URI’s Project stRIde launches summer camps in Providence and Newport

Despite having to wait because of the COVID-19 pandemic, elementary school students in Providence and Newport will soon be able to enhance their knowledge of science, technology, engineering, art and math through lessons centered on diet, nutrition and what happens in the kitchen. The new program, which was supposed to start with a summer camp in the summer of 2020, has gone through an extensive formative evaluation and is being piloted this month by the University of Rhode Island College of Health Sciences in cooperation with URI’s Cooperative Extension Network and community partners 4-H and the Boys & Girls Clubs

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Food hall in historic building to serve as centerpiece of downtown Orlando development project

ORLANDO, Fla. – Downtown Orlando is seeing huge developments being built up all around the business center of the city, dramatically changing the face of the area. However, one development is working to preserve and revitalize a historic building, the Bumby Arcade, to make it the focal point of a mixed-use office and residential area being built by Lincoln Property Company.

Work is now underway to renovate the interior of the historic building, transforming the interior into a food hall with 18 vendors, an underground speakeasy and an anchor restaurant.

The Bumby Arcade was built up around a hardware store

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