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In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Getting a "World Heritage" designation for Newport is no easy task, but with a tip from the National Park Service, Newport is trying again and adding Providence into the mix. There are only 23 World Heritage sites in the United States. The … more
Conduct a Google search for Mary Ann Esposito and you will find recipes for everything from eggplant Parmesan to pretzels. She has a collection of over 1,300 recipes between her 12 cookbooks, TV show and companion videos. Of course, she has … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
The opening of Amazon.com's first brick-and-mortar store last week proves that software is not really "eating the world," as venture-capitalist Marc Andreessen put it in 2011. In his widely noted Wall Street Journal column about predatory … more
What makes the U.S. economy grow? A look at consumer spending data offers a simple if perhaps troubling answer: Increasingly, it's people buying stuff they don't need. Any effort to separate wants from needs involves subjectivity. One … more
Ask Americans what first comes to mind when you mention Cuba and you'll usually get a simple answer. If you were born in 1950 or before you were probably glued to the news reports during those 13 days in October of 1962 and the anticipation of … more
Before he opened Cloud City Drones in Warwick, Christopher Williams toyed with the idea of calling it by another name, anything other than "drone." The problem, he explained, is the word "drone" conjures up frightening associations. "It has … more
Does Providence need a minor league baseball stadium on the riverfront downtown? An at least equally debatable question not getting nearly as much attention: Does it need a public park there even more? Since the Pawtucket Red Sox owners … more
1 Over the past several months, work has been taking place at Kennedy Plaza. Can you describe some improvements? In Kennedy Plaza several internal lanes of traffic have been removed, creating a true plaza in the center of the city with … more
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