In a decision signed Friday afternoon, the Federal Aviation Administration has given final approval to the extension of the main runway at T.F. Green Airport
Set in the Boston area, the film will star Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges as “undead police officers” who are dispatched by the otherworldly “Rest In Peace Department” to protect the world from a “destructive array of creatures who refuse to move peacefully to the other side.”
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- ABC-TV has renewed "Body of Proof," the medical-examiner drama whose first season was shot in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Film & Television Office confirmed on Monday. But Steven Feinberg, the office's executive director, also confirmed a tweet from co-star Jeri Ryan that the show's second season will be shot in Los Angeles.
Curt Schilling talks about upcoming move to Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling, CEO of video-game company 38 Studios LLC, said his team is "incredibly excited" about its impending move to Providence. Schilling, in San Francisco for a game developers conference, spoke briefly to the blog Joystiq.
"It's our building! We have all six floors. -- it's our studio and we're alone. It's our space," he said. "Gavin [Whishaw] -- the studio GM -- and I, we really took a Disney approach. There's no detail too small for us in the new studio to make it a place where people walk in and say 'I wanna work there.' "
38 Studios is scheduled to move into its new headquarters at One Empire Plaza in downtown Providence May 1.
Details about the company's first game, "Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning" are scant. Gamers will have a chance to learn more when 38 Studios presents the first public demo of the game March 11 at Pax East, a three-day gaming festival in Boston.
Airport to open link to rental cars, trains next month
The new train station and rental-car hub attached to T.F. Green Airport via a sky bridge will open on Oct. 27. Dubbed the InterLink, the new hub is intended to make travel easier by linking airline passengers with easy access to rental cars, bus transportation and commuter trains.
RIPTA wants to add 43 park-and-ride lots to existing 28
The state transit agency wants to make it more attractive for commuters to ride the bus to work. The expansion would fill in gaps among the present 28 lots and relieve lots that are overcrowded, according to a Rhode Island Public Transit Authority staff plan.
Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein on Friday blocked a foreclosure sale scheduled for Monday on Conley’s Wharf. Located at 200 Allens Ave., Conley’s Wharf is a four-story building of artist studios, a conference center, and a banquet hall set in a former gas-purification house dating to 1900.
ABC Studios TV pilot to begin shooting in R.I. in March
A TV pilot is to begin production in Rhode Island in March. "Body of Evidence" is about a medical examiner named Megan Hunt who uses her expertise to help solve crimes. The actors and actresses for the show have not been announced.
Three owners at The Residences Providence, the luxury condos connected to The Westin Providence hotel downtown, say that the developer, The Procaccianti Group, has broken promises by leasing and then cutting prices on the condos.