July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

This Week's Conversation with Todd Martin

Dell Technologies Signs on With Tennis Hall of Fame

Professional tennis returns to Newport when the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open begins at the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 16. More...

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The Newport Police Department held a promotional and swearing in ceremony for five of its officers on June 30 at Ochre Court. More...

Providence-Newport Ferry Expands Season

There’s nothing quite like being on the water, especially when it means forgoing driving, traffic and gas, and replacing it with a stressfree, beautiful boat ride. More...

'Beatriz at Dinner Somewhat Unappetizing

The awkward dinner party is a reliable movie convention, a convenient scenario for delivering uncomfortable laughs and allowing characters to peel labels, as Edward Albee so perfectly put it in what is, arguably, the best guesswho’s coming-for-drinks More...

Who 'Took home the Silverware"

Tiedemann Classics Regatta More...

Newport Regatta

The 33rd annual Newport Regatta, hosted by Sail Newport, will begin Friday, July 7 with four of the 17 One Design classes; the J/70s, the 110s, the Melges 20s, and the RS Aeros. More...

Newport Sailing Calendar July - August 2017

Regattas July .1 Aloha Cup - ILYC .1-2 Tiedemann Classic Regatta - NYYC .7-9 2017 Newport Regatta Presented by Helly Hansen - Sail Newport .12-15 Swan 42 Nationals / IRC East Coast Championship - NYYC More...

Chief Retires After 30 Years with Newport Fire

After an almost 30-year career with the Newport Fire Department, Chief Peter Connerton is turning in his badge.  For the outgoing chief, fire service has been more than a career; it was his calling.  More...

Summer Programs at Miantonomi Park

The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), with help from partnering organizations and the City of Newport, is staying committed to its conservation efforts at Miantonomi Park with a rich variety of summer programs for both children and adults. More...

Meals Advocate to Handle School Lunch Debt

The Newport School Committee’s health and wellness subcommittee wants to make sure that all students are properly fed in order to be successful in the classroom. More...

Caleb & Broad–at the Corner of Funky and Affordable

CHEF’S Q & A

When Rich Willis started Caleb & Broad three years ago, he didn’t want to fit in with the Newport restaurant scene. He wanted it to be something different, something affordable, something that locals would hit year-round. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Hanging Out Pays Off

Johnny Cash is big these days. And on many occasions, audiences who are half-listening to local musicians invariably perk up and sing along when the band shifts into a Cash tune. More...

Bermuda 1-2 Race a Unique Experience

Sailors in the Bermuda 1-2 Race expect a challenge. It’s what they sign up for when they choose this iconic Bermuda-bound event. More...

49th Transpac

On Monday, July 3, the first of three starts in the 49th biennial Transpac race got underway. The 55-boat fleet, with racing in eight divisions, will sail the 2,225-nautical mile race from Los Angles to Honolulu. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, July 6  Noreys–Alan Bernstein Quartet, 8 p.m.  One Pelham East–Sugar Babies  The Port–Pat Cottrell, 5-9 p.m.  Friday, July 7  Gulf Stream Bar & Grille–In Tandem, 6:30-9:30 p.m.   More...