Parklets to sprout up throughout Providence Friday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — If you have a favorite on-street parking space in Providence, you might find that it’s been taken over by a public park on Friday as the city observes the annual internation Park(ing) Day.The event invites artists, designers, nonprofits and everyday people to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into whimsical public spaces. Businesses who sponsor the tiny “parklets” make up for the parking revenue on the spaces for the day.Last year, 30 parklets were created

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