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Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of the board for Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company for Lincoln’s Twin River, has helped develop a diversification strategy that includes the July 2014, $250 million purchase of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, Miss. more
Whether companies try or not to budget for major storms that shut down commerce, those reached on Jan. 28, the day after blizzard Juno’s biggest punch landed across the region, say predicting major weather events remains an art that, when it is accurate, enables companies to adjust more readily. more
As the saying goes, if we do not learn from the past, we may unwittingly repeat it. So at the table at our favorite restaurant, how well have we learned from the past? The answer is, we have learned our lessons well. more
For an institution as steeped in tradition as the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, 2014 has seen radical change. In May, the 60-year-old hall broke ground on a $15.7 million renovation and expansion project that will see the Victorian complex add three new courts, additional stadium seats, new interpretive exhibits and a new building on Memorial Boulevard. more
The Capital Grille restaurant in Providence will relocate next year from its current location in Union Station to the space in the GTECH Center currently occupied by Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Managers at Ruth’s Chris have referred inquiries about whether a new location might be in the offing or if the company will continue to operate in the city to corporate headquarters in Florida. more
“I just fell in love with Providence,” said Mark Ladner, executive chef of the award-winning New York City restaurant Del Posto. He is no stranger in town. Ladner is a 1990 graduate of Johnson & Wales University’s College of Culinary Arts. more
At the conclusion of its 2014 legislative session, the General Assembly passed the Rhode Island Access to Medical Technology Innovation Act and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed the bill into law effective July 1, 2014. more
PROVIDENCE – A state senator is advocating for a safety plan for the city’s Federal Hill neighborhood in the wake of two violent incidents that occurred late last month. more
Providence’s Federal Hill has an international reputation for fine dining and foodie retailing. It is a year-round feast celebrating not just Rhode Island’s Italian-American cuisine and culture, but those from subsequent waves of immigration. more
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