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The restaurant business has endless appeal to the entrepreneurs and adventurers who join it each year. There are as many reasons for getting into...
WINNING CONFECTIONS: Melissa Denmark, executive pastry chef at Gracie’s restaurant in Providence, was recognized as one of the 50 best new pastry chefs in the nation in 2012 by Food & Wine magazine.

Pastry chef evolves, with sweet success

Business Women Awards 2019 | HONOREE  Melissa Denmark, Gracie’sBeing a professional chef in Rhode Island is unlike anywhere else, says Melissa Denmark, executive pastry...

Evans named to CMO role at Commerce RI

PROVIDENCE – Heather Evans is the new chief marketing officer of R.I. Commerce Corp., effective immediately, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced May 21.Evans most...
MGM has ended talks with Wynn Resorts that could have seen MGM acquire the soon-to-be-open casino and hotel in Everett, Mass.

MGM ends talks with Wynn about acquiring Encore casino

NEW YORK – MGM Resorts International ended discussions with Wynn Resorts Ltd. about buying that company’s nearly finished casino outside Boston, saying it would...
A SEASONAL ROUTE from T.F. Green Airport to Nantucket, operated by Southern Airways Express, was announced Wednesday.

T.F. Green to get seasonal Nantucket route

WARWICK – A new flight service from Providence to Nantucket was announced Wednesday from Southern Airlines Express, the R.I. Airport Corp. announced Wednesday.The company...
T.F. GREEN passenger traffic declined 1.7% year over year in March. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Traffic at T.F. Green dips 1.7% in March

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green in March declined 1.7% to 341,790 enplaned and deplaned passengers, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. Wednesday.The largest...
SUN COUNTRY Airlines will add nonstop service from T.F. Green to the Dominican Republic starting in November. / COURTESY MN AIRLINES LLC

Sun Country Airlines adds seasonal nonstop service to Dominican Republic

WARWICK – MN Airlines LLC, doing business as Sun Country Airlines, will offer seasonal nonstop service from T. F Green Airport to Punta Cana...
HEATHER EVANS has been named the chief marketing officer for the R.I. Commerce Corp. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Evans named to CMO role at Commerce RI

PROVIDENCE — Heather Evans was appointed the new chief marketing officer of the R.I. Commerce Corp., effective immediately, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced Tuesday.Evans...
WYNN RESORTS is in preliminary talks about the potential sale of Encore Boston Harbor hotel and casino to MGM Resorts International. The property is scheduled to open in June.

Wynn Resorts, MGM discuss potential dealing of Encore Boston Harbor casino

PROVIDENCE – Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International issued a joint statement Friday that said the companies are in preliminary conversations about the potential...
THE PROVIDENCE-NEWPORT ferry will resume on May 24. RIDOT said the service will include summer weekend Bristol service. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Providence-Newport ferry service to resume in May, Bristol weekend service added

PROVIDENCE – Ferry service from Providence to Newport will resume May 24, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.RIDOT also announced it will be...
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