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Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state. more
Newport’s dramatically perched Cliff Walk has been restored – and some say improved – since the damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. more
The Kent Washington Association of Realtors’ 22nd annual golf tournament raised $9,300 to be given to three local nonprofit organizations. Checks of $3,100 each were given to the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, the House of Hope CDC and the South County Habitat for Humanity. more
One can only imagine how much time gamers would have spent trying to conquer 38 Studios’ “Project Copernicus” massively multiplayer online video game had it ever been completed. more
Jeffrey Osborne performs Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” at the 2014 Pell Awards on June 9 at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence. Osborne, a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and city native, was presented with the New England Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts for his longstanding support of music and the arts in Rhode Island. more
Campgrounds in Rhode Island are not exactly thriving, but they’re holding their own, in large measure because of the state’s ample natural assets. But camp operators recognize that future camping success demands more than that. more
The upcoming Volvo Ocean Race has already provided a boost in lodging in Newport and across the state for 2015, state hospitality proponents say, yet a forecast from a regional expert is for hotel occupancy rates in Newport to grow by only 1 percentage point. more
Golfers may not be coming out in the numbers they did before the Great Recession, but that hasn’t stopped investment in local clubs and courses. Three member-owned golf clubs in the region survived economic pressures over the past five years by selling to private owners, rebounding from the recession’s ripple effects and the downturn in demand, club owners, managers and industry leaders say. more
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