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Conventions in Providence are expected to pump more than $15 million into the Rhode Island economy in 2015, bringing almost 16,000 people to the city to stay in hotels, eat in restaurants and shop. more
The realignment of tourism spending proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is intended to create a coordinated, statewide focus on attracting visitors to Rhode Island. It's an idea long advocated by state tourism and economic-development … more
There are love stories about food, about the love of food and about couples who fell in love over a special dish. There are love stories about chefs. Here is a love story about two chefs, a special dish and a famous restaurant which led to love and … more
Looking for a drink in the Providence-Warwick metro? Chances are you won’t have to look very far. more
A key component of a Rhode Island restaurant recommendation from the guest point of view is portion size. We do put a premium on abbondanza, the catchall Italian word that translated means plenty, … more
More than 20,000 visitors are expected to come to Providence for conventions and conferences over the next 30 days, which is expected to generate approximately $10 million in direct economic impacts. more
State hotel tax collections increased 9.3 percent in December compared with December 2013, and climbed 8.1 percent for the first six months of the fiscal year, according to information released Wednesday by the state Department of Revenue. more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
Providence and the rest of the state are routinely getting noticed by the food community at large. A national publication – not food-oriented – sent out what is referred to in the business as a … more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
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