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April 26, 2017

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Norwegian Airlines to Bring First-Ever Year-Round European Routes to T.F. Green Airport

Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown) joined the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to announce today (February 23rd) that Norwegian Airlines will begin service this summer from T. F. Green Airport (PVD) to Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon. The following is a press

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Rhode Island Red Food Tours Expands into Providence

Rhode Island Red Food Tours, which operates the Newport Neighborhood Food Tour, has announced they will launch the Downcity Food Tour,  a new sister tour intended to share the Creative Capital’s history, food and arts scene with the world. The Downcity Tour will demonstrate why Providence is hailed as one of America’s best cities for its

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September 29th is National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day, an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, is celebrated in the United States on September 29th. Also celebrating National Coffee Day on September 29th is Australia, Canada, Scotland, Belgium, England, Ethiopia, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, United States, Japan, Austria, Romania, Philippines and Taiwan. Take

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‘The Polka King’, Starring Jack Black, Will be Filmed in Rhode Island This Summer

Acclaimed actor and musician Jack Black (“School of Rock”, “Kung Fu Panda”) stars in the new feature film comedy “The Polka King”, written and directed by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky. Ms. Forbes and Mr. Wolodarksy previously collaborated on the Golden Globe nominated movie, “Infinitely Polar Bear”, which was produced in the Ocean State in the summer

Several Former Newport Yachting Center Events Find a New Home in Downtown Providence

Waterfront Productions, LLC/Rhode Island Waterfront Events and the City of Providence announced on Wednesday the formation of The Providence Event Series presented by Rob Levine & Associates, The Heavy Hitter®. The concert and festival series will take place in the heart of downtown Providence’s Kennedy Plaza at the ALEX AND ANI City Center in late

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Pawsox Undertake Structural Study of McCoy Stadium

On the eve of McCoy Stadium’s 75th anniversary, the Pawtucket Red Sox will undertake a structural review of the facility, a review that will ultimately determine whether the minor league team remains at McCoy following the 2020 season, or resumes its search for a new home. Assessing the status of the structure is critical in

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Newport Restaurant Group to Welcome ‘Avvio Ristorante’ in Former Papa Razzi Location in Cranston

Newport Restaurant Group, a division of Newport Harbor Corporation, an employee-owned hospitality company, is pleased to announce Avvio, a new restaurant in the former Papa Razzi space in Garden City, Cranston. Avvio will join the Newport Restaurant Group collection as the ninth location in Rhode Island and will embody the essence of everyday Italian dining;

Rhode Island General Assembly Will Honor Dorian Murray by Proclaiming Today as #DSTRONG DAY

The Rhode Island General Assembly will honor 8-year-old Dorian Murray of Westerly today with a resolution proclaiming Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, as “#DSTRONG Day.” Senate Minority Leader Dennis L. Algiere (R-Dist. 38, Charlestown, South Kingstown, Westerly) and House Corporations Committee Chairman Brian Patrick Kennedy (D-Dist. 38, Hopkinton, Westerly) will introduce the resolutions in their respective

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Over $815,000 in Grants Approved To Protect and Restore Water Quality in Narragansett Bay Watershed

01/11/2016 Newport, R.I. – The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) announced on January 11th that more than $815,000 in grants will fund eleven projects aimed at protecting and restoring water quality in the Narragansett Bay watershed. These grants will support municipalities and nonprofit agencies, in both

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5 Best Things To Do In And Around Newport This Weekend | October 16 – 18

Heads up, it’s going to be a great weekend in and around Newport! With the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, Fortress Of Nightmares, International Oktoberfest and activities like the Trinity Pumpkin Patch it’s one of the best weekends of the year around here! Here’s Our 5 Favorite Events This Weekend, Visit Our Events Calendar For More Great Events! 1 –

Sage Cellars Brings Rebel Coast Wine to Rhode Island

Sage Cellars, located in Warren, RI, has announced the latest edition to their portfolio of wineries, Rebel Coast Winery. With the tagline D​istractingly Sexy,​it’s clear that this new brand is all about having fun, but don’t be fooled, this high quality wine is uniquely crafted from different regions of California and is “made by real people,

Off Island Adventure for the Ultimate Oyster

Every year, more than 6.4 million Rhode Island oysters are sold for consumption* and the number of aquaculture farms in the state has increased from 37 in 2010 to over 50 in the last year. Rhode Island is finally realizing the potential this industry will have in the years to come. There are various resturants in

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