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October 21, 2018


Rhode Island woman launches Seaport Shines, a unique line of moonshine whiskey

Newport resident and Rhode Island native, Sherry Brice, has launched a unique line of moonshine whiskey that has a lower alcohol content than traditional moonshines, has fewer calories and is gluten-free.   Seaport Shines is a triple distilled whiskey brewed in Riviera Beach, Florida with two distinctive introductory flavors:  Cucumber Lemon and Mint and Maple Bacon

Concert ticket buying comes to your TV

Comcast and Ticketmaster today announced today an industry-first integration that enables Xfinity X1 customers to find tour dates and request concert tickets for their favorite performers directly on the television through Ticketmaster’s open ticketing platform. This integration launches with three-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson and her 2019 “Meaning of Life” tour. Beginning today, X1 customers can

Now Hiring: What’sUpNewp & What’sUpRhodeIsland – Media Sales Associate, Freelance Writers, and Interns

What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland are currently looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to join our sales team and writers to join our content team. Media Sales Associate As a Media Sales Associate for What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland you’ll strategically target active and prospective businesses to advertise on our online platforms, radio programming, and podcasts. Developing partnerships and sponsorships with

Stony Creek Brewery opens at Foxwoods

Foxwoods Resort Casino today opened Stony Creek Brewery, a fully operational brewpub with an award-winning beer selection.   The brewery is Stony Creek’s second brewing operation following their flagship Branford, Connecticut location. With two floors, 7,100 square feet and seating for over three hundred guests, Stony Creek Brewery is a paradise for craft brew lovers

Rhode Island Is 2017’s 4th Worst State to Start a Business, Says WalletHub Study

With President Donald Trump proposing to slash the corporate tax rate to 15 percent while startup activity trends upward for three years in a row and reaches pre-Recession levels, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis identifying 2017’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business. To determine the most fertile grounds for planting and

Grow Smart RI Celebrates 2017 Smart Growth Award Winners

Albert P. Valliere, Jr. vice president and chairman of Nation Wide Construction, will receive Grow Smart RI’s Outstanding Smart Growth Leader Award at Grow Smart RI’s annual awards celebration on Tuesday at the Stadium Theater in Woonsocket. Valliere is among eight individuals and organizations that will be honored for their contributions on providing sustainable and

‘Craft for Causes’ and Tedeschi Trucks Band Tap Narragansett Brewery for Wheels of Soul Tour PPAC Date

Providence, RI  — Craft For Causes, a non-profit dedicated to bringing together the booming craft brew industry with live music in support of charitable causes, has announced its first full-scale, national initiative. This summer, Tedeschi Trucks Band will roll its Wheels of Soul Tour into 20 cities across America including a stop at the Providence