Joe Paolino http://ripr.org en The Bottom Line: Paolino Bets On Table Games In Newport http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-paolino-bets-table-games-newport <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment The Bottom Line.</p><p>This week Dave and Mark talk Joe Paolino about plans he and his partners have to revamp Newport Grand. The idea is to turn the struggling slot parlor into an entertainment complex that offers table games, but that all hinges on residents approving the move at the polls.</p><p></p><p><strong>When to Listen</strong></p><p>You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:00:59 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 33332 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Paolino Bets On Table Games In Newport Former Providence Mayor Paolino Eyeballing Newport Grand http://ripr.org/post/former-providence-mayor-paolino-eyeballing-newport-grand <p>Former Providence Mayor Joseph Paolino said he and some partners are interested in buying Newport Grand. Paolino said the struggling slot parlor needs to be saved before table games come to Massachusetts.</p><p>Paolino said he and his two partners have been talking with owners of Newport Grand since last summer. Since then Foxwoods has been looking at building a casino in Fall River, and Paolino sees that as a dire threat.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:13:47 +0000 Catherine Welch 31782 at http://ripr.org Former Providence Mayor Paolino Eyeballing Newport Grand The Bottom Line: Breathing Life Into the Providence Arcade http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-breathing-life-providence-arcade <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling The Bottom Line. Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:13:19 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 28810 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Breathing Life Into the Providence Arcade Paolino on Downtown Providence, Buddy Cianci, the ProJo & More http://ripr.org/post/paolino-downtown-providence-buddy-cianci-projo-more <p></p><p>Former Providence mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. sat down at his Dorrance Street real estate office earlier this week to talk about his recent property acquisitions; downtown Providence; the city's economic challenges; the Superman Building; a possible mayoral run by Buddy Cianci; and the future of the Providence Journal.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 28700 at http://ripr.org Paolino on Downtown Providence, Buddy Cianci, the ProJo & More Paolino Coy on Whether He's Interested In Helping to Buy the Providence Journal http://ripr.org/post/paolino-coy-whether-hes-interested-helping-buy-providence-journal <p></p><p>Former Providence mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr., who was part of a group <a href="http://news.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/2011/02/paolino-group-plans-competing.html">that tried to buy WLNE-TV (Channel 6) in 2011</a>, is keeping his cards close to his vest on whether he's looking at being part of an effort to acquire the Providence Journal.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:53:06 +0000 Ian Donnis 28672 at http://ripr.org Paolino Coy on Whether He's Interested In Helping to Buy the Providence Journal Scott MacKay Commentary: 2014 Providence Mayoral Campaign Up For Grabs http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-2014-providence-mayoral-campaign-grabs <p>The 2014 campaign for Providence mayor has become a most difficult campaign to handicap. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay explains why.</p><p></p><p></p><p>With Mayor Angel Taveras running for governor, the parade is forming to take over City Hall in New England’s second largest city..</p><p>So far, five serious candidates are preparing campaigns: Four Democrats and Republican aspirant Dr. Daniel Harrop, a psychiatrist.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:37:54 +0000 Scott MacKay 25436 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: 2014 Providence Mayoral Campaign Up For Grabs