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Friday, November 16, 2018

Hospitality & Tourism

R.I. residents favor <br>gambling rights for Narragansetts

DARTMOUTH – Rhode Island residents say, 2 to 1, that Congress should grant the Narragansett Indian Tribe the right to conduct gaming on its...

A celebration of R.I. artists

Firehouse 13, a new arts space in Providence, is exhibiting the work of 28 artists who have received fellowship grants this year from R.I....
THE TURBINE HALL in the former South Street power station will house part of the Heritage Harbor Museum. Developer Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse is also carving out retail and office spaces within the building. /

Reinventing a waterfront icon

Stepping into the darkened South Street Station power plant in Providence's Jewelry District is like stumbling upon a lost temple of the Industrial Age.The...
STUDENTS FROM Exeter Job Corps Academy pose with guest presenters for Groundhog Job Shadow Day at the Radisson Airport Hotel Providence in Warwick. The job-shadowing program was sponsored by the Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association and Junior Achievement of Rhode Island. /

Groundhog Day first in year of initiatives

Employees at the Radisson Airport Hotel Providence in Warwick were shadowed by more than 30 students from the Davies Career & Technical High School...
TONY SADLER, left, vice president of operations services at Brooks, presents a check to Jennifer Laurelli, the museum's director of development. With them, from left, are Jaedon Sadler of West Greenwich and R.J., Michael and Morgan Hancock of Cumberland. /

Brooks donates $300,000 to Children’s Museum

Brooks Pharmacy has given a $30,000 grant to the Providence Children's Museum to sponsor Brooks Pharmacy Free Sundays through December of this year, enabling...

Challenges galore in $100M Temple project

The history of the Masonic Temple is an odd one, because, as far as histories go, this building doesn't really have one. Or, at...

Take control of travel expenses

Dear Dan: My small company is expanding its client base to other parts of the country. But our travel budget is tight. Any ideas?...
NEW PLANS: The Gatehouse Restaurant, closed since summer, is being reopened by its new owners as the Waterman Grille. /

The Gatehouse to reopen for more casual dining

The name outside hasn't changed yet, but with new staff being hired and renovations being made to the menu and décor, The Gatehouse Restaurant...

Legislators to consider tax break for fire-code costs

A bill introduced in the R.I. House of Representatives this month would finally give some relief to business owners who have incurred costs associated...

JetBlue launches retroactive client ‘Bill of Rights’

NEW YORK – JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced a comprehensive customer promise and compensation program called The JetBlue Customer Bill of Rights.The new...
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