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New plan for Kennedy Plaza: Fewer buses, more people

In the latest reimagining of Providence’s central square, you get from Kennedy Plaza to Waterplace Park by bridge instead of tunnel.

You ice skate on a “riverine,” s-shaped water feature in the plaza instead of the current BankNewport City Center rink.

And when WaterFire returns, you’ll gaze up at a giant ring suspended over the basin that sprays mist down upon spectators.

All of these things are part of a $140-million plan unveiled by Mayor Jorge Elorza and city planners Wednesday that takes another stab at making Kennedy Plaza and the downtown riverwalk more attractive and welcoming.

“We know that the Kennedy Plaza space has been the center of our city geographically, but it has never fully been the center of our city culturally,” Elorza told reporters at a Wednesday briefing. “In our mind’s eye, we have never had that city center in Providence that the other cities that we

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These Are the 2021 Fashion Trends People Are Drawn to and Repelled By

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29 Matching Sweatsuits For Living Your Best Stay-At-Home Life

While many of last year’s most-popular fashion trends don’t feel quite right for a life of time spent at home and social distancing (I definitely won’t be wearing a tailored vest anytime soon), there is one in particular that I’m currently very grateful for: the matching sweatsuit. As a freelance fashion writer, I’m already a big fan of sporting my pajamas while conducting phone interviews and writing stories from the comfort of my own abode. And, now that all my previously in-person meetings to events and coffee dates have been replaced by virtual Zoom calls, I’ve found myself reconsidering this sleepwear-only WFH wardrobe entirely. Luckily, the sweatsuit happens to be a comfy PJ-adjacent look that’s appropriately conducive for wearing during a day full of important Zoom meetings — aka it’s just a hair more elevated than the aforementioned “I literally

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Congress Approves New Smithsonian Museums Celebrating Latinx People and Women’s History

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The $900 billion covid-19 relief bill and end-of-year spending package, which Congress passed on Monday, also greenlit the creation of two new Smithsonian museums, one dedicated to Latinx people and the other dedicated to women’s history in the United States.

In order to build a new museum, the Smithsonian must be granted permission through federal legislation. Similar to the financing of the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the most recently created Smithsonian, the bill requires that the funding and costs for the projects be taken equally from public and private sources. Although several spots are already being scoped out, the Smithsonian Board of Regents is responsible for finding space for both new museums on or near the National Mall.

The president of the Friends of the American Latino Museum, Estuardo Rodriguez, said it was fitting that

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Billionaire Leonard Lauder reveals successful people are first to arrive at work, last to leave

Estée Lauder Chairman Emeritus and cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder told Fox Business Network Tuesday that being successful is all about the time put in and knowing firsthand that there’s no substitute for hard work.

Leonard Lauder, the eldest son of Estée and Joseph Lauder, told “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” that his father consistently beat him to the office and was last to return home.

“A bit of advice that I’d give to all young people: Never come in late,” he said. “Be the first there and, if you can, be the last to leave. First there and last to leave always gets it.”

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Leonard Lauder joined the family business in 1958, taking over as president in 1972 and becoming CEO

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Top 20 Richest People In The World

In this article we will present the 20 richest people in the world. Click to skip ahead and see the 5 richest people in the world.

If you want any proof of whether life is fair or not, you only need to look at the fact that billionaires in the world have more money than over 4.5 billion people in the world. In a world where hundreds of millions don’t know where their next meal is coming from, someone is wondering whether to gold plate his 5th private jet.

There are over 2,100 billionaires in the world, with billionaires actually doubling in just the last decade. If you’re wondering where they reside, then you should consider taking a look at the 25 richest cities in the world with the most billionaires per capita. These facts are quite gloomy as they demonstrate the level of inequality in this

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