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October 20, 2018

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Newport Restoration Foundation hosts 2nd Annual ‘Keeping History Above Water’ in Annapolis

The second Keeping History Above Water conference, held October 29 through November 1 in Annapolis, Maryland, brought 275 attendees from around the world to discuss the impact of sea level rise on historic coastal communities, according to a press release issued today from the Newport Restoration Foundation. The first conference, organized by the Newport Restoration Foundation in

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #10: Author David Brown chats about ‘Shadowing Dizzy Gillespie’

In celebration of Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday, author David G. Brown (Deacon’s Crossbow) has shared his intimate experiences and memoirs of this humanitarian, innovator, and magical musician in his new book, Shadowing Dizzy Gillespie. Brown, a former Rhode Island resident, joined me on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK on Monday, November 27th to talk

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Applicants sought to replace John Florez on Newport City Council

Following the announcement that Newport City Councilor At-Large John Florez would be stepping down from City Council effective January 9th, 2018, the City of Newport has issued the following press release. The Office of the Mayor announces the resignation of City Councilor-at-Large, John Florez, effective January 9, 2018.  The City appreciates the service of Councilor

Grace Vanderbilt unveils new ‘Cozy Cocktail Den’

The garden terrace at Newport’s Grace Vanderbilt hotel has received a makeover just in time for winter, emerging as the new Cozy Cocktail Den. Guests to the all-new Cozy Cocktail Den can experience a warm haven offering delicious, hand-crafted cocktails and over-the-top s’mores setup to enjoy beneath the warmth of overhead heaters, Grace- branded wool blankets, while kicking up

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