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The Preservation Society of Newport County plans to appeal a decision by the Newport Historic District Commission that blocks construction of a $4.2 million welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers mansion. more
Report has Newport tourism agencies are feeling good as they gear up for the kickoff to the region’s peak tourist season this Labor Day weekend. more
The population of Saltmarsh Sparrows is declining in Rhode Island with the loss of salt marshes due to sea-level rise – and that’s a potential concern to not only naturalists but the state’s tourism industry as well, says Scott Comings, director of land and freshwater conservation for The Nature Conservancy. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and Southwest Airlines Thursday opened the new Imagination Center in Burnside Park, the mayor’s office announced. more
More people will travel over Labor Day weekend this year than did last year, AAA Southern New England projected Tuesday in its annual Labor Day Holiday Travel Forecast. more
Jeffrey O’Brien’s Main Street is made up of the waterways around Newport. His address is on a wharf. When he envisions the expansion of his increasingly busy tour-boat business, Gansett Cruise, he considers a second boat to respond to the demand he’s already serving in Westerly’s Watch Hill area. He thinks about adding a fishing boat to take out people who buy a ticket at a time, so they won’t have to charter a whole boat. more
Hotel rooms in Nice, France were running $400 per night and Wendy York of Cranston needed to find more reasonably priced accommodations in time for her best friend’s wedding. more
The last five years have seen some dramatic changes in the way we dine out, the expectations we have of our favorite restaurants and even what we like to eat. In addition, the culture surrounding technology has changed the dining-out experience in some subtle and some very noticeable ways: more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum has launched a capital campaign to improve and expand its facilities, the organization announced Monday. more
Chefs, like other artists, are always looking for inspiration to create new tastes or interesting variations of signature dishes. Often after-hours or during off-peak times, a restaurant’s kitchen can resemble a laboratory with new ingredients awaiting just the right touch. more
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