PROVIDENCE – The Providence Biltmore Hotel announced this month that it has completed guest-room renovations designed to bring back the “authentic character of the hotel” while also adding the most desirable contemporary amenities.
TripAdvisor, an online site for all things travel, has 132 reviews posted for Nick’s on Broadway in Providence. The comments range from “exquisite and elegant” to “mediocre” and “yummy brunch – worth the wait.”
A Pittsfield, Mass.-based discount travel business and its affiliate have been ordered by a court to stop using alleged deceptive marketing to sell travel memberships, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month.
A boost for Rhode Island’s growing craft-beer industry could be on tap. A Providence group is seeking $1.4 million in city financing to help build an $8 million contract brewery on the city’s West Side.
Charlie Enright, a Bristol resident and a professional sailor, will be racing around the world for the first time in the Volvo Ocean Race, a Grand Prix competition that runs from Oct. 4, 2014 through June 27, 2015, with the only North American stopover in Newport from May 5-17. Enright’s team, Team Alvimedica, will join Team SCA (with fellow American Sally Barkow onboard), Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel in the race, which will be contested over 38,739 nautical miles and nine months. The race starts in October in Alicante, Spain and finishes in Gothenburg, Sweden.more
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