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Meet in RI To Help Jump-Start the State’s Meetings and Events...

It’s been more than a year since in-person meetings and events were abruptly suspended in Rhode Island, causing a ripple effect of lost business...

Returning to normal

Are you optimistic that some sense of normalcy will return by the end of 2021? Yes: 90% Unsure: 10% No: 0% When do you feel some sense of...

Marsella Development Corp. to purchase Union Station’s lower floor; build food...

PROVIDENCE – Marsella Development Corp. had a hand in redeveloping Union Station more than three decades ago. Now, the company is working with the...
PERMANENT CHANGE: Dino Passaretta, CEO of the Downtown Restaurant Group, says the pandemic forced his businesses to make adjustments that will remain after the crisis has passed, including outdoor dining and online ordering. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Restaurant rebound will be ‘joint effort’

Dino Passaretta is CEO of the Downtown Restaurant Group, which operates five Rhode Island restaurants: Public Kitchen & Bar in Providence, Centro Restaurant &...
GRACIE'S VENTURES INC., which owns and operates Gracie's restaurant, pictured, and Ellie's Bakery, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a report Monday by WPRI-TV CBS 12. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

WPRI: Gracie’s files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

PROVIDENCE – Gracie’s Ventures Inc., the owning entity of Gracie’s restaurant on Washington Street and the adjacent café Ellie’s Bakery, has filed for Chapter...
Bruce Newbury

Dining Out: What’s in a name? During a pandemic, a lot

Who says there is no entertainment at restaurants in this time of COVID-19? The following encounter would have been quite entertaining if it were...
WEATHER OR NOT: Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee gets a closer look at an “igloo” set up at Kay’s Restaurant in Woonsocket. With McKee is Kay’s owner David Lahousse. Ten of the structures, which cost over $1,400 each, are now in place at the restaurant to extend outdoor dining. / COURTESY OFFICE OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Dining Out: Encouraging numbers

Here in Rhode Island, so many of our choices when it is time to eat revolve around restaurants. It is one of the real...
BY THE FIRE: 15 Point Road Restaurant in Portsmouth turned on the outdoor heaters in the first weekend of October. Proprietors Sean and Carly Smith said the heaters arrived after being on back order for months. / COURTESY 15 POINT ROAD RESTAURANT

Dining Out: Naysayers may be wrong

Under normal circumstances, the restaurant industry can be tremendously exciting. Every night is a performance and a roll of the dice. Will our place...

Tipped workers still feeling the pain

Even prior to COVID-19, tipped workers suffered from the inadequacies of the U.S. social safety net and minimum-wage standards. The pandemic has exposed not only...
LONG ROAD AHEAD: Pot au Feu restaurant co-owner Bob Burke said Rhode Island’s restaurant industry has a difficult road ahead to recover from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Bob Burke, founder and owner, Pot au Feu Restaurant/Independence Trai

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Bob Burke | Founder and co-owner, Pot au Feu/Independence Trail Educational Foundation IT IS LOGICAL for a downtown business...

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