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THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. released four new 10-second ad spots from its "Fun-Sized" campaign, including a spot featuring the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, pictured above. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Commerce RI releases 4 new “Fun-Sized” ads

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. released four new ads from the “Fun-Sized” tourism campaign Wednesday.The new 10-second ads feature The Breakers, the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular...

Horse-drawn carriages return to Newport for Weekend of Coaching

NEWPORT – Authentic 19th-century horse-drawn carriages will be on parade for view to the public for free throughout Newport in the Preservation Society of...

2017 sees largest grant total in vBCF’s 32-year history

PROVIDENCE - At $10.7 million in grants, 2017 tops the van Beuren Charitable Foundation's 32-year history as the year in which the most funds...

The Breakers welcome center opens

NEWPORT — After years of acrimonious battle, a welcome center for tourists opened quietly Thursday afternoon at The Breakers mansion with a ribbon cutting...
THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY of Newport County has released its spring program schedule, including a series of lectures and tours held June 2-9.

Preservation Society of Newport County releases spring program schedule

NEWPORT – In conjunction with its “Bohemian Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement and Oscar Wilde’s Newport,” the Preservation Society of Newport County has released a...
THE NEWPORT CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will again feature a concert in the Breakers mansion. Above, french horn virtuoso Eric Ruske performs at The Breakers in Newport. / COURTESY NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL

Newport Music Festival to feature 42 concerts for its 50th anniversary

NEWPORT - To celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer, the Newport Music Festival will feature Joshua Bell, A Far Cry and Imani Winds among...

Newport Mansions exceed 1 million tours for second consecutive year

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County gave 1,017,586 tours of its 11 historic properties last year, the second consecutive year it has...
NEWPORT WAS NAMED No. 23 Best U.S. City by National Geographic Travel in a recent ranking. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Nat Geo Traveler names Newport among 30 best small U.S. cities

PROVIDENCE - A Jan. 16 ranking published by National Geographic Traveler counts Newport among the 30 Best Small U.S. Cities according to "unconventional metrics"...

Breakers receives $1M-plus boost to landscape project

NEWPORT - The Preservation Society of Newport County's planned renovation of The Breakers' landscape received a $1,045,000 boost in the form of a grant...
THE GRAND GALLERY at the RISD Museum. /COURTESY OF THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN MUSEUM

Three local sites make AAA “Cool Day Trip” list

PROVIDENCE - The Breakers, New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Rhode Island School of Design Museum were deemed "Cool Day Trips from Boston" in...
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