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RIPTA Bus Changes for PVDfest

The following routes will detour all day and night on Saturday, June 4, 2016: Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit): Southbound trips from Pawtucket will travel the regular route to Steeple Street through to Exchange Terrace continuing onto Sabin Street, left onto Empire Street to temporary Bus Stop C. Trips will then turn left onto Weybosset Street, right…

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Sol Chariots: Fall in Love with Providence Again!

I hate to say it, but the cold of this late spring seriously affected my mood. The New England weather causes all of us to turn inwards, shielding ourselves against bitter wind and chilly attitudes. Despite my affection for the Downcity restaurants, music, art and vitality–it took a tour from Sol Chariot to remind me why Downtown Providence feels…

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Bike Rentals? Sign us up!

Need a bike? Rent one! Downcity Outfitters has a 3-bike fleet available in case you missed your bus, or just want to enjoy a leisurely ride around the city. Bike rentals operate Monday-Friday, and include a lock and a helmet. Hourly Rate : $10.00 Daily Rate: $35.00 Additional Day Rate: $20.00 located at: 65 Washington…

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Sol Chariot for #cincoPVD2016!

This #cincoPVD2016, Sol Chariots will be offering tours during the block party! Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative is a worker-owned and operated bike taxi and delivery company in town that provides local transportation and tours. Sol Chariots seeks to radically rethink work environments and to have fun while providing three-wheeled adventures and rides to the people…

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Getting to Providence, the basics.

Coming to Providence for a conference or business trip? Planning a college search weekend? Coming into town to visit friends? Getting to Providence is super easy and it makes an excellent gateway for traveling around New England. Fly into TF Green Airport TF Green Airport has been named the 7th best airport in the nation…

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5 Great Reasons to live Downcity

With Downcity living at an all time high, it’s an exciting time to be living in the heart of Providence. Need some convincing to make the move? Here are 5 great reasons to live Downcity. 1. Walking Distance to the City’s best bars & restaurant There are so many restaurants to choose whether you’re looking…

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Are you a Zipster?

Living the car-free life is super easy in Providence. Zipcar has many spots around town, and many right downtown. Not only do you have the convenience of a car only when you want one, but being a Zipcar member, aka: a Zipster, you also get discounts to many local businesses. They  also have special rates…

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Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza: Walkabout & Discussion – Wednesday, 10/15

This week at Aurora, join CNU New England for a walkabout in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza followed by a panel discussion at Aurora to review the progress, programming, and next steps for the Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza. Through a public-private partnership between the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and the City of Providence, this project seeks to create a pedestrian-friendly environment, encourage transit…

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Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza: Walkabout & Discussion – Wednesday, 10/15

This week at Aurora, join CNU New England for a walkabout in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza followed by a panel discussion at Aurora to review the progress, programming, and next steps for the Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza. Through a public-private partnership between the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and the City of Providence, this project seeks to create a pedestrian-friendly environment, encourage transit…

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InDowncity’s Ultimate Back to School Guides!

To all new (and returning) students—welcome to Downcity! As you’ll no doubt discover these next few months, Downcity Providence is full of awesome shops, stores, bakeries, restaurants, and random one-of-a-kind oddities. Being that we consider ourselves extremely fluent in Downcity, we thought we’d lend a hand by compiling together a few guides that’ll have you walking…

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