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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
Not to rush the season, but plans are set for this fall's 10th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival to be held September 25-27 at the Elms, Rosecliff and Marble House. The weekend of wine tasting, food pairing and celebrity-chef … 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
Capt. Thomas McGinn, owner of Providence River Boat Co., knows the shallow waters of the upper Providence River as well as anyone. more
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