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Hospitality & Tourism

SPECIAL OLYMPICS Rhode Island Executive Director Michael McGover, left, and athlete Michael Luca with Dunkin' Donuts franchisee Rob Batista, whose shop in North Kingstown raised $648 during this winter's promotion. /

Dunkin’ Donuts promo raises $43,400 for charity

Dunkin' Donuts franchisees this winter raised $43,419 for Special Olympics Rhode Island through their annual Pound of Coffee promotion. They donated 25 cents for...

New faces abound in city’s hotel management ranks

Editor's Note: This story ran on the front page of our Feb. 12 issue, but due to a technical glitch, the story did not...
REVENUE FROM Newport Grand has fallen short of projections, so state officials are eager to see the facility expanded and revamped. /

Newport zoning can’t stop Grand plan

A Superior Court judge has ordered the City of Newport to stop trying to block an expansion of Newport Grand and issue the required...
THE BAND ZILI plays world beat and urban-influenced dance music at the Providence Black Repertory Company last week. The group, started as a theater troupe, now hosts a wide array of musical and spoken-word performances as well. /

A stage where arts can flourish

The Providence Black Repertory Company's business model isn't quite like that of any other performing arts group or venue in the state. First off, the...
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Amica Tall Ships fest announces 22-ship lineup

NEWPORT – Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007 today announced the final lineup for the festival, and said three more class-A vessels have...
DAN WILLIAMS, who took over as general manager at the Providence Biltmore Hotel four months ago, reviews the day's activities with some of his staff. /

New faces abound in city’s hotel management ranks

By Natalie Myers MYERS@PBN.COMDan Williams became the general manager of the Providence Biltmore Hotel four months ago. Before that, he opened and operated Six Flags...

<i>Where to eat? So many choices in R.I.</i>

How frequently do you dine out? * Several times a week – 54.3% * About once per week – 31.4% * 1 to 3 times per...
A VIEW from the mezzanine level of Lincoln Park's new game room, scheduled to be finished in March, which will feature live entertainment, dining and a full bar. /

Lincoln Park’s event center to open in spring

Lincoln Park has come a long way since it opened 60 years ago as Lincoln Downs, a horse race track. But right now, it's...
PUT A CORK IN IT! Some restaurants are promoting the merlot-to-go idea, while others fear liability if patrons uncork their bottles on the road. /

Wine-to-go idea isn’t taking hold <br> <i>Many restaurants don’t offer patrons the...

Few restaurant patrons take unfinished bottles of wine home with them following a meal, despite a law passed in the summer that allows them...
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Newport does some extreme hotel makeovers

I am constantly asked by editors, travel journalists, meeting planners and industry colleagues, "Hey, what's new this year in Newport County?" My response usually relates...
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