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Tropical Storm Irene left this small, coastal town feeling powerless two years ago in more ways than one. But a successful marketing campaign, Explore Bristol Rhode Island, has dramatically changed the outlook of some local officials and businesses for the better. more
The port of Point Judith, which has seen a steady reduction in the size of its local fishing fleet since the 1990s, received a much-needed economic boost this year from out-of-town vessels. more
First it was VIP bottle service. Now it’s hookahs. more
When chef Charlie Trotter passed away suddenly in early November at the age of 54, he left a legacy of changing our tastes in American dining. Trotter was influential over a quarter-century ago in creating a revolutionary style of dining out that is still in vogue today. Trotter perfected the multicourse tasting menu, a radical departure from the standard three-course meal. Over an evening, diners are dazzled by flavors and presentations which hopscotch the globe – sometimes on one plate. more
The Rhode Island Hospitality Association on Wednesday hailed a new restaurant industry forecast from the National Restaurant Association that projects growth of 2.3 percent in sales this year in the Ocean State. more
Ocean House Management LLC and Watch Hill Properties LLC will affiliate with and manage the Watch Hill Inn, renovating it in time for the summer season as a luxury boutique inn in Westerly’s Watch Hill neighborhood. more
When Jan Sneegas researched potential venues for the Unitarian Universalist Association’s annual meeting, she had a number of criteria to meet – affordable prices, a walkable city and facilities that could accommodate up to 5,000 attendees. And importantly, the chosen convention location and lodging facilities needed to offer environmentally friendly amenities. more
At Uno Pizzeria in Providence Place mall, the staff is still talking about the national cheerleading competition that took place in the city several months ago. more
Advocacy, mentoring, social responsibility, giving back: These days, it is likely that your restaurant meal comes with a serving of at least one of these good works on the side. more
When Gregory Vickowski was growing up, he sometimes heard his father use an expression that he took as career advice. more
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