Downtown Directions

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Winter Storm Update

As we clean up from the storm, here’s what you need to know: Travel info: The citywide parking ban was lifted at 6 AM on Wednesday, January 28th.… Read More

Preparing for Winter Storm Juno

With Winter Storm Juno expected to bring significant snow accumulation and high winds, we want you to stay safe and be prepared! Here’s what you need to know:… Read More

Kennedy Plaza Transit Hub Reopens

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza joined city and state officials this morning for a reopening ceremony at Kennedy Plaza, following a major redesign. The mayor vowed to… Read More

FirstWorks presents MUMMENSCHANZ

On January 22nd, FirstWorks will kick off its 2015 “Artistic Icons” series with a performance by MUMMENSCHANZ, the legendary Swiss troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment.… Read More

Mayoral Inauguration Highlights

Crowds gathered in front of City Hall as Jorge O. Elorza was sworn in as Providence’s 38th mayor. In his inaugural address, Mayor Elorza described his… Read More

Providence Restaurant Weeks: January 11-24

Start making reservations! Once again, during Providence Restaurant Weeks, you’re able to sample mouth-watering dishes from the city’s best restaurants at an affordable price. From January 11th through… Read More