Returning for its 11th year, Newport Restaurant Week will take place from Nov. 4-13, and feature the culinary creations of more than 50 Newport and Bristol County-based restaurants, cafes and bistros.
The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson.
Billed as a future income generator, the R.I. Convention Center has been a point of contention since its doors opened in 1993.
Operationally, the facility, including the parking garage and food services, has lost more than $21 …
CEO (or equivalent): Sandra J. Pattie, CEO and president
2015 Revenue: $62,527,542
2013 Revenue: $53,149,200
Revenue growth: 18%
For nearly 200 years now, BankNewport has been meeting the needs of its customers.
BY John A. Lahtinen | Contributing Writer
More than two decades after its opening, the R.I. Convention Center still routinely runs a deficit, even with the revenue that its parking facility and food services provide. Factor in the debt service – with $300 million still on the books – …
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There’s going to be a new way to get to Block Island. The R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers on Thursday approved an application filed by Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc.