Author Archives: Ethan Gyles

Fane Luxury Tower Proposal

The SNA board urges the Providence City Council to reject the Fane luxury tower proposal because of the concerning precedent spot zoning would set. Our letter to the editor appeared in the Providence Journal today. www.providencejournal.com/opinion/20180630/letter-ethan-gyles-new-skyscraper-would-set-dangerous-precedent

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Zoning Board Agenda

The upcoming zoning board hearing has an agenda item in Summit that may be of interest to neighbors.

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Silent Auction & Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

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A nice sign of spring!

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Annual Meeting 2018

Thanks to all who participated in our Annual Meeting last night, including our elected officials including City Councilor Nirva Lafortune, Rep. Aaron Regunberg, Sen. Gayle Goldin, and Mayor Jorge Elorza! Congratulations and thanks to Read Porter, Kathleen Rourke, and Anna Highsmith for their election to our board! And thanks to departing board members Anne Holland, […]

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Miriam Hospital “Food is Medicine” Meal and Workshop

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Earth Day Cleanup

The Summit Ave Park Earth Day event will be a combination of work and play for neighbors of all ages in our community. Please join us at the Summit Avenue Park (AKA “Tot Lot” AKA site of the Summit Community Garden, recently approved for naming as Kerry Kohring Park) at the corner of 9th Street […]

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Bubbler Fundraiser!

The SNA is seeking community donations for a public drinking water fountain (or “bubbler” if you’re a native) in Lippitt Park! The park and adjacent Blackstone Boulevard path are among the most enjoyable and frequently used green spaces in the city. SNA hopes to reach a fundraising goal of $15,000 to install a drinking fountain […]

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

The Spring 2018 newsletter has hit the streets! We’re seeking volunteers to contribute content — any kind of local content, from quick writeups on events, to commentary, to poetry and photography, as long as it relates to the neighborhood — for our Summer 2018 newsletter. Please contact us at SNAProv at gmail dot com!  

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Ward 3 Community Meeting

Sharing City Councilor Nirva Lafortune’s Ward 3 Community Meeting information:

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