Robert Redford, Jason Segel and Rooney Mara To Film “The Discovery” In Rhode Island

Academy-Award legend Robert Redford will star alongside multiple Oscar nominee, Rooney Mara (Carol, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and critically-acclaimed, award-winner Jason Segel (End of the Tour, The Muppets) in “The Discovery”, a sci-fi love story set in a world where the existence of the afterlife is scientifically proven. Filming is set to begin in March and April in Rhode Island. Mr. Redford plays the scientist responsible for this … Continue reading Robert Redford, Jason Segel and Rooney Mara To Film “The Discovery” In Rhode Island

Romantic Getaway Packages For Your Next Couples Escape

It’s never too early, or too late, to plan a romantic getaway for you and your sweetheart. Whether it’s your honeymoon, your 50th anniversary, or you’re just craving an enchanting weekend escape; respite and romance are never far from reach with these amazing packages. Ready, set, relax… CASTLE HILL INN Romance Escape Enjoy two romantic evenings away with your special someone. Upon arrival, a bottle of … Continue reading Romantic Getaway Packages For Your Next Couples Escape

Celebrate 60 Years of the Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 12

Think “History in Newport” and the first thing that comes to mind is most likely Gilded Age mansions and a wealth of Colonial Era homes. But did you know that the city has been infused with a substantial amount of Irish heritage since the early 1800s? During that time, Irish immigrants began moving to Newport in large numbers to embrace a variety of jobs, from working the coal … Continue reading Celebrate 60 Years of the Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 12

Swanhurst Chorus Dinner Theater Presents Mary Poppins Through March

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney favorites Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and A Spoonful of Sugar from the classic Mary Poppins will come to life during Newport’s Swanhurst Chorus Theater performance this month. The theater celebrates its 22nd Annual Tribute to Broadway with performances of the popular 1964 film at Fenner Hall throughout March. SHOWINGS 7pm: Saturday, March 5 (Sold Out) Saturday, March 12 Friday, March 18 Saturday, March 19 Matinee: Sunday, March 6 – 2pm Saturday, … Continue reading Swanhurst Chorus Dinner Theater Presents Mary Poppins Through March

Newport Craft Beer Festival Returns April 29-30

The 5th Annual Newport Craft Beer Festival returns for two days of taste-testing, live music and local flavors from area breweries and restaurants starting Friday, April 29 through Saturday, April 30. The festival, which continues to support the RI Brewers Guild and Newport Historical Society features carefully crafted brews from 35 of the nation’s top breweries with more than 200 beers, including local favorites like Newport Storm Brewery. Presented … Continue reading Newport Craft Beer Festival Returns April 29-30

Meet Chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant During Blithewold’s Chef’s Table Dinner Series

Blithewold Mansion has selected top young chefs from across Rhode Island to participate in their Chef’s Table Dinner Series, a sequence of evenings offering specially prepared menus and an opportunity to meet with the chefs who prepared them. Each dinner will reflect each chef’s unique style and will showcase seasonal, local and preserved ingredients. March 13 will feature chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant. O’Donnell is the chef & … Continue reading Meet Chef Brian O’Donnell of Bywater Restaurant During Blithewold’s Chef’s Table Dinner Series

New Dining Deals in Newport & Bristol County

No prep work. No dirty dishes. No hassle. Just sit back and relax. Nothing is better than eating out. Except perhaps eating out and also getting a great deal. Whether you desire a fine dining experience or a good beer and some comfort food, our local restaurants have everything to make your dining experience exactly what you hoped for, at the price you hoped for. … Continue reading New Dining Deals in Newport & Bristol County

Volvo Ocean Race Announces 2018 Newport Stopover Dates

The Volvo Ocean Race has announced that the next stopover in Newport, RI, will take place May 8 -20, 2018. It was also announced that the boats will leave New England for a first-time stopover in Cardiff, Wales. The boats are expected to arrive in Rhode Island between May 8 and 10. The in-port racing will take place May 17-19 with boats departing for Cardiff the … Continue reading Volvo Ocean Race Announces 2018 Newport Stopover Dates

Free Event: Newport Gallery Night Returns March 10

This post was written by Newport Gallery Night A new month is beginning and with it comes another Newport Gallery Night! This month Newport Gallery Night falls on March 10, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions. If you’re still feeling the winter blues don’t miss the chance to visit our participating galleries which are all featuring wonderful … Continue reading Free Event: Newport Gallery Night Returns March 10

Norah Jones To Play 2016 Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals

Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals announced today that the 2016 festival lineup for both festivals will include Norah Jones, American singer, songwriter and actress. At 36, Jones has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Jones will perform at Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 23 and at Newport Jazz Festival the following weekend on Saturday, July 30. For more details visit newportjazzfest.org “Norah Jones is one of America’s great … Continue reading Norah Jones To Play 2016 Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals