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Free Event | Liberty or Loyalty: An Interactive Living History Event

This post was written by The Newport Historical Society  What was it like to live in a once thriving colonial seaport on the eve of the American Revolution in February 1775? Here’s your chance to find out. Interact with costumed interpreters from the Middling Sort, a living history group, who will represent personas from colonial Newport on February 20 from 10 am to 1 pm at the 1739 Colony House … Continue reading Free Event | Liberty or Loyalty: An Interactive Living History Event

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The 20th Annual Newport WINEterfest at Newport Vineyards

A glass of red wine and a cozy place to relax are all we need in the depths of Winter. Luckily for us, Newport Vineyards 20th Annual Wineterfest offers a bounty of wine-themed experiences from wine tastings to their renowned ice wine bar overlooking the picturesque frost-kissed vineyard, plus live music, food sampling from Brix Restaurant and a selection of local purveyors. DETAILS When: Saturday, February 13 & Sunday, February 14 Where: Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main … Continue reading The 20th Annual Newport WINEterfest at Newport Vineyards

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Newport Folk Festival Announces Fan-To-Fan Verified Ticket Selling

Newport Folk Festival announced Tuesday that they now officially offer a direct fan to fan option to purchase or sell Newport Folk tickets. Ticket holders can safely and legally exchange adult single and multi-day tickets at face value with assuredness that they are Ticketmaster Verified using their personal Ticketmaster account. Note: Resale fees apply to both the buyer and the seller. Newport Folk does not make money of any kind from … Continue reading Newport Folk Festival Announces Fan-To-Fan Verified Ticket Selling

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Newport Wine Cellar Is Relocating to a Spot You’ll Love

Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet began the new year by tripling the shops’ size and inventory in a brand new 3,000-square-foot space in the International Tennis Hall of Fame building on Memorial Boulevard. The new locale will increase NWC&G’s capacity to supply the community with inspirational ingredients and wines that make one eat, drink, and think. Both shops will close at the current Bellevue Avenue … Continue reading Newport Wine Cellar Is Relocating to a Spot You’ll Love

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Newport Jazz Festival Announces 2016 Artist Lineup

George Wein, Festival producer and chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. today announced the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival artist lineup. The festival will again take place at Fort Adams on July 29-31 with four stages of non-stop performances. This year’s lineup features a wide range of jazz, “from ragtime piano to the most progressive innovations from the minds of today’s young musicians,” says Wein. The sound … Continue reading Newport Jazz Festival Announces 2016 Artist Lineup

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Local Chefs Craft Table Dinner Series at Blithewold Mansion

Experience an intimate culinary experience prepared by Rhode Island’s top young talent at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum in Bristol. Each meal will be crafted as an expression of the featured chef’s unique style and will artfully showcase local, seasonal ingredients. $75 per person. Seating is limited, so be sure to make reservations early. Chef Eli Dunn of Eli’s Kitchen, Warren February 21, 6-8 pm My lifelong … Continue reading Local Chefs Craft Table Dinner Series at Blithewold Mansion

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Cold Cravings: Newport Comfort Foods That Will Feed Your Soul

As the weather gets more frigid, we can’t help but stray from the resolutions we made just two weeks ago and reach for every fat-ridden, carb-loaded snack within a stones throw. It’s not our fault, it’s the season — sweet, fatty, calorie dense foods temporarily help improve mood and alleviate stress, thus we crave them throughout the bitter winter. These 7 decadent dishes are everything you need for the next … Continue reading Cold Cravings: Newport Comfort Foods That Will Feed Your Soul