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Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Three Rhode Island restaurants made OpenTable’s 2016 list of the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America. more
A new report on Rhode Island’s food system, “Update to the RI Food Assessment: 2011-2016 and Beyond,” was released this week by the Rhode Island Food Policy Council, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Foundation. more
It’s not known as the “Creative Capital” for nothing. more
Of all the Travel + Leisure lists to show up on, this is not the best. Providence was rated No. 13 on the travel magazine’s list of America’s Rudest Cities. But at least it wasn’t Boston, which came in at No. 7 in this most recent release based on T&L’s America’s Favorite Places reader survey. more
Yankee Magazine has released its 2016 Editor’s Choice Awards singling out the best places to dine in Rhode Island, and they range from all-you-can-eat fare at Wright’s Farm to the upscale Simpatico in Jamestown. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Revenue from the state 5 percent hotel tax collections grew 29.4 percent year over year in March, and 12.2 percent when comparing this fiscal year to the prior fiscal period. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections grew year over year in March, 11.3 percent and 29.4 percent, respectively. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
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