January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Let It Snow, We’ve Got Places To Go!

PARENTS' CORNER

January is a month of conflicting emotions. Relief marks the conclusion of a hectic holiday season, but withdrawal from an ultra-busy schedule can leave us a bit lost at having actual time on our hands. More...

City Prepares for First Snowstorm

With today’s impending storm, here are a few things Newport residents should know regarding snow removal and icy sidewalks.  More...

Is it Time to Take Down Santa?

SLICE OF LIFE

Do we hold onto the holidays and leave the decorations up or do we pack the yuletide away quickly? The answer depends. There is more to the strike-the-set timing than just the boxes and a vacuum. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, January, 4 Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m., John Erikson Norey’s: 730-10:30 p.m., Alan Bernstein Quartet Speakeasy: 9:30 p.m., Tim Smith   More...

Zoning Rejects New Building on Former Asterisk Site

The Newport Zoning Board of Review has rejected a proposal to build a two-family, three-story house on the site of the former Asterisk Restaurant on Thames Street. In a 4-1 vote at its Jan. 2 meeting, the board cited issues over lot coverage. More...

Newport Council Meeting Postponed

The special council meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4 to choose the replacement for Councilor Florez, has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 8   More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Channing Coffeehouse Warms Up Winter

For some, the label “coffeehouse” evokes memories of people strumming guitars and singing songs of love, protest and social justice. More...

Magical Tale Brings Message of Love

FILM REVIEW

Additional proof that 2017 was a great year for movies comes in the New Year’s gift of “The Shape of Water,” a one-of-a-kind movie experience that left me awestruck from start to finish. More...