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For an institution as steeped in tradition as the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, 2014 has seen radical change. In May, the 60-year-old hall broke ground on a $15.7 million renovation and expansion project that will see the Victorian complex add three new courts, additional stadium seats, new interpretive exhibits and a new building on Memorial Boulevard. more
Cliff Walk has been chosen as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces of 2014” by the American Planning Association. more
A specially prepared dish or “special” is an opportunity for both the chef and the diner to experience a taste or technique both may be trying for the first time. The nightly recitation of specials is something just about all of us look forward to when we dine out. more
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council will host its 29th annual dinner and awards event on Oct. 2 at the Twin River Event Center at 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue described state hotel tax collections as “up modestly” for July. more
July’s hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased over June’s numbers, and also bested the numbers posted in July 2013, according to information released by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined for the eighth consecutive month in August, registering 332,246 travelers, a drop of 6.85 percent compared with August 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week. more
Kim Ward, director of public and community affairs at Twin River Casino, was recently honored as one of five proven leaders during the annual Great Women of Gaming Awards for Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Over the past 16 years at Twin River, Ward has served on the design team to repurpose existing space into a table-games area, helped to develop a charitable-giving program and she has represented the casino on a series of issues, from council-zoning-ordinance meetings to passing a table-games referendum. Ward holds a BFA in computer graphics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
The Newport area’s visiting and resident wine aficionados will soon have more room to nurse their Pinot noirs and sip their Sauvignon blancs. more
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