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(Updated 1:40 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. board member Karl Wadensten on Monday said Gov. Gina M. Raimondo did the right thing in dropping the widely panned slogan “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer” from a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, but added there needs to be “a post mortem” on the process that led to its adoption and error-filled rollout. 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
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
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
Airbnb said on Thursday that Rhode Island’s 1,300 active hosts made more than $12 million in supplemental income last year by welcoming approximately 69,000 visitors to the Ocean State, a 97 percent year-over-year increase in inbound guests. more
The “Hell Paitan” on Ken’s Ramen on Washington Street is one of the best places in the country to find a dish of “uncommon ramen,” according to Bon Appetit’s “Eat Like a Local” feature. 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
If you’re searching for Valentine’s Day plans, don’t leave out Providence. It was named 12th-most romantic city in the nation by Travel + Leisure in a list of the top 20. more
The Emmy-award winning ABC food show, “The Chew,” will air a segment Wednesday at 1 p.m. featuring co-host Carla Hall dining at well-known Rhode Island culinary institutions, according to a release by R.I. Commerce Corp. more
One percent hotel tax collections increased 6.5 percent over the year in June, and nearly 18 percent over the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
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