The WBNA organizes neighbors and businesses on the West Side of Providence to preserve and promote our diverse, historic, urban community as a safe, vibrant, and sustainable place to be SWELL
(Shop, Work, Eat, Live, and Learn locally).
Join WBNA and the West Side Kids Committee in supporting a community-led Thanksgiving food drive to help families at Asa Messer Elementary, Carl Lauro Elementary and West Broadway Middle Schools.
Please join our October monthly meeting to help create a safer, cleaner neighborhood and a stronger community through cooperation with neighbors and partnerships with city and state departments.
In this last Programs and Events Committee meeting of 2016, we'll review the year, discuss the 2017 calendar, and celebrate all we've accomplished. Interested neighbors are welcome to check us out before our Nov-Dec break.
Decorate a spooktacular BOOth for Trick or Treaters, bring your costumed kiddos to enjoy activities and games, and help families in need by donating grocery gift cards or food for our West Side schools Food Drive.
It's simple: SIGN THE PETITION and letter to Governor Raimondo asking her to be both safe and innovative in the State's approach to rebuilding the 6-10, and DONATE to the Fix the 6-10's Action Campaign that will allow us to advocate most effectively when needed!
WBNA Community Development Committee opposes the proposal for a Best Western Glo Hotel at 322 Washington Street citing inadequate adherence to urban design standards, a lack of fit with the neighborhood, and significant concerns about the development's negative impact on traffic.
Learn about the City of Providence's 6-10 Connector Draft Plan, a design that strives to meet community goals for both the City and State as a whole.
Review of a fantastic House Tour weekend and celebration that includes photos by Barbra Revill. Special thanks to all who made it possible and a great success.
The stakes are too high to push through an expensive, antiquated and economy-squelching rebuild of Route 6-10 that Rhode Islanders will be stuck with for another half century. Please join this urgent discussion about the 6-10's reconstruction that will impact our community for decades to come!