Thayer Street

Thayer Street Army/Navy Surplus To Close

The end won’t come till the middle of December, but the going-out-of-business sale had people lining up in the rain today. Cash only/all sales final. Where will we go for our bandanas and bajas, warm mittens and wool watch caps. From their Facebook page: To all our loyal customers and friends Thayer Street Army-Navy will

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Thayer Street Fest Sunday — Don’t Go

[Additional Note: The organizers of this event are clearly assholes. They have gone up and down the median of Blackstone Boulevard sticking in those plasticized signs (since removed) advertizing this event. I’m assuming this is some out-of-town promotions company, because locals would know that this is a) prohibited on public property, and b) will generate

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Informational Meeting At Central Congo

(7.16) The Providence Preservation Society and the College Hill Neighborhood Association will hold an informational meeting Monday regarding Gilbane’s plan to build a four-story apartment building (housing about 200 grad students) at 257 Thayer Street (between Meeting and Euclid Streets). PPS and CHNA have formed a steering committee and will report their findings and conduct

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257 Thayer Apartment Building — Discussion/Presentation

Two opportunities coming up next week to learn about the proposed Gilbane apartment building/student housing on Thayer Street. The College Hill Neighborhood Association has announced the following; 7pm, Monday, April 9th, Hope High School — PLANNING DEPARTMENT DISCUSSION ON GILBANE PROJECT Join Councilman Sam Zurier for a panel discussion will that will include Robert Azar

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New Apartment Building For Thayer Street?

Head over to Greater City: Providence and join a discussion of Gilbane’s proposed apartment building facing on Thayer Street (between Euclid, Brooks and Meeting Streets). While obviously aimed at the Brown University population, the apartments will be available to the general public. The plan includes an interior courtyard with a fireplace. You can see here

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Brown U. Men’s Ski Team Hosts Teton Gravity Research’s Re:Session Ski Movie

The Brown University Men’s Ski Team will be hosting the Rhode Island premiere of Teton Gravity Research’s new ski and snowboard movie Re:Session on Friday, October 23rd presented by The North Face, Rossignol, Dynastar/Lange, Oakley, Powder Magazine, Outside Magazine, and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.  TGR is a world renowned ski and snowboard video production company and

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Vigilante Annie

I’m not really a vigilante. Life’s too short, and the police can generally handle this stuff on their own. But I’m hurty and limpy and had to walk super far on Thayer tonight because some jerk ignored a very visible motorcycle-only parking sign, and this has happened several times (the cars-in-motorcycle-spot parking, not the limping)

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Another One Bites The Dust

Yang’s, the fabric store that’s been on Thayer Street since about 1642, shut its doors the other day.  Wedged in that weird, flat strip mall building that also houses Foreign Affair, Morrison’s, the convenience store and the optometrist, Yang’s was surprisingly large (two floors) and had all kinds of fancy fabrics and whatnot. Hopefully a

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