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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Hospitality & Tourism

Veteran of R.I. nonprofits to direct Slater Mill

PAWTUCKET – Slater Mill today announced the hiring of Janice Kissinger, a resident of Lincoln’s Great Road Historic District, as its new executive director.“We...

Survey: 35% in R.I. visited Conn. casinos last year

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rhode Island residents made 1.7 million trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in the past 12 months, according to...

A piece of the tropics in R.I.

The new Roger Williams Park Botanical Center's conservatory, billed as the largest indoor public display garden in New England, is scheduled to open on...

Unions seeking a piece of Lincoln Park expansion

The $220 million expansion and renovation of Lincoln Park, which is intended to transform the downtrodden dog track into a regional gaming destination, is...
JANITORS, hotel workers and others gather in front of Providence City Hall for a May 1 rally organized by UNITE HERE! Local 217 and Service Employees International Union Local 615 to support contract negotiations and the national immigrant rights movement. /

Hotel union forges new partnerships

In Rhode Island, only 25 percent of workers in the hotel industry are unionized. In Boston, it’s more like 50 percent. But things are...

Metro region gains bookings in ’06

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau says bookings for December 2006 were nearly twice as high as in 2005, bolstered by an increase...

Cuban Revolution moves into a much bigger space

It just didn’t seem to click with Ed Morabito when people told him not mix his food with his politics.The chief of staff to...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...

Sage aims to reinvent hotel dining

Maggie Longo sees more than drywall and dust when she looks at the site where Temple Downtown Restaurant and Lounge is slated to open...
CUSTOMERS line up at the counter for their coffee and pastry during the morning rush. Industrial-sized orders are welcome. /

Doughnuts the old-fashioned way

There is no conveyer belt at Allie’s Donuts Inc.; the doughnuts are all made fresh by hand, the way Allie Briggs made them when...
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