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As same-sex marriages get underway in Rhode Island Thursday, Newport could be on its way to becoming a top destination for gay couples looking to get hitched. more
In the midst of the July heat wave, restaurants from Providence to Newport to Narragansett were reporting busy outdoor dining areas on decks and patios as well as in the air conditioned comfort of the dining room. But it is more than just the weather – dining out is entertainment. more
(Corrected, 11 a.m., July 29) On the heels of record-setting attendance in 2012, the Preservation Society of Newport County is seeing continuing improvement in 2013. more
Save the Bay is set to reopen its Exploration Center and Aquarium this weekend, nearly nine months after Superstorm Sandy flooded the center’s filtration electrical equipment. more
Rainy weekends made June a difficult month for hotels in Newport and Middletown, with a 7.3 percent decline in occupancy compared with last June, according to figures supplied by Discover Newport. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo raised more than $260,000 at its recent annual fundraising event, “Zoobilee! Feasts with the Beasts.” The funds, which were raised with the support of local businesses, sponsors, a committee of community leaders and about 1,300 guests, will support the zoo’s education and conservation programs next year. more
Providence earned the No. 2 spot on Travel + Lesiure’s “America’s Best Cities for Ice Cream” in the magazine’s July 2013 issue, in addition to being dubbed overall No. 1 eating-and-drinking city by readers in 2012. more
NEW BEDFORD – The Whaling Museum in New Bedford last week announced a $1.8 million gift that the museum says will allow it to construct a new building on its campus in addition to expanding educational programs, The Standard-Times reported. more
Visitors to Newport this weekend will find the historic harbor city’s Touro Park transformed into a Japanese cultural bazaar for the Black Ships Festival, which runs from July 18-21. The festival, which will mark its 30th anniversary this year, commemorates the first treaty between the United States and Japan and celebrates the friendship between Newport and its sister city, Shimoda, Japan. more
Before becoming involved with the Plainridge Racecourse harness track in Plainville, Mass., John Grogan’s game was investment banking. Grogan first met the president of Plainridge while working on a leveraged buyout and because of that relationship came out of retirement in 2009 to work as consultant for Plainridge. When Plainridge President Gary Piontkowski retired earlier this year, Grogan took over. more
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