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McKee signs bill allowing eateries to continue outdoor dining

PROVIDENCE (AP) — Gov. Daniel J. McKee has signed into law legislation allowing restaurants to continue to use COVID-19 modifications, including outdoor dining and...
HOMEMADE TOUCH: Husband and wife Mahran Izoli, right, and Nur Shahida Roslan are the owners of Feed the Cheeks, a specialty cookie shop, which started as a home business then moved to a Providence storefront during the pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Making cookies full time

Like any card-carrying millennial, Nur Shahida Roslan created an Instagram account to document her food and travel adventures. She named the personal page “Feed the...
Bruce Newbury

Dining out: A much-needed refreshment

It is summertime, and your favorite restaurateur may be looking forward to a well-deserved vacation. This usually happens every July. Restaurants close for two...

Baker urges fishing industry to apply for $24M in virus aid

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts' fishing industry is being urged to apply for nearly $24 million in federal coronavirus relief funds. Gov. Charlie Baker's administration said...

Scallop harvest to decline again this year, but still strong

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Fishermen are harvesting fewer scallops off the East Coast as the population of the valuable shellfish appears to be on...

Not nice: Baron Cohen sues Massachusetts cannabis dispensary

BOSTON (AP) – Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has sued a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary he says used an image of his character Borat on a...
SPECIAL ­FLAVOR: Leo Lin, foreground, is the manager of Good Fortune Supermarket, a Providence grocery store that offers a wide variety of Asian foods. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Specialty markets filling need and vacant properties

Andre and Angeline Dumas pushed a small metal carriage past the voluminous seafood displays at Good Fortune Supermarket recently. Twice a month, the couple...
Bruce Newbury

Dining out: They’ve got people talking

What makes the dining-out experience difficult to define are the parts that at the same time make it so appealing. We discovered this to...

Providence Restaurant Weeks to kick off July 11

PROVIDENCE – Providence Restaurant Weeks is returning this summer, starting July 11, the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau said Wednesday. So far, 40 restaurants...

Feast & Fettle acquires Boston-area company

PROVIDENCE – Feast & Fettle has acquired the Massachusetts-based company Bountiful Kitchen, the company announced Monday. The deal is the first acquisition for Feast &...

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