August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Seaside Sensations Fashion Show

The Preservation Society of Newport County partnered up last month with nationally known designer Angela Moore to host Moore's annual champagne brunch fashion show at Rosecliff. More...

New Eagle Scout

Keith Francis was awarded Boy Scouts' highest rank, Eagle Scout, at Portsmouth Troop 82’s Court of Honor ceremony led by Scoutmaster Emeritus Justin Mostert on July 23 at Holy Angels Church in Barrington. More...

Eat, Play, Love: Summer Lunch Program Fits the Bill

On a recent Monday afternoon at Chapel Terrace in Newport, a group of mothers is sitting around a shaded picnic table where, a half-hour earlier, their children had been eating lunch. More...

Maple Avenue Project Heads to Zoning

Members of the Newport Planning Board gave a thumbs up to part of a townhouse condominium development being proposed for vacant land on Maple Avenue, but if the project as envisioned is to materialize, zoning approvals will also be needed in Newport More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, August 4  Newport Blues Cafe–Batteries Not Included, 10 p.m.  Norey’s–Alan Bernstein Jazz Quartet with Dino Govoni, 8-11 p.m.  The Port–Jonathan Tennis, 5-9 p.m. More...

Harborside Dining is Fresh at Saltwater

Saltwater, one of Newport’s largest dining rooms offers, casual seating indoors and outdoors, seasonally, with an expansive wooden deck and patio. Alfresco patrons have ringside seats to watch the action aboard luxury motor yachts docked nearby. More...

Radio Club Enlivens Touro

When people think “ham radio,” what often comes to mind is someone sitting alone in front of a box full of wires, adjusting a panel of dials and switches in an attempt to either connect with a kindred spirit in a similar setting, or perha More...

Wet Paint at NAM

The Newport Art Museum will be holding its annual Wet Paint Weekend next Saturday and Sunday, August 13-14. More...

Local Groups Emerge to Heal Racial Divides

After the recent fatal shootings of unarmed black men across the country and the subsequent shootings of police officers in Dallas, Newporters joined other communities across the country in rallying together to demand accountability and change to esc More...

Trash Skimmers Make Their Debut

Over the last decade, Newport waters have seen some of the most prestigious yacht races in the world and have been visited by every conceivable type of vessel from the graceful Tall Ships, to massive cruise ships, private mega-yachts, and efficient s More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet Carl Gerhard

One local musician has led Navy bands in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and has conducted both the Tokyo Symphony and the Boston Pops. Oh, and he’s been touring, off and on, with the iconic Grammy-nominated band Phish for 25 years! Meet Carl Gerhard. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

Allen Puts a ‘Little Treasure’ on His Romance Platter

Woody Allen’s latest farce takes a backward glance at youthful relationships. More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Krista Camara and Cody Blanchette of Tiverton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Ariela Mae Blanchette on Juy 28, 2016. More...