Daily Archives: July 27, 2017


TBT: Westminster Street Mall from the Smolski Collection

On Friday August 4th and Saturday August 5th, there will be a Sidewalk Sale on Westminster Street. So for this #TBT we’re remembering when Westminster Street was an outdoor pedestrian mall! The Westminster Street shopping area was closed to vehicular traffic in the early 1960s in an effort to bring shoppers back to downtown Providence. This…


Interesting New Books at Symposium

Anthologies and re-imaginings of the arts and sciences. Feast on these to feed your brain this summer! In the latest anthology from Frequency Writers, a community of writers based in Providence, over forty Rhode Island authors appear in City & Sea. “The words in these pages imagine the histories, presents, and futures of our seas…

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