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Topic: Thayer

Shark Bar and Grille, a popular restaurant on Thayer Street, allegedly obtained its liquor license by bribing Gordon Fox, former Rhode Island Speaker of the House for the General Assembly.


Shark Bar and Grille retains operating licenses for now

April 2, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A Superior Court decision Monday granted Shark Bar and Grille temporary receivership status, which allows the Thayer Street business to keep its liquor license for now.

The Thayer Street Cleansers and Launderers space is in the process of being revamped into a new restaurant, to be opened by the owner of Shark Bar and Grille and Shanghai Restaurant. The new restaurant is one of several changes on Thayer, including the impending closure of Shades Plus.


New storefronts set to bring change to Thayer landscape

November 11, 2014 1 comment

After the closing of Tedeschi Food Shop in 2012 and Symposium Books, Sahara Hookah and Squires in 2013, Thayer St. is continuing to see business turnover.

City approves Thayer apartments

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City approves Thayer apartments

February 28, 2013 21 comments

The Providence City Plan Commission approved final plans for 257 Thayer Street, a luxury student apartment complex slated for construction in June 2013.

The Department of Planning and Development will select the best proposal to revamp the study area around Thayer


Thayer redevelopment spurs collaboration

January 28, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The committee spearheading the project seeks the lowest bid that represents the community’s interest and boosts the economy.

Gilbane Development will begin construction on a new apartment complex at 257 Thayer St., replacing Squires Salon and Sahara Hookah.

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Luxury apartment plan approved for Thayer

September 24, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Plans for a new apartment complex on Thayer between Euclid and Meeting are moving forward after the outlines for the complex were approved by City Council.

Construction of the proposed housing project at the corner of Meeting and Thayer streets could start by August 2013.

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Proposed Thayer housing draws criticism

April 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Tuesday night’s public discussion saw a heated debate between opponents of the proposed 257 Thayer Street apartment complex and the few residents in favor of it.

A company bills a proposed apartment complex as luxury student housing.

Metro, University News

New student apartments proposed for Thayer

March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Gilbane Development Corporation has proposed the construction of a four-story luxury apartment complex on Thayer Street between Meeting Street and Euclid Avenue.