Lippitt Park

Lippitt Park Fountain Lecture

(5.18) The history of the Anthony Fountain in Lippitt Park will be the subject of a lecture this Friday in the second installment of the Providence Preservation Society’s Spring Lecture Series on the WPA. Landscape architects Colgate Searle and Taber Caton will discuss the history of the Henry Bowen Anthony Fountain at Lippitt Park. Understanding

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3rd Annual Summit Music Festival confirms MAMADOU (and more) for fest THIS Saturday, August 25

Rescheduled due to rain, the 3rd Annual Summit Music Festival is back on for THIS Saturday, August 25, 1-5pm in Lippitt Park. The festival has replaced its headliner with MAMADOU, the Senegalese band led by guitarist and drummer Mamadou Diop.  MAMADOU incorporates rhythms of high-life, juju, rumba, samba, salsa, and reggae blended into authentic Senegalese

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Summit Music Festival — Rescheduled To Saturday Aug 25

[Additional Note: This event got rained out last week and has been rescheduled for August 25th — see new post on side blog. Everything is the same except the festival has replaced the headlining Stooges Brass Band with Mamadou, the Senegalese band led by guitarist and drummer Mamadou Diop. Mamadou incorporates rhythms of high-life, juju,

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Meeting 5pm Today — Lippitt Park Tree Removal

There are certain people who believe that you can replace 40-year-old trees. . . tomorrow. And according to this morning’s Providence Journal, Mayor David Cicilline is one of those people. Kudos to the neighbors who immediately got on the horn to City Hall and the ProJo, and managed to halt the recent wholesale tree-cutting at

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Just Add Water

Even in tight economic times, we need things like this. The City of Providence, the Summit Neighborhood Association and the Champlin Foundation are coming together to fund the restoration of the  fountain in Lippitt Park, first erected in 1940. It is here, at the north end of Hope Street and Blackstone Boulevard, that the Farmers’

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