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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...
ANNU PALAKUNNATHU MATTHEW took a one-year sabbatical fromURI to document the Americanization of call-center workers in India. Her audio-visual exhibit, above, incorporating photos and recorded interviews, is on display at the URI Fine Arts Center through Dec. 10. /

At Indian call centers, U.S. culture makes its mark

Every day in India, hundreds of thousands of workers answer calls for U.S. companies, mimicking American accents and adopting names such as Paul, Arnold,...

Could a cruise ship dock revitalize the waterfront?

The way Patrick Conley sees it, his and his wife Gail’s new development could be the beginning of a “mini-Baltimore,” right here in Providence. At...

Rhode Island Food Bank leader leaving<br> to tackle global hunger

<br. Bernard J. Beaudreau Position: Executive director, Rhode Island Community Food Bank Background: A Rhode Island native, Beaudreau took the helm at the Food Bank in 1995,...

New film puts spotlight on people of Federal Hill

Jon Raben is a geologist, not a professionally trained filmmaker, and until five years ago – when he dove headfirst into the neighborhood’s history...
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A streetcar goes down Charles Street in New Orleans, one of the spots where
Collette Vacations is taking a tour group this month.

Collette works to revive tourism in New Orleans

Collette Vacations has been taking tour groups to New Orleans for more than half a century, lodging them in the heart of the French...

Casino gambling a perennial hot topic since ’90s

The town-wide “straw vote” on a Narragansett Indian casino in West Warwick came on a day so hot in June 1999 that then-Gov. Lincoln...
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