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New England's rugged, iconic beauty is a key economic driver for our entire region. In the six states, the Outdoor Industry Association reports that the outdoor-recreation industry generates a total of $28.8 billion in consumer spending, creating … 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
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
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
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
(Updated 2:47 p.m.) Gold’s Gym is back open, a day after a Superior Court judge ordered it closed, and it has until the end of January to either vacate the premises or find a new owner, according to a court order released Wednesday. more
The imPOSSIBLE Dream playground is the 16th most popular playground in the country, and the No. 1 playground in New England. more
(Updated 2:19 p.m.) Two Rhode Island organizations, a resident and an official were recognized this week with 2016 Environmental Merit Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. more
At the annual meeting of the International Tennis Federation held Thursday in the Croatian capital of Zagreb, the International Tennis Hall of Fame announced it would be involved in funding the federation’s development program. more
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