Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The former India restaurant sits empty next to Town Hall on Main Street. What would you like to see occupy the space.
Between Town Hall and the George Hall Lobrary, in the heart of Warren's downtown, sits an impressive, vacant property. The former India restuarant, complete with a lounge and large outdoor patio, is available for sale for the right person. The two-level reastaurant/lounge space has ample space for another eatery, event space, or perhaps an art gallery. What would you like to see in the space? Tell us your ideas in the comments section below. Who knows? Maybe someone will take you up on the plan.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
You be the planner: Tell us what you would put in these empty storefronts.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Just steps from busy Main Street in Downtown Warren, surrounded by businesses in operation, stand three empty storefronts just waiting for something new. Surrounded by White Tiger Martial Arts, the Blue Horse, Quality Consignment, Samantha's and Warren Art Spot, 11, 18, and 22 Child Street sit empty, their front windows boarded or papered over. If you had your say, what would you put in these storefronts? Let us know in the comments section below what type of businesses you would like to see to further revitalize the area.
Friday, July 13, 2012
The former Providence Journal East Bay office has sat empty for quite a while. What should go there?
When the Providence Journal decided to close down its local bureaus a few years back, it left vacancies in some communities, including Bristol. The former ProJo building on Gooding Avenue has sat empty for quite some time. It is surrounded by local and chain businesses, including Ace Hardware, the Mustang Alley Diner and the Dollar Tree. What should take the space of the former Journal building in the plaza at Gooding and Hope? Make your suggestions in the comments section below.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
New England Kitchen and Bath is moving. What should fill the Hope Street space?
New England Kitchen and Bath Center at 681 Hope St., Bristol, is pulling up its stakes and moving next door to Warren, leaving a big storefront in downtown Bristol open for bidders. Surrounded by a mix of shops, restaurants, a library and a museum, all in a convenient pedestrian environment on historic Hope Street, the New England Kitchen and Bath building — moving to 1 Industrial Road, Warren — is sure to attract some attention from potential tenants. But what would be best in that space? Should it be a retail store, a new restaurant or some kind of entertainment facility? What other possibilities are there? Put on your thinking caps and give us your best suggestion for what should go in the New England Kitchen and Bath building in the …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
This large storefront on Metacom Avenue is sitting vacant. What should occupy that space?
Ocean Plaza sits in a busy stretch of Warren, surrounded by restuarants, stores and banks. But one large storefront in the 601 Metacom Avenue shopping plaza sits vacant. Is this a new retail store waiting to happen or is should there be other use for the vacant building? What would you like to see in Ocean Plaza? Put on your thinking caps and let us know your suggestions in the comments section below. And feel free to support or oppose any other suggestion. After all, a robust debate is the best way to come to the best conclusion.