Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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STARTING with coffee shops and low-seating-capacity restaurants, the Lepore brothers -  Gary, left, and Glenn -  built their architecture firm one small job at a time. Now the identical twin architects' portfolio is expanding to include far larger projects, such as brand-identity work for restaurant and hotel chains. /

From chowder stalls to ‘medispas’

Identical twins Gary and Glenn Lepore recall one of their first projects as a startup architecture firm was a small soup stall called Chowderheads...
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Friendly’s 1Q loss widens to $6.0M

WILBRAHAM, Mass. – Friendly Ice Cream Corp. (Amex: FRN) today said its first-quarter widened to $6.0 million or 73 cents per share, from a...

URI to receive $1.52M in Sea Grant funding

WASHINGTON – The University of Rhode Island will receive $1.52 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant college program to continue...
A CRANE drops the Blackstone Valley Explorer in the water in Central Falls. The boat is used for tours highlighting the region?s history and natural beauty. /

Event highlights benefits <br>of ‘green’ tourism efforts

The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council’s strategy in northern Rhode Island has become an international model for sustainable tourism, a new movement in the industry...
OYSTERS GROWN at Moonstone Oysters' farm are ready to be shipped. /

Aquaculture is growing fast in R.I.

The first oyster farm in Rhode Island was started in 1798, but until now aquaculture has been practiced here on a small scale. But...
'THE LOOK' EXHIBIT at Rough Point features this black strapless dress by Christian Dior for Yves St. Laurent, circa 1959. /

Big turnover in Newport hospitality

Visitors to Newport this summer will find a host of new events, hotel accommodations, restaurants and shops, following an unusually dynamic off-season for the...
THE HAMPTON INN to be built off Division Street in Pawtucket is seen as the potential linchpin for redevelopment of the city's waterfront.  /

Pawtucket Hampton Inn plans nearing fruition

A long-delayed plan to build a Hampton Inn on Pawtucket’s waterfront is finally moving forward, with construction expected to begin this summer, after all...
THE MIRIAM team shared its expertise but also learned plenty at Ha' Emek Medical Center. Above, from left, Carolyn Moalem and Larry Rich, of Ha'Emek; Jessica and Jeffrey Brier from Miriam; Dr. David Almog of Ha'Emek; Miriam's Dr. Gary Bubly and Lisa Baumhover; Ha'Emek CEO Dr. Orna Blondheim; Miriam's Michele Azevedo and Dr. David Boslough; and Ha'Emek's Mary Azriel and Dr. Tuvia Tiosano. /

Miriam team finds plenty to teach, learn in Israel

During a recent trip to the Ha’ Emek Medical Center in Israel, Dr. Gary Bubly and other staff members from The Miriam Hospital saw...
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Cape Air to resume service from T.F. Green

HYANNIS, Mass. and WARWICK – Cape Air is set to resume its seasonal service from T.F. Green Airport to the islands of Nantucket and...
Work continues on Forty 1? North, a yacht facility, restaurant and event space on Newport?s waterfront in the space once occupied by Christie?s restaurant. /

Former Christie’s space is remade<br> as name resurfaces elsewhere

Christie’s, the waterfront institution that stopped doing business on Thames Street in Newport last year, is set to reopen as an exclusive yacht facility,...

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