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SOLD FOR SCRAPS: Promet Marine Service is now home to a scrap-metal yard after being purchased by an international scrap-metal recycler. / PBN PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

New plans for rezoning waterfront

Sweeping visions of hotels, shops and restaurants lining Providence’s industrial waterfront appear dead following the sale of the Promet Marine Services ship-repair yard on...

Cityscape continues to change, but pace slows

At times, it seems like the only changes to Providence’s skyline are the moving cranes and wrecking balls. But developers of some of the...
THE NEW GTECH Corp. headquarters, left, has redefined its corner of downtown, and now another major building, the second Westin tower is nearly done. /

Cityscape continues to change, but pace slows

At times, it seems like the only changes to Providence’s skyline are the moving cranes and wrecking balls. But developers of some of the...

New, rehabbed hotels are delivering more meetings

From smart-growth advocates to economic development officials, groups and individuals from across Rhode Island watched with great anticipation as the long-vacant Masonic Temple was...
BEER MARKET: Nick Garrison, founder of Pawtucket-based Foolproof Brewing, traded a career at Raytheon for his passion project after visiting a brew pub in Quebec. / COURTESY FOOLPROOF BREWING

High-quality, local brews Foolproof plan for growth

The “light bulb” moment for Foolproof Brewing founder Nick Garrison appeared during his honeymoon at a brew pub in Quebec. When his wife said,...

I-195 commission weighs citywide rezoning impact

After Providence rewrote downtown land-use rules two and a half years ago to ease development, the citywide rezoning effort that culminated this month was...

Would dredging return bustle to riverfront?

Capt. Thomas McGinn, owner of Providence River Boat Co., knows the shallow waters of the upper Providence River as well as anyone. In the warm...
NEW LIFE: The interior of a unit in the planned 125 Midway building in Cranston. The building is part of a project transforming the former Cranston-Johnston Regional Catholic School in the Garden City section of Cranston. / COURTESY TIM NELSON 3D

Garden City adapts to demographics

Garden City in Cranston may be a sign of the future once again. When the shopping center and adjacent neighborhood were built on a former...

Developers slow to heed city’s call

Despite receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in state and federal transportation dollars over the past decade, the area around T.F. Green Airport in...

Smaller premium increases sign of things to come?

R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner compares controlling health care costs to the old arcade game featuring mallets and plastic moles. “Part of...
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