The path to success among the new generation of foodies is being led to the table by a waiter. In a throwback to their grandparents’ time, many who consider themselves young professionals are choosing a career path as servers.
Todd Martin, a tennis pro who ranked globally in the 1990s, has been selected to succeed Mark L. Stenning as CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee this month appointed 21 members to the R.I. Sailing Events Commission, a group created by a November executive order in an effort to attract more internationally recognized sailing events to the state.
As the American team for the Volvo Ocean Race prepares to share its plans Thursday night at a presentation at the Jane Pickens Theater, economic activity connected with the race is already beginning to pick up, according to Sail Newport.
Since he became executive director of Roger Williams Park Zoo last July, Jeremy Goodman has been focusing on making exhibits more interactive to fulfill what he sees as an important mission – to establish a bond between people and animals. That bond is intended to stretch far beyond an enjoyable day at the zoo into being concerned about the environment and having an impact on global issues such as climate change. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
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