Who knows what was going on, but at 5:46 pm Thursday night, January 14th, South Street Landing's work site was a blaze of light inside and out. Did some one forget to turn the lights out when they quit for the day at 3:00?
A walk around the District turns up interesting sights.
Along with street signage anomalies, unexplained happenings and peculiar (or thoughtless obstructions) on the sidewalks cataloged further down the Topics Page, there are intriguing visitors who pass through.
Here's the first one for 2016: The Big Underwear bus. Go figure. Or is it GO, Figure!
With a warning that anyone who's allergeric to bees might want to keep away from this tree on Clifford Street one tree west of Claverack St., here are some shots of the hiveless honey bees that arrived in the District on June 4th. They were still there on the morning of the 6th. If these things worry you, be reassured, sort of: their numbers appear to be diminishing.
While we were battling to keep the PawSox in Pawtucket and off our park land, Hartford, Connecticut, was busily building a new minor league ball park. Things are not going all that well, according to an article in the Hartford Courant. Not regular readers of that paper we would have missed the story, but thanks to Beth Comery at Providence Daily Dose, you can read all about it right here.
The stadium's running late, way over budget and the owners of the team are holding out a baseball cap to be filled, if you please, with another $25,000,000 of public money.
Have we dodged that bullet?
As the Providence Daily Dose suggests: Follow No New Stadium for Providence on Facebook and keep up with any new developments. It’s not over.