PBN on WJAR-TV, July 9, 2018

A RICHER TOURISM EXPERIENCE: The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau has created a series of 15 neighborhood maps to direct visitors to Providence districts that have distinct characteristics that it believes will reward tourists with enjoyable experiences. Marta Martinez, right, executive director of RI Latino Arts and host of the Broad Street neighborhood walking tour, and Dana Heng, artist who painted a mural along and off of Broad Street through a project sponsored by the city. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
A RICHER TOURISM EXPERIENCE: The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau has created a series of 15 neighborhood maps to direct visitors to Providence districts that have distinct characteristics that it believes will reward tourists with enjoyable experiences. Marta Martinez, right, executive director of RI Latino Arts and host of the Broad Street neighborhood walking tour, and Dana Heng, artist who painted a mural along and off of Broad Street through a project sponsored by the city. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence’s neighborhoods in the spotlight with new online guides.

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other issues with Sunrise and Noon News Anchor Frank Coletta.

This week Murphy and Coletta discuss PBN staff writer Emily Gowdey-Backus’ story that talks about the recently produced series of maps that highlight 15 of Providence’s 25 distinct neighborhoods, in a piece titled “Can neighborhoods boost tourism?”

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