Hospitality & Tourism

UMass survey: Visits to R.I. slot parlors declining

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the...
A 17th-CENTURY Flemish Baroque silver- and brass-mounted ebony, red tortoiseshell and giltwood cabinet is one of several antique pieces now on display at The Elms in Newport after being donated by private collectors Annette and Dr. Sam Mandel. /

Preservation Society gets $2M furniture collection

A private collector has donated antique furniture, light fixtures, decorative objects and architectural pieces valued at more than $2 million to The Preservation Society...
Kimberly Greene /

Kimberly Greene

Kimberly Greene has been named director of operations of the Renaissance Providence Hotel. She has 17 years of operations and revenue experience in the...
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Autocrat exec to oversee production growth

Autocrat exec to oversee production growth E. Scott Tittle has joined Autocrat Inc. as director of operations, overseeing logistics, materials, facilities and manufacturing at...
A VIEW from one of the Chapel View buildings shows how the developer integrated modern features with the now-restored ruins of the old Sockanosset Boys' Training School. /

Carpionato quickly fills new center

The transformation of the former Sockanosset Boys Training School into Chapel View, an upscale mixed-use complex with shops, restaurants, offices and condominiums, is almost...

UMass poll: Majority of Bay State residents approve of a casino

NORTH DARTMOUTH – The Center for Policy Analysis at the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth last week released the results of a poll and "behavioral survey"...

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...
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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...
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