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Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Jeovanna

Jeovanna is the owner and sole stylist at Lily + Lion, Newport’s only boutique speakeasy salon, shhh … don’t tell anyone. She is a San Diego native, and a Bumble & Bumble trained hairstylist (since 2002) that specializes in color, cut, and treatments for the hair and scalp. For the record, her scalp treatments are out

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Suzi Nance

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Suzi Nance: President of Capitol Realty Company, Founder of Bring Peace Not Pain, Certified Hypnotherapist, Hypnotist, Peace Coach, Life Coach, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Mother, and Grandmother (and, breathe). She is no stranger to the life

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Meredith Nordhem Ewenson

Meredith Nordhem Ewenson; her disposition is as rare as her hair color. She is positive, vibrant, and dynamic, working a full-time job (and then some) while still maintaining a presence. How does she do it? “I think doing multiple things brings in energy from each thing.” Many of you may know Meredith as the Marketing Director

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Katie Moorhead

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community A ballet dancer and business owner, Katie Moorhead has the grace and wisdom of a centennial. If you’re a lover of the arts, you may have seen her as Tiger Lily in the Island Moving Company‘s performance of

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Sarah Berkman

Sarah Berkman: Herbalist, Birth Doula, Earth Mother (my claim, not hers), Aromatherapist and Owner of Gather. Sarah wears may hats (and thrifted dresses); she grew up in New England and after a brief stay on the left coast, she has nestled back in Rhode Island. Her goal (one among many) is to integrate traditional medicine

Newport Maven: Valerie Griffiths

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Sue Gearan

Timely with the end of Newport Boat Show Weekend, I bring you: Sue Gearan. Sue is a professional Yacht Charter Broker and Travel Concierge, who plans weeklong vacation charters worldwide as well as day charters and other travel needs for clients locally and beyond. Sue and I met on a stunning motor yacht, Gravitas, which she has sold

Newport Maven: Katherine Martin

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

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Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Tiffany Harrison Givens

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Tiffany Harrison Givens, owner of Harrison+Pike is making a fashionable impact on the world of sailing. A lover of all things nautical, Tiffany studied Textiles at URI and was raised just off island in South Tiverton.

Newport Maven: Patti Doyle

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Kristen Coates

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Kristen Coates: Curator, Artist, Designer, Art Agent, and an all around badass. Kristen is a graduate of Rogers High School and has re-planted her roots in Newport after spending time in New York City. Although Newport

Newport Maven: Gregory Angel

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Rebecca King

‘Boss Lady’ Of The Week Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneur, & Inspiring Females In Our Community Rebecca King is a Real Estate Agent at Libby Kirwin Real Estate (LKRE) and an all around vital business woman and mogul. She has experience working for internationally recognized companies like DETAILS and Allure while also being part of local businesses like Newport’s

Newport Maven: Jacki Lane

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins is a fourth generation local islander from a family full of entrepreneurs. Her expertise is in holistic esthetics, coaching and energy work. Her passion also lies in the sphere of empowering women and encouraging others, in general, to be their best selves. Not only does Emily have really nice skin, but she started

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady of the Week”: Kyla Maher

Kyla Maher is the Owner of Long Time Sun Apparel, whose flagship store is located at 198 Thames Street, in Newport, Rhode Island. Long Time Sun is a boutique (physical and virtual) that began with the intention of selling high vibrational clothing and has since grown into a yogic paradise. The items for sale at Long Time Sun

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Erika Young

Erika Young started Lazuli Handcrafted early in 2014, defining her work as “boho-minimalist stone & crystal jewelry made by a geologist with a creative soul”. Some of Erika’s best selling pieces are her raw crystal stacking rings and her turquoise half-moon necklaces, representative of her career as a Geologist. Her jewelry is mystical and nymph

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Samantha Zigbuo

Samantha Zigbuo (or ‘Sam Zig’ as I like to call her) gave birth to her collection, Gypsy with a Zip Code, in 2015. Sam is a Rhode Island native and after some gypsy-ing around has returned to her roots. Currently living on Aquidneck Island, Sam creates her pieces seaside. The way she talks about jewelry

Sole Food, Teysha Weaves the Way

There are always so many intriguing vendors at Newport Folk Festival. You can find anything from hand drawn and embossed stationary to jewelry made of sterling cutlery. What caught my eye most this year was a booth selling crafted boots made from handwoven textiles. The company is called Teysha (Tay-sha), based in Austin, Texas, selling footwear and

Interview: Newport Folk Festival Musician Phil Cook – Raw, Passionate and Unedited

Phil Cook is a master collaborator, a martyr, a humanitarian, a philanthropist, a philosopher, a musician, and a father. He is one of the few people I have met that is as if not more interesting as he looks on paper. Initially, I was going to try and inscribe my and Ryan’s interview with Cook we both

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