The 23rd annual International Oktoberfest has found a new home in Rhode Island. The annual event. which promises seasonal brews, German cuisine and live music, will take place at its new waterfront location at India Point Park in Providence on
Martina Hingis has been named as the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s first Global Ambassador. Hingis, who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013, will work to preserve and promote the history of tennis, and to
A new outright record and time was set on June 27 for the Mount Gay Rum Around Jamestown Record, as Phaedo3 bested the previous record by one minute and 55 seconds. As helmed by Lloyd Thornburg of Sante Fe, New Mexico,
In partnership with L’Hermione, a French tall ship that will visit Newport from July 8-10, the Newport Historical Society is presenting Fraternité: The French in Newport, a two-part exhibit, along with Illuminating the American Revolution: A Living History Event, and
The Attractions Council of Newport County has invited all Newport County residents and employees in the hospitality industry to 13 participating locations on June 28 and Jun 29. Visitors who bring a proof of residency (driver’s license or other form
The Newport Flower Show, “American Beauty-Timeless Style”, was held this past weekend at Rosecliff. After competitors showed off their talents, awards were handed out in numerous categories. To see who won, check out the comprehensive list below. Botanical Arts Division
A teacher at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport was given the 2015 Noreen Stonor Drexel Friend of Education Award on Friday. Turner’s Efforts Captain Mark Turner, who is the director of the Naval Staff College, was given the
Block Island Race Week’s 50th anniversary is underway with roughly 2,000 sailors on 169 boats set to compete. The event is held by the Storm Trysail Club and will oversee various classes of races from June 21 to June 26.
The Newport Art Museum will host a Meet the Artists event on July 9 in the John N.A. Griswold House. Three different free talks will will be given by contemporary artists and each will run for about half an hour.
Comedy Central will debut its new show, “Another Period”, on Tuesday night at 10:30 p.m. The show, which will take the form of a ten-episode season, centers around the fictional Bellacourt family and is set in the year 1902 in
Newport Storm Brewery has a new flavor available to customers called Sourpuss. The beer is offered in a 4-pack and draws inspiration from a unique brewing process. North American wheat malt, North American pale malt, and Warrior hops are all
Team Alvimedica, which is led by Charlie Enright of Bristol, has won the ninth and final leg of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. The leg began in Lorient, France and finished in Gothenburg, Sweden. The victory also marked Team Alvimedica’s
Skipper Charlie Enright and the Young Guns onboard Team Alvimedica are currently leading the Volvo Ocean Race in the last leg of the nine month race, from Lorient to Gothenburg. The American/Turkish team currently is ahead of Dongfeng Race Team by 11