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THE BOSTON COLLEGE men's hockey team celebrates an overtime win March 31 over Quinnipiac University in the NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Tournament at the Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence. The hockey regional brought in $1.9 million in economic impact to the area. / COURTESY BOSTON COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY

NCAA hockey tourney, despite challenges, brought in $1.9M in economic impact

PROVIDENCE – Although hotel performance was weaker than what Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau officials hoped for on March 29-31, hockey “March Madness”...

URI Research Foundation’s Rumsey, CIC’s Messier among PBN’s 2024 C-Suite Awards...

PROVIDENCE – Peter Rumsey, chief business development officer for the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation, has been named the 2024 Career Achiever for...
DIGITAL SIGNAGE on the Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence marks the upcoming Army-Navy football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Early projections are that the state could have an direct spend economic impact of about $3.1 million with visitors coming into the state for the game. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Army-Navy expected to be a solid economic score for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – With the Army-Navy football game set to kick off at Gillette Stadium on 3 p.m. Saturday in Foxborough, Mass., Rhode Island is...

Rhode Island Comic Con expects another ‘massive’ turnout

PROVIDENCE – Building on record attendance in 2022, Rhode Island Comic Con kicks off Friday with organizers projecting 100,000 visitors over the three-day event. The...

Rhode Island will have big role in helping host Army-Navy football...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will play a significant role when Gillette Stadium plays host to one of college football’s oldest traditions in December 2023. The...
BOOKS TO GO: Jennifer Kandarian, manager of Books on the Square in Providence, has opened a drive-up book drop at the back door for elderly patrons and others too nervous to walk inside the store during the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Coronavirus pandemic deals sudden, crushing blow to R.I. businesses

Like many small businesses, Books on the Square has a manager who keeps a close eye on numbers and trends. More than three weeks...
LOCAL FLAVOR: Gracie’s is taking part in the summer Providence Restaurant Weeks, July 7-20. Owner Ellen Slattery with, background from left, kitchen staff Jordan Fleischer, Brian O’Connell, Andres Rodriguez and Josh Berman, in the restaurant's Washington Street location in Providence. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Providence Restaurant Weeks arrives with summer

PROVIDENCE – When the outside temperature heats up, savvy foodies know it is time to make plans to take part in Providence Restaurant Weeks....
RACE VILLAGE: Crowds gather in Newport for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in May 2015. The 2017-2018 race stopover marked the second time Newport served as the sole North American locale to host the around-the-world yacht race. In the first week, the race village at Fort Adams State Park saw more than 40,000 ­visitors. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/MARC BOW

Marketing and sailing rewards, but departures too in 2018

R.I. Commerce Corp. last year unveiled a much-anticipated statewide tourism marketing campaign that included an updated website and digital ad initiative. Both centered on what...
KIMBERLY GREENE (left), chairman of the board of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and Martha Sheridan, PWCVB president and CEO, congratulate Larry Lepore, general manager of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and the RI Convention Center. Lepore was inducted into the PWCVB’s Hall of Fame at its annual meeting. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE WARWICK CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

Lepore, Panaggio, Cooke, RWP Zoo honored at PWCVB annual meeting

PROVIDENCE – A healthy local hospitality industry was celebrated Wednesday evening at the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau annual meeting. The group tallied a...
PROVIDENCE will host the 2019 Homebrewers Association Homebrew Con. The decision was announced at the close of the 2018 event held in Portland, Ore. / COURTESY OF AHA

Providence to host 2019 Homebrew Con

PROVIDENCE – In 2019, homebrewers from across the nation will descend upon Providence as Rhode Island's capital city hosts the 2019 American Homebrewers Association's...
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