Hospitality & Tourism

Balancing old, new at a Newport landmark

The White Horse Tavern, built in about 1650 and issued a tavern permit in 1673, has been a Newport landmark for hundreds of years....

Maritime celebration may catch more visitors

New Bedford’s Working Waterfront Festival might attract even more people in years to come thanks to its recent designation as one of North America’s...
GOING GREEN: By donating used frying oil to the soon-to-open Newport Diesel, The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar saves $125 per week that it once spent on waste management. /

Restaurant group goes ‘green’

If being “green” or environmentally responsible were a war that restaurants were preparing to wage, Newport Restaurant Group would be making plans for both...

Wharf finds its place on National Register

A 45,000-square-foot former coal processing plant on the Providence waterfront that developers Patrick and Gail Conley have turned into an artists’ hub has been...

Autocrat gives 750 cans of coffee to R.I. Food Bank

The summer months are the most demanding time of year for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, as poor children are not receiving breakfast...
IN THIS 2006 VIEW, before the latest round of renovations started, the Dunkin' Donuts entrance is not connected with the Convention Center. /

Convention Center posts 18% revenue gain <br>in FY07

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Convention Center Authority announced today that revenue for fiscal year 2007 totaled $14.36 million, a record high and 8.4 percent...
THE DAIRY FARM, owned by the same family for more than a century, uses sand bedding in the free-stall barn where its 130-head herd of cows is housed. /

Wright’s Farm named top dairy in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced yesterday that Wright’s Dairy Farm of North Smithfield has been named the 2007 Outstanding Dairy...

EPA sampling reservoirs in Rhode Island

Scientists from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England Regional Laboratory sampled three reservoirs in Rhode Island last week, starting last Wednesday, as part...

New, rehabbed hotels are delivering more meetings

From smart-growth advocates to economic development officials, groups and individuals from across Rhode Island watched with great anticipation as the long-vacant Masonic Temple was...

Gasoline prices rise by 4 cents

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose an average of 4 cents per gallon over the past week, the second consecutive week of a...

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