December 23, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

Program Seeks Help to Fight Local Childhood Hunger

At a time of the year when many families enjoy an abundance of gifts and food, some Newport children don’t have enough for a basic meal.  More...

Cliff Walk Panel Guides World Class Site

The adjectives used to describe one of Newport’s most cherished attractions are nothing short of glowing. The descriptions start with “unique” and work their way up to “breathtaking, spectacular, world famous.”  More...

Holiday Worship

Calvary United Methodist Christmas Eve, 7 p.m., 200 Turner Road, Middletown, 401-847-6181.  Central Baptist Church Christmas Eve, 7 p.m., 99 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 401-423- 1651.   More...

Holiday Magic

Rosemary and Jack Milburn live for the Christmas season. Their brightly lit and decorated home, in the heart of Newport’s Fifth Ward neighborhood, is a testament of their love of all things family and Christmas. More...

Gifts for the Film Aficionado

You know who we are. Our hearts beat at 24 frames per second. Odds are, we already have the DVD. More...

Gift Memberships Last Year-Round

If you can’t think of exactly what your dear ones would love to find under the tree, how about a gift that will delight all year long?  More...

Meet Julio Amaro

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

This week’s featured musician owes his music career to his older sister. More...

Former Coach to Serve Eight Years

After evading authorities for 11 years, James Bell, formerly of Middletown, is behind bars. More...

Christmas in Newport

For the latest updates on events, visit christmasinnewport.org.  Thursday, December 24  Christmas Eve Services at Island Churches  Friday, December 25  A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS TO ALL   More...

Take the Plunge!

Community invited to join the Newport Polar Bears in making a splash for A Wish Come True charity at Easton’s Beach on New Year's Day at noon.   More...

Holiday Gift Ideas

“I’ve always had an interest in antiques, and have been buying and selling them for 20 years.” says Maura Lindsay. More...

Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Food Lover: Restaurants and More

A perfect one-size-fits-all gift is restaurant gift certificates for local restaurants, which can be given for a range of costs, cuisines, and dress codes. More...

Music and Entertainment

Wednesday, December 23  Buskers Pub–Open Mic, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Mike Warner, 10 p.m.  Narragansett Cafe–Nasty Habits, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.  Newport Grand –Karaoke, 8 p.m.  Norey's–James Montgomery Blues, 8 p.m. More...

Community Meals

Thursday, December 24 8 p.m.–Community Baptist (food by TAM) 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. 12 p.m.–United Baptist (food by Touro Synagogue) 30 Spring St.   More...