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The R.I. Convention Center Authority had increased traffic to its three facilities in the first three months of the year, despite several major snow storms and a blizzard that produced heavy snowfall. more
Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24, pending final regulatory approval by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. more
Conventions in Providence are expected to pump more than $15 million into the Rhode Island economy in 2015, bringing almost 16,000 people to the city to stay in hotels, eat in restaurants and shop. more
Before news broke that the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox wanted to move the team from its longtime home at McCoy Stadium to the Providence riverfront, Pawtucket officials had been thinking big. Could the area around the stadium be the … more
The realignment of tourism spending proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is intended to create a coordinated, statewide focus on attracting visitors to Rhode Island. It's an idea long advocated by state tourism and economic-development … more
Hotels, restaurants and stores are gearing up to welcome the thousands of visitors who will flood Newport from May 5-17, for the Volvo Ocean Race and the race stopover. Teams competing in the race, a journey of some 40,000 nautical miles making 11 … more
Looking for a drink in the Providence-Warwick metro? Chances are you won’t have to look very far. more
More than 20,000 visitors are expected to come to Providence for conventions and conferences over the next 30 days, which is expected to generate approximately $10 million in direct economic impacts. more
Brittany Lauro has been named social media coordinator at Discover Newport. Lauro previously served as an editorial assistant at Newport Life Magazine, where she managed the publication's online … more
For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
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