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Bruce Newbury

Newport Restaurant Group appears to have recipe for success

Newport Restaurant Group CEO Paul O’Reilly cites the dynamic of employee ownership as playing a big part in his company’s success in cultivating creative...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

Jessica Norris Granatiero: Demystifying whiskey

Wine has always had a prominent place at business and family gatherings. Think about how many networking or sales dinners include wine. Look at...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced that, starting Friday, all events of 100 or more people are either canceled or postponed through April 3. The initiative affects two March events that had been scheduled at the Ryan Center, pictured. / COURTESY THE RYAN CENTER

Larger events feeling effects of spread of coronavirus

PROVIDENCE – Large events are feeling the effects of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, with cancellations, postponements and attendance restrictions. State officials are...
Bruce Newbury

Dining Out: JWU adds a new degree of knowledge

When did food become so complicated? It seems like it should be just the opposite. We eat three times a day. The taking of nourishment...
Sabastian Ruth

Ruth wins $500K music grant award

SEBASTIAN RUTH is the recipient of the $500,000 Lewis Prize for Music, which provides multiyear support to enable leaders and organizations to make sustained...
MIDCENTURY MODERN: Jim DeRentis, a sales associate with Residential Properties, has sold this house at 51 Prospect St. in the College Hill section of Providence three times. The midcentury modern was originally built in the early 1980s and has had several renovations since. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Many R.I. homebuyers displaying a modern (design) love

When you think about Rhode Island architecture, the shingle-style homes overlooking the ocean and the colonials that define streets in Providence, Newport and other...
GAME KEEPERS: Courtney Price, left, and Sadie Price opened Good Game Grill on Weybosset Street in Providence in September. The café has more than 200 board games available to patrons. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

At Good Game Grill, it’s all fun and board games

Coffee, pastries and a side of Scrabble has long been the model of the increasingly popular board-game café scene, born out of the Toronto-based...

Trinity Rep raises more than $60K for R.I. Community Food...

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company raised $60,445 for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank during the theater group’s 2019 production of “A Christmas Carol,”...
Marc A. Streisand

High-quality garments pay in the long run

A common discussion point with my new clients is where they are currently shopping and the prices they’re comfortable with spending on their wardrobe. It’s...

Providence Performing Arts Center to offer behind-the-scenes tour

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Performing Arts Center will open its doors on Saturday, Feb. 1, for a unique tour. Open to the public at no...

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