Armory: Upcoming Public Meeting with Consultants

Armory: Upcoming Public Meeting with Consultants

WBNA has been working with the state since June to ensure that a comprehensive presentation to the public about the Cranston Street Armory will take place in September that includes consultant Utile’s findings on possible re-uses for our neighborhood castle, as well as a reporting on the positive progress and momentum currently underway for this state asset.

West Side Thursdays 2018

West Side Thursdays 2018

WBNA's summer performance series (June 28 and July 12, 19, & 26) features family-friendly fun with Trinity Rep's bilingual adaptation of The Tempest / La Tempestad, Motown band Nickel Jukebox, salsa and bachata sensation Roberto Arias y su Alebreke, and the awe-inspiring 60+ piece The American Band, plus lots of kids activities, the Armory Farmers Market Beer Garden, and more!

West Side Educator Awarded Teacher of the Year

West Side Educator Awarded Teacher of the Year

The city's top honor for outstanding teacher goes to Rachel DeNofio, kindergarten teacher at Asa Messer Elementary School, who was lauded last week for her mastery of personalized teaching, deep relationships with students & families, and sharing her talents with educators statewide as leader of a model classroom for differentiated instruction.

Elected Officials Q&A at Neighborhood Nights

Elected Officials Q&A at Neighborhood Nights

WBNA's 5th Annual Conversation with our Elected Officials had a great showing of neighbors who asked questions and heard directly from state legislators about wide-ranging topics such as reproductive rights and gun control, funding for public school facilities, and rent control.

Help shape WBNA's future

Help shape WBNA's future

2018 is a planning year for the WBNA, and we want to hear from you to make sure we get it right. Learn more about our strategic planning process that will guide WBNA's work and goals for the next five years, and how to get involved.

Stellar Start to Neighborhood Nights

Stellar Start to Neighborhood Nights

Our first Neighborhood Night had a great turnout, and featured a presentation of Providence's new bike share system by city planner and neighbor Alex Ellis, an introduction to WBNA Committees, and lots of friendly energy.

Neighborhood Nights begin February 6

Neighborhood Nights begin February 6

Introducing Neighborhood Nights, an all-in-one community meeting where neighbors come together to explore a planned topic or issue, check out a WBNA committee, and/or play basketball at open gym! This new monthly gathering is an easy way to get to know WBNA and your neighbors with free food, childcare, and Spanish translation.