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Rebooting historic tax credit is smart move

A recent PBN article (“Textile mill renovations now paying dividends,” June 25) highlighted five mill-conversion projects in Rhode Island, former massive and abandoned industrial...

Five Questions With: Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe is the CEO and executive director of The Preservation Society of Newport County. The society recently unveiled the restoration of a historical...
MARBLE HOUSE is among the historical properties owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County that will be open on Friday. / COURTESY THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Four Newport Mansions properties will be open Memorial Day weekend

NEWPORT — For the first time since the pandemic began, the Preservation Society of Newport County will have four of its properties opened this...

Preservation Society of Newport County to host Beaux Arts discussion

NEWPORT – “Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts” will be presented Thursday as part of the ongoing Winter Lecture Series hosted by the...

R.I. awards 43 direct support grants to large hotels, arts and...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. will distribute 43 direct support grants to large arts organizations and hotels that suffered substantial losses due to...
LIGHTING THE LAMP: Barnaby Evans, founder and executive artistic director of WaterFire Providence, lights a luminaria as part of the “Beacon of Hope” display at the WaterFire Arts Center to honor those 
who lost their lives due 
to COVID-19. / COURTESY WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE/ELAINE FREDRICK

KEEPING THE FLAME ALIVE: WaterFire, other arts groups key to R.I....

WaterFire Providence entered 2020 with big plans. The nonprofit arts organization was preparing to mark the 25th anniversary since the first fires were lit on...
R.I COMMERCE CORP. revealed the first round of recipients of the state's COVID-19-related hospitality, arts and tourism grant program Tuesday night. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE

R.I. Commerce announces $1.4M in grants for hospitality, arts, tourism sectors

PROVIDENCE - More than a month after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced a $20 million COVID-19-related grant program to support the state's hospitality, arts...
BOTTLE OF VINO: Armando Bisceglia, owner of Bacco Vino & Contorni on Providence’s Federal Hill, serves wine to Sarah Long of Swansea on a Friday night. On Fridays and Saturdays, Atwells Avenue is closed to vehicle traffic so restaurateurs can set up tables outside along the street. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

TOURISM PIVOT: Struggling industry shifts focus closer to home

Ella Gonzalez is used to hearing families from faraway places bustling into the lobby of the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina during the summer....

Preservation Society of Newport County lays off 231 workers as PPP...

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has laid off 231 full-time and part-time workers, representing 69% of its staff, WJAR-TV NBC 10...
RESURFACED: Visitors walk along the exit drive at The Breakers mansion in Newport. The drive was resurfaced with hand-cut pavers and features a heated tubing to keep the exit free of snow and ice in the winter.
 / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Rehabilitation project aims to return Breakers to Gilded Age appearance

Phase by phase, the landscape surrounding The Breakers in Newport is moving closer to its late 19th-century roots. Designed by landscape architect Ernest W. Bowditch...

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