Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Founding Partner FirstWorks today announced details for the seventh edition of PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, happening this summer and fall. PVDFest Summer Happenings will pop up citywide June-August and culminate in downtown Providence September 25-26, 2021.
Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined join Scott Williams, General Manager of Graduate Hotel, Liza Burkin, Organizer of the Providence Streets Coalition, Ashley Brown, Government Partnerships Manager, East at Spin and community members to announce the return of dockless, electric bikes in Providence via bike share service Spin, with 100 bikes available immediately across the City, and ramping up to 400 bikes by September. The e-bikes cost only $1 to unlock and $0.29 per minute to ride, and marks another step forward in cost-effective, eco-friendly transit options for residents and visitors alike.
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that select Providence water parks will be opening tomorrow, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm to help residents keep cool with extreme heat temperatures forecasted.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined staff from the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and Providence-based engineering firm Horsley Witten Group & Jonathan Harris to announce the winning design for the creative reuse of the Crook Point Bascule Bridge following an open call to designers by the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) in October 2020. The design repurposes the iconic landmark and its surrounding area, preserving a piece of the City’s historic infrastructure while reinvesting in an inviting new public space.
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