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Yacht-charter professionals toured 27 high-end sailing vessels during the Newport Charter Yacht Show held on the city’s waterfront June 23-26. Produced by Newport Exhibition Group, the show invites agents, owners, brokers and captains to explore vessels and ancillary goods and services available for summer fun and vacations on the water. Charter yacht fees for this year’s participating vessels ranged from $40,000 to $130,000. more
Still 11 months away, the Volvo Ocean Race has captured 4,500 nights of lodging already – a growing number not only in Newport County, where the race will makes its stopover, but in Providence as well. more
Earning a little more than $9 an hour as a front-desk clerk at the Hilton Providence, Evan McLaughlin last year lost an apartment in Providence because he couldn’t afford the rent. more
As the New Bedford Whaling Museum breaks ground on a $6.5 million expansion that began May 20, a more-modest $2 million proposal to create a fishing museum connecting the nearby Mariner’s Home and Seamens’ Bethel is being pursued. more
NEWPORT – Visitors will not be able to walk the full length of the Cliff Walk by mid-June as previously announced by the R.I. Department of Transportation, The Newport Daily News reported last week. more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
1 As WaterFire's new board chairwoman, what are your top three priorities for the nonprofit? First, to plan, fund and execute the renovation of the building at 475 Valley St. [in Providence] as the WaterFire Arts Center, to qualify for the … more
The restaurant scene in Providence, as in the rest of Rhode Island, remains vibrant. In any of the city's restaurant rows can be found new tastes, new chefs, new takes and new looks. It is all part of the fabric of a successful, popular dining … more
Brittany Lauro has been named social media coordinator at Discover Newport. Lauro previously served as an editorial assistant at Newport Life Magazine, where she managed the publication's online … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that helps expedite the R.I. Department of Health’s certificate of need process for domestic “medical tourism” companies looking to locate in Rhode Island. more
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