Category Archives: Parks

Lippitt Park Fountain Meeting

The recent reminders by the Providence Parks Department that the Henry Bowen Anthony Fountain in Lippitt Park is unsafe and off-limits for people (whether to stand or play in the water or be on the structure itself) prompted a lot of conversation on SNA’s e-mail listserv (sign up for it here!). To continue that conversation […]

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Farmers market exits on Halloween

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Annual Music Festival rocks Lippitt Park as Providence shows community spirit

By Mathiew J. Medeiros On a hot, sunny Saturday during Rhode Island summer your options for adventure are limitless, but close to 2,000 people chose to hit up the Summit Music Festival in Lippitt Memorial Park. Headlined by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band playing for the first time in recent memory in Rhode Island, the […]

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Music Festival to rock your socks off

This year’s Summit Music Festival is on track to rock your socks off. Five acts new to the annual free event – The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Garrin Benfield, And The Kids, Torn Shorts and Brother Henry – will join the returning Extraordinary Rendition Band from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, in Lippitt […]

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Lippitt Park fountain is flowing again

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Community gardens plan needs help

To get community gardens in the “tot lot” park at Summit Avenue and Ninth Street, there must be a citizens’ supervisory board and SNA member Greg Gerritt has volunteered to undertake forming such a group. Gerritt responded to SNA President Dean Weinberg’s report at the organization’s annual meeting May 20 on the progress of the […]

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Farmers market in Lippitt Park has last Saturday of the season

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Fifth annual Summit Music Festival draws hundreds to rock out in Lippitt Park

More than 800 people, plus six hot bands, played in the park Saturday, Aug. 23, at the fifth annual Summit Music Festival. The personal project of Summit Neighborhood Association President Dean Weinberg, who put in countless hours to put it together, the free musical extravaganza held in Lippit Park also included a 40 foot-by-8 foot […]

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5th Annual Summit Music Festival

A friendly reminder that this Saturday will be the 5th Annual Summit Music Festival, held at Lippitt Park from 1-6pm. This is a FREE event, presented by your Summit Neighborhood Association, along with the sponsors listed at the end of this email. Aside from our world-class music line-up this year, we will be featuring a […]

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Fountain turned on in Lippitt Park

The water in the Lippitt Park fountain began flowing again on Thursday evening, but by Friday morning had gone down somewhat. The city Parks Department employee in charge said there appear to still be some leaks. However, it does look beautiful “as long as people stay out,” he said. “People wreck it.”

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