Topic: providence

Because Amazon requested an affiliated higher education program as part of the application package, Brown contributed to the proposal by helping design a talent development partnership plan called Amazon Academy.

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Rhode Island applies to host Amazon’s second headquarters

November 7, 2017 0 comments

The state of Rhode Island managed to put together a competitive proposal for Amazon’s second North American headquarters.

The film festival featured the animated movie “Loving Vincent,” for which 120 artists crafted 65,000 oil paintings for each shot in the movie.

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Art, design featured in statewide film festival

November 7, 2017 0 comments

The annual Providence Art & Design Film Festival opened, bringing films “focused on diverse disciplines within art and design,” according to its website.

Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

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Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

October 31, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously voted Monday to rename Magee Street to Bannister Street.

Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that the city of Providence ran a budget surplus in 2016, ending years of deficit spending. 2016 was also the first year in the city’s history without a gang-related homicide.

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Mayor Elorza overviews policy platform at community meeting

October 13, 2017 0 comments

The mayor reiterated his administration’s four priorities: budget, infrastructure, education and accessible public officials.

TEDx Providence featured video programming alongside its signature speeches that evoked themes of perserverance and optimism.

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TEDxProvidence brings R.I. stories to public

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Following the theme of “Past, Present and Future,” 16 of Rhode Island’s leaders and innovators shared their stories at the TEDxProvidence event.

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September crime log details string of larceny on campus

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Multiple bikes, various Jabberwock possessions stolen since beginning of semester.

Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

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Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

September 19, 2017 0 comments

This summer, a few friends and I decided to drive into Providence, Rhode Island to grab dinner.

Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

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Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Providence’s central bus hub, Kennedy Plaza, will undergo another facelift, announced Mayor Jorge Elorza on Aug. 31.

Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

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Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered on the State House lawn Saturday to purchase homemade crafts.

Ranging from a melancholic portrait of a man to a serene ocean scene, colorful murals liven up the facades of shops, restaurants and other public buildings up and down Washington Street.

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Downtown murals add character to creative capital

April 26, 2017 0 comments

Walking down Washington Street, pedestrians encounter a series of murals on building facades and across various avenues.