Category Archives: Local Businesses

Neighborhood photo contest winners

The results are in and the top three photographs of SNA’s “Streets of Summit” contest are here. They are: First Place – Snow Fun by Douglas Itkin; Second Place – Mike Bryce, Local Artist by Barbara Leach; and Third Place – Scorching Summer Music by Dylan Itkin. The contest, the brainchild of SNA board member […]

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Hope Street Spring Block Party 2014

The Hope Street Spring Block Party will take place on SATURDAY MAY 31st, 12-6pm. Hope Street will be closed off from Rochambeau to 5th Street and the street will be filled with great bands, a beer garden, gourmet food trucks, community vendors, the very first Hope Street fashion show, hay rides, Big Nazo, street painting, […]

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City commission approves NMS plan

The Providence City Plan Commission Tuesday approved a revised plan to construct a fitness center on North Main Street and to replace the Sears building with a 300-space parking lot. Although 11 neighborhood residents testified against the plan and members of the UniteHere! union displayed a chain of 86 letters, many from Summit, opposing the […]

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Board opposes North Main Street proposal

The SNA board of directors, at their regular, public meeting Monday night, voted to continue to oppose the proposal to demolish the Sears building on North Main Street and replace it with a parking lot. In a unanimous voice vote, the following motion was approved: “Given the very minimal nature of the response to the […]

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‘Streets of Summit’ Photography Contest

Photograph your favorite spots in and around the Summit Neighborhood (including the Mount Hope neithborhood) Sponsor: the  Summit Neighborhood Association Ground rules: Maximum size: 16 x 20 inches; no minimum Mounting on foamcore or mountboard – no frames, no mats, ready for hanging Identification on sheet on back of photograph: Name of photographer, Title (with […]

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Parking-lot proposal for North Main Street resurfaces with few modifications

The proposal to demolish the Sears building on North Main Street and replace it with a 300-space parking lot is scheduled to come before a city hearing again, but with few of the changes urged by neighborhood residents and the planning panel itself.. The Procaccianti Group, the Rhode Island developers acting for the LA Fitness […]

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New construction on North Main Street

There is a new building going up on North Main Street in Summit – the first such construction in years – and it has been described as “what should be being built along this corridor.” It is a mixed-use development with the ground floor dedicated to retail space and with three two-story townhouses above. The […]

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The 3rd Annual Summit Cook-Off

Announcing the 3rd Annual Summit Cook-Off event, featuring Special Guest Secret Ingredient……….CRANBERRIES! When: Tuesday, October 29, 6:30pm Where: Stock Culinary Goods, 756 Hope Street How: Make a cranberry dish, dress the kid in a Halloween costume, and bring em both with you! Come one, come all, and enter to win one of several prizes for […]

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Finally, Two Way Traffic

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Hope Street Construction

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