Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Hospitality & Tourism

PUT A CORK IN IT! Some restaurants are promoting the merlot-to-go idea, while others fear liability if patrons uncork their bottles on the road. /

Wine-to-go idea isn’t taking hold <br> <i>Many restaurants don’t offer patrons the...

Few restaurant patrons take unfinished bottles of wine home with them following a meal, despite a law passed in the summer that allows them...
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Newport does some extreme hotel makeovers

I am constantly asked by editors, travel journalists, meeting planners and industry colleagues, "Hey, what's new this year in Newport County?" My response usually relates...

ASCAP turns up the heat on music venue licensing <br> <i>24 lawsuits...

It may cost patrons $5 to see a cover band at a local bar. But if the venue isn't licensed properly, that show...
PARKSIDE ROTISSERIE & BAR owner Steve Davenport says the high-end chains make his restaurant look stronger, because it offers top quality at better prices. /

City’s success attracts high-end chains<br> <i> Newcomers raise stakes in a competitive...

With upscale new stores and high-end residential developments, Providence has been looking more and more like Boston and other large cities. Now, with several...
Robin A. Zukowski /

Robin A. Zukowski

Robin A. Zukowski has been selected as director of human resources for the Renaissance Providence Hotel. Her duties will include helping the hotel's 180...
Nina Saidi  /

Nina Saidi

Nina Saidi has been named revenue manager at the Castle Hill Inn & Resort in Newport. She will oversee the reservations department, including the...

Survey: R.I. gamblers love casinos

Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the slot parlors have...
THE HISTORIC Weekapaug Inn, in Westerly, has been in the Buffum family since the original inn was built in 1899. It was rebuilt after the Hurricane of 1938. /

Weekapaug Inn is named to National Register

WESTERLY – The Weekapaug Inn, at 25 Spray Rock Road, today announced it has been added to the official National Register of Historic Places....

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...

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