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Site work has begun for construction of a four-story, 198-room hotel and conference center to replace the 1950s-era Seaview Hotel. more
The newly appointed director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, Scott Jensen, paid a visit recently to my Newport radio station with the outgoing executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, Jody Sullivan. One of the … more
Providence has made it to the next round in Outside Magazine’s best town in America competition. more
The Top 5 Tourist and Cultural Attractions, ranked by venue attendance in 2014. more
Newport ballet troupe Island Moving Company has 10 dancers and five staff members, but manages to draw hundreds to its performances of "The Nutcracker" at year's end, in part by holding it at the city's Rosecliff mansion. Normally a draw … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other dignitaries officially opened Race Village for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover at Fort Adams State Park late Tuesday afternoon. more
PROVIDENCE – A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. That spending resulted in 42 jobs and had a … more
(Updated 1:20 p.m. and 9:20 a.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.1 percent year over year in February, and 6.9 percent when comparing fiscal year over fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
In celebration of Providence being named “America’s Favorite City” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, Mayor Angel Taveras and the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau are holding a special event Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. more
The Providence Biltmore has affiliated with Hilton Worldwide by joining its Curio Collection, a global group of hotels known for their uniqueness and authenticity. more
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