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Archives for May 17, 2017

David Rockefeller Jr., Sailors For The Sea to Receive ‘America and The Sea Award’ from Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport has announced that they will present their 2017 America and the Sea Award to David Rockefeller Jr. and Sailors for the Sea. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character. Sailors for

Newport Among ‘America’s Top 50 Summer Hot Spots’, According to TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor  revealed its 2017 Summer Vacation Value Report on May 16th, highlighting the top 50 domestic destinations for U.S. travelers this summer based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vacation costs1 for hotels and airfare. The report also helps travelers discover savings at popular U.S. travel destinations by

Rep. Canario Bills on Left Lane Highway Passing and Marijuana Commission Passed out of Committee

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Dennis M. Canario’s (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) legislation on fining drivers for using the far-left lane on three lane highways when not passing another vehicle and establishing a 15-member special legislative commission to study the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island were passed out of House Committee

‘Bikes and Beers Across America’ is Ready to Hit The Road to Fight MS with Hops, Hope and Bicycles

The idea behind Bikes and Beers Across America (BBAM) started out like many great ideas –a late night bar conversation scratched out on cocktail napkins. Hank Hank Whitin, owner of Pour Judgement Bar & Grill, became reflective on his upcoming milestone birthday. “I realized I didn’t want to turn 50, 25 lbs. overweight and drunk

Fifth Volvo Ocean Race entry Team Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag will represent Hong Kong in 2017-18 Race

The fifth entry to the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will sail under the name Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag and will represent Hong Kong, Volvo Ocean Race announced in a press release today. The campaign will be backed by Seng Huang Lee and Sun Hung Kai & Co., the Hong Kong-based owner of