Updated March 29 at 12:28am
Hospitality & Tourism
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Three days after the state’s new slogan and logo “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer” were unveiled, people are still up in arms, and a state representative wants a detailed explanation regarding what was spent on the tourism campaign. more
After announcing, then dropping a statewide tourism slogan, the R.I. Commerce Corp. picked up where it left off, moving forward Monday with a campaign to better define and promote the state to potential visitors. more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center was awarded a $20,000 Maritime Heritage Grant to fund a 15-minute orientation film tentatively titled, “Resilience: The Story of New Bedford’s Fishing Industry.” more
Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. was named American Craft Producer of the Year at Whisky Magazine’s 2017 Icons of Whisky award ceremony Tuesday night in New York City. more
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
Twenty-one chefs competed to see who had the best chowder recipe at the 35th annual Great Chowder Cook-off on June 18. The event was hosted by Discover Newport and took place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. First place in the seafood … more
Newly nestled in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood, Persimmon was named Rhode Island’s top eco-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant in a list of each state’s best locavore restaurant by Travel + Leisure. more
(Updated 12:57 p.m.) Former state Chief Marketing Officer Betsy Wall will be paid half her salary – approximately $67,500, plus up to $500 for opting out of medical coverage, according to a severance agreement released by the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday. more
Barnaby Evans and Peter Mello of WaterFire and the WaterFire Arts Center were recognized in December by American Institute of Architects Rhode Island with its Archistar Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to architecture by non-architects. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
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