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OUTDOOR SPACE: The Radeke Garden, just outside Danforth Hall at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, is one of the attractions for corporate outings. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. schools offer unique settings for doing business

The Rhode Island School of Design’s art museum is home to one of the three largest university art collections in the nation. Its colorful...
JEWELRY DESTINATION: Hannah Garrison, owner, Wear Your Music LLC, talks with her husband, Christopher Garrison. Hannah moved to Providence from New York about 10 years ago in search of people with the skills to complete and package her jewelry designs. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Drawn by infrastructure and history, artisans fashioning new chapter for Rhody...

Hannah Garrison, a jeweler, moved to Providence about 10 years ago, looking for skilled labor to help her business produce a line that she...
FREE TASTING: John S. Lombardo, right, and Tony Demers are co-owners of Bin 312 on South Main Street in Providence. The wine shop hosts free tastings of off-the-beaten-track wines every Thursday evening. Andrea Nelson, left, foreground, of New York City, and Althea Nelson of Providence taste a rosé from France. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Passion for unique wines

Neither John S. Lombardo nor Tony Demers had any professional retail or wine experience prior to establishing Providence-based Bin 312 in 2012.But Lombardo, a...
BANK RHODE ISLAND this month provided a $1.3 million mortgage to help fund the acquisition of an apartment building on the East Side of Providence at 132 Elton St. /COURTESY BANK RHODE ISLAND

BankRI provides $1.3M mortgage to help finance apartment building acquisition

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island this month provided a $1.3 million mortgage to help fund the acquisition of an apartment building on the East...
EVENLYN JANE ROSS' film Adam was named a finalist for a BAFTA U.S. Student Film Award. / ROSS VIMEO PROFILE

RISD Student Chosen As BAFTA Finalist

PROVIDENCE – Evelyn Jane Ross, a 2016 alumna of the Rhode Island School of Design, was named one of nine student finalists by the...

Gebbia launches new line of adaptable office furniture

NEW YORK – Joe Gebbia, Airbnb co-founder and 2005 graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, is using the skills he picked up studying...

Battling doubt on sea-level rise

When homeowners in Newport’s The Point neighborhood look to Narragansett Bay, they can see the water line encroaching, threatening their homes and livelihoods.Yet some...
Dennis Krawec

Five Questions With: Dennis Krawec

Dennis Krawec is a junior at the Rhode Island School of Design, interested in experimental photo and videography, art direction, editorial design, apparel and...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has the best return on investment among Rhode Island institutions of higher learning, according to a report from PayScale. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Report: Brown’s return on investment best in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is the best school for return on investment in Rhode Island, according to the PayScale 2017 College ROI Report released...
An initial rendering of the River View Hotel proposed for Parcel 1A. At right is pedestrian bridge to downtown. / COURTESY GNF ASSOCIATES.

Developer proposes boutique hotel, art gallery for I-195 district

PROVIDENCE — A Massachusetts development team released plans Monday for a six-story, 52-room boutique hotel on the east side of the Providence River, on one...
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