August 11, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Mad Hatter Soirée for Migraine Research

The Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) hosted its second annual Mad Hatter Soirée at Fort Adams State Park on Aug. 7 to support migraine research. More...

Behan Named to District Post

On Tuesday, Aug. 9, members of the Newport School Committee elevated Pell Elementary School principal Dr. Kimberly Behan to be the district’s assistant superintendent. The position was recently vacated by Dr. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, August 11 Buskers–Sean Connell, 8 p.m. Narragansett Cafe–Super Mags, 8-11 p.m. Newport Blues Cafe-Little Compton Band, 10 p.m. Norey’s–John Monllos Quartet with Joe Potenza, 8-11 p.m. The Port–Jonathan Tennis, 5-9 p.m. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

Another Wild Ride Down Memory Lane

“Jason Bourne,” the latest installment of the Bourne series, presents the paradox of the modern world of surveillance technology versus an individual’s right to privacy. More...

ON THE WATERFRONT

Rhodys at the Olympics Two sailors will be flying the Rhode Island flag when they represent the USA in sailing competitions at the 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 8-18. More...

Miantonomi Exploration Days

The Miantonomi Park tower will be open on Sundays, Aug. 14, 21, and 28 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. as part of the second annual Miantonomi Exploration Days. More...

Middletown Ponders Banning ‘Pot Shops’

Middletown is considering banning all retail, distribution and cultivation of marijuana – with only one exception made for residential cultivation by a cardholder. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Meet AnamCara

When two people have a deep connection, it often comes through in the music they make. That is certainly the case for one local couple who have been together for four years and launched a very successful music duo in the last year. More...

DINING OUT

Well Done, Binge BBQ: New Eatery Meats Expectations

Move over lobster rolls, Newport diners have a new sandwich option that is smokin’ hot. Binge BBQ on Broadway, which specializes in authentic pit smoked meats, opened its doors for business on Memorial Day. More...