Hospitality & Tourism

HALL OF FAME football coach Don Shula came to Providence March 1 for the opening of his restaurant in the Hilton Hotel. /

Success is as success does, in football or in business

Don Shula says it wasn’t his idea to get into the restaurant business, but it’s been a successful endeavor: His company’s revenue is reported...

City expects recognition from coming virtual view

Imagine visiting a Web site that allowed you to stroll down a city’s streets, check out the architecture, browse through stores, visit hotel rooms...
HOOD MARINA in Portsmouth is to be transformed into an upscale 'marina village' with 1,495 slips and 988 housing units. /

Blighted waterfront land to become marina village

O’Neill Properties Group, the owner of Portsmouth’s Carnegie Abbey Club, has bought 44.5 acres of “environmentally scarred” property along the town’s waterfront and plans...

Brown exhibits focus on history of slavery

PROVIDENCE – Following up on the October report by its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University is sponsoring four exhibitions that show...

Newport Harbor’s top chef<br> gets national recognition

Casey Riley, who was promoted to corporate chef at the Newport Harbor Corp. last year, has been named 2006 Chef of the Year by...
KATE AND MATT JENNINGS love cheese, and they love to share their passion and knowledge with their customers at Farmstead and La Laiterie. Matt writes out a card for each cheese by hand, noting the flavor and provenance. /

Celebrating the art of cheese

Provolone. Mozzarella. Cheddar. You’re familiar with the basic cheese options. But what about Valençay, an aged French goat cheese covered in salted ash that,...
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A night of art, gourmet food

The Plant – a new mixed-use development in Olneyville that will feature affordable live/work studio and commercial spaces as well as a community enterprise...

Dunkin’ hires Rachel Ray as new spokesperson

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it has signed daytime TV host Rachael Ray as its new brand representative. Ray is best known for...

Friendly’s posts $4.9M profit in 2006

WILBRAHAM, Mass. – Friendly Ice Cream Corp. (Amex: FRN) posted a 2006 profit of $4.9 million or 61 cents per share, after losing $27.3...
DOWNCITY, with its historic core, as seen from a hill on the city's East Side. /

Providence named a 2007 Distinctive Destination

PROVIDENCE – The National Trust for Historic Preservation today named Providence as one of its annual Dozen Distinctive Destinations, saying the city has been...
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