Updated August 3 at 8:03pm
Hospitality & Tourism
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Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined for the eighth consecutive month in August, registering 332,246 travelers, a drop of 6.85 percent compared with August 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week. more
Kim Ward, director of public and community affairs at Twin River Casino, was recently honored as one of five proven leaders during the annual Great Women of Gaming Awards for Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Over the past 16 years at Twin River, Ward has served on the design team to repurpose existing space into a table-games area, helped to develop a charitable-giving program and she has represented the casino on a series of issues, from council-zoning-ordinance meetings to passing a table-games referendum. Ward holds a BFA in computer graphics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
The Newport area’s visiting and resident wine aficionados will soon have more room to nurse their Pinot noirs and sip their Sauvignon blancs. more
At least it’s not No. 1. Rhode Island ranked No. 14 on a list of states with the rudest drivers from Insure.com, which surveyed 2,000 drivers nationwide in July. more
Providence didn’t make the cut in a national survey of the best cities for couples. 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
The city has won a $13 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to build a streetcar system between the East Side and Upper South Providence, officials announced Thursday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
If you like the nightlife, visit Providence. Rhode Island’s capital city made it on to a list of the best social cities compiled by Women’s Health magazine and Yelp. more
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