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Sound Session creator aims <br>for international renown

Providence leaders have come to recognize the arts as an important economic engine for the city. One key player in raising the arts community’s...
NYLO Hotels expects that its Pontiac Mills hotel will attract a young, upscale business and leisure traveler, with loft-style design and furnishings. /

Pontiac Mills hotel breaks ground

WARWICK – NYLO Hotels today broke ground on a facility in the mixed-use Pontiac Mills development in Warwick. The hotel, which will be Atlanta-based NYLO’s...

MooBella raises $25M to launch ice cream machines

TAUNTON – MooBella LLC, the creator of a self-service ice cream machine, has closed on $25 million in Series D financing with W. Health...

Taste of Pawtucket seeks to enroll restaurants

PAWTUCKET – City restaurants, caterers and bakeries are invited to join the Pawtucket Arts Festival in presenting its Taste of Pawtucket opening-night gala.Participating restaurants...
DOWNTOWN OFFICE WORKERS board a RIPTA bus at the end of the business day. Few companies offer employee incentives for using public transit, officials say, and those who do find few takers. /

Mass transit lacks appeal for workers

Since moving to its new headquarters downtown, GTECH Corp. has become a leader among Providence businesses trying to encourage employees to carpool or use...
THE MAGAZINE aims to tell the stories of local food producers, says publisher Alex Corcoran. /

Magazine celebrates ‘bounty’<br> of seasonal R.I. foods

The first issue of Edible Rhody featured an interview with Johanne Killeen and George Germon, owners of Al Forno Restaurant; an in-depth story on...
CHARLIE RAFERTY  plays the bagpipe aboard the 65-foot Continental Sloop Providence, a replica of the first vessel commanded by John Paul Jones during the Revolutionary War. /

Tall Ships bring 250,000 to Newport

Rhode Island’s maritime heritage was on display during the recently concluded Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007 celebration, as 19 square riggers, barques,...
THE PROPOSED Vista Della Torre, an $80 million luxury condominium complex, is opposed by many on Providence's West Side.  /

Luxury condo tower plan draws ire

The Providence City Council was scheduled to vote Thursday, July 5, on a street abandonment that would make way for a luxury, high-security condominium...

Hanging with the Transformers

PROVIDENCE – With the new “Transformers” live-action movie slated to open in the middle of last week, excitement was high as fans of the...

Non-manufacturing industries boom in June

TEMPE, Ariz. – Growth among non-manufacturing businesses last month surprised analysts by accelerating to the fastest pace since April 2006, according to a report...
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