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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
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
The 2015 Cape Cod and the islands vacation rental booking season is starting strong, according to WeNeedaVacation.com, which is reporting significant increases for early vacation home bookings compared with the same period last year. more
The upcoming Volvo Ocean Race has already provided a boost in lodging in Newport and across the state for 2015, state hospitality proponents say, yet a forecast from a regional expert is for hotel occupancy rates in Newport to grow by only 1 percentage point. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is celebrating the grand re-opening of its museum today after a six-month, $3 million renovation. more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
1 As WaterFire's new board chairwoman, what are your top three priorities for the nonprofit? First, to plan, fund and execute the renovation of the building at 475 Valley St. [in Providence] as the WaterFire Arts Center, to qualify for the … more
The restaurant scene in Providence, as in the rest of Rhode Island, remains vibrant. In any of the city's restaurant rows can be found new tastes, new chefs, new takes and new looks. It is all part of the fabric of a successful, popular dining … 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
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that helps expedite the R.I. Department of Health’s certificate of need process for domestic “medical tourism” companies looking to locate in Rhode Island. more
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