July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

'Launching Life’s Adventure'

Held in memory of Vice Adm. Thomas R. Weschler (Dec. 21, 1917 – April 3, 2016), the fourth annual summer fundraising party for Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) on July 1 raised more than $100,000. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Music at The Shops at Long Wharf

While this column typically highlights local musicians who perform in local venues, we occasionally like to feature some of those venues that support live music. This week, we want to tell you a little about The Shops at Long Wharf.  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, July 14 @ The Deck–Stu Sinclair, 8-11 p.m.; DJ, 11 p.m. Buskers–Sean Riley, 7-11 p.m. Norey's–John Monllos Quartet, 8-11 p.m. Newport Vineyards–John Monllos & Joanne Rodino, 8-11 p.m. The Port–Jonathan Tennis, 5-9 p.m. More...

Beach Idol Kicks Off at Easton’s

Since its first pavilion was built in 1887, Newport’s Easton’s Beach has been providing family fun to generations of Newporters. More...

Looking Back and Forward

In 1966, the Children’s Home of Newport (Child & Family) celebrated the 100th anniversary of the agency. Two open houses were held, one in August and one in November. Guests included then- Gov. John H. Chafee. More...

Out of the Mouths of Babes: Improv for Kids

Once upon a time in a major city, one of the finest improvisational troupes in America asked a group of children for an idea of something familiar to portray. More...

‘Four Faiths’ Tour Celebrates Spiritual Connections

Newport has witnessed Colonialism, invasions, tyranny, revolution, disaster, Gilded opulence, and constant change; the city is linked with its history as a man’s arm is to his shoulder. More...