demolition and construction. Recently the Peter Green House at 142 Angell Street escaped

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