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PPS Presents: ProvPort Toxic Tour

Washington Park, Providence, RI Providence, United States

This one-hour tour of Providence’s industrial waterfront is led by environmental activist Angel Ramos and landscape designer Fatema Maswood, who will discuss the community impacts of pollution caused by the port in South Providence and Washington Park, the critical work that neighbors are doing to reclaim this site, and the status of the Public Street […]


PPS Presents: Welcome to Snowtown

Roger Williams National Memorial 284 North Main St. , Providence

Welcome to Snowtown! Join Traci Picard and Kate Wells, members of the Snowtown Research Team, on a walk through this long-lost 19th-century neighborhood which once stood at the head of the Providence Cove. A diverse place of laborers and boarding-houses, entrepreneurs and immigrants, Snowtown is often remembered as a site of disorder…if it is remembered at all. […]