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The Sept. 21 WaterFire Providence lighting was the scene of FoodForward, a “food innovation showcase” put on by RallyRI, an initiative created by Allan Tear, one of The Rhode Island Foundation’s Rhode Island Innovation Fellows. His goal is to “spark a startup revolution” in the art and design, food and beverage, social impact, and advanced-manufacturing sectors of the Ocean State economy. Vin Scorziello, one of the owners of Campus Fine Wines, was on hand to serve samples of five Rhode Island craft brewers to the public. more
Rhode Island’s Independence Trail has all the makings of a major historic attraction, but there’s one thing it hasn’t got: an aura of permanence. more
Mark L. Stenning, longtime CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, will leave his post in September 2014, but will remain on the board of directors and stay on as a consultant. more
WAREHAM, Mass. – The Cape Cod Flyer train service to Hyannis will become an annual feature and will include a new stop in Wareham, The Standard-Times of New Bedford reported last week. The newspaper also said a study to determine the feasibility of year-round weekend service was planned. more
Ari Heckman, principal in Providence’s newest hotel, The Dean, finds the label “boutique hotel,” too limiting for the lodgings being fashioned by his group out of the old Sportsman’s Inn strip club on Fountain Street. more
“Green” initiatives at Rhode Island hotels and R.I. Convention Center are sought after by large groups, though individual travelers, it seems, have come to take the benefits for granted. more
Airline passengers will be allowed more onboard use of devices such as Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle as soon as the end of the year, though restrictions will remain, the chief U.S. aviation regulator said. more
The votes against allowing casinos in two Massachusetts towns reveal clear winners and losers as they shed light on the continuing expansion of gambling in the Bay State, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
(Updated, 6 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad will discuss “radical changes” to the global sailing event set to stop here in May 2015 at a press conference Tuesday, in conjunction with a three-day workshop for port officials planning to host the stopovers. more
The Rhode Island Hospitality Association gave out dozens of awards Wednesday night recognizing exceptional work in the hospitality, food service and tourism industries. more
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