Providence River

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On the Providence River: oysters, slaves, and the ‘Moses Plan’

Robert Geake remembers the smell.
The Waterfront
By PHILIP EIL  |  March 01, 2013

Ellen Driscoll’s ‘Distant Mirrors’; plus, ‘Palimpsestic’

A few weeks back, three artificial islands made of recycled plastic and dotted with little model buildings — houses, a watch tower, an oil refinery, the Tower of Babel — were floated down the Providence River and anchored just south of the Crawford Stre
Floating ideas
By GREG COOK  |  October 21, 2011

Review: ''Four Thought'' at Candita Clayton Studio

During a heavy snowstorm in the early morning hours of January 12, a fire broke out in the second floor on the water side of the Edgewood Yacht Club on the Providence River in Cranston.
Beautiful decay
By GREG COOK  |  April 08, 2011

A Soviet submarine finally meets its demise

Out on Allens Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island is finally saying goodbye to the Cold War.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 30, 2010