West End

RIOT Block Party & Gear Sale

(8.20) This invitation comes from RIOT Rhode Island (formerly Girls Rock! Rhode Island). Head over to Westminster Street this Sunday for their RIOT Summer Block Party & Music Gear Sale. This will be held in the parking lot behind Nice Slice, so walk down the driveway from the Westminster side or approach from Washington Street. […]

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Most Endangered Properties List — Nominations Wanted

The Providence Preservation Society is seeking nominations for the next Most Endangered Properties List and this year they are expanding the category. For decades, our annual list has advocated for buildings at risk due to neglect, threat of demolition, or critical underuse. However, PPS wants to take it to the next level. Providence is also

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Community MusicWorks Growing Up And Out

We couldn’t help but notice that something was afoot at the Westminster Street home of a certain nonprofit music education and performance organization*, and indeed, they are expanding their footprint to become the Community MusicWorks Center, a gathering place for music and community. There is an architectural mock-up of the future facility at the website,

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WBNA House Tour

(10.7) For those who enjoyed exploring and poking about last week on the Doors Open tour, here’s another opportunity. Over a dozen properties will be opening their doors to West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) house tour ticket holders. This self-guided tour explores the theme “From Vacant to Vibrant,” and features homes and businesses around Knight,

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WBNA Bocce & Chess Ribbon Cutting

(7.13) The West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) will be celebrating ‘Bocce and Chess in the Park’ this Thursday at 4pm with a ribbon-cutting for the new bocce courts and chess tables at the Dexter Training Ground. (Facebook event page.) Join neighbors, elected officials, and the Jeffrey Family for a “throw of the first ball.” Celebration

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Luongo Square Ribbon-Cutting

(5.4) A ribbon-cutting and a fountain on-turning! After 14 years the West Broadway Neighborhood Association will hold a simple ribbon cutting and ceremonial turning-on of the fountain to celebrate Luongo Square’s new public space. We wrote about this a year ago commending the quality of the workmanship, the building materials, and the landscaping. Make sure

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