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October 16, 2017

Posts by: Ryan Belmore

UPDATED: Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry will be relocated to Fort Adams on Monday

Coast Guard Station Castle Hill is providing a safety zone in Newport Harbor after the Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry lost power and hit multiple other boats before grounding near Perrotti Park on Sunday evening, according to a press release from Coast Guard Station Castle Hill. The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, an educational tall ship

Island Moving Company names Danielle Genest as new Associate Director

Miki Ohlsen, Artistic Director of Island Moving Company (IMC), has chosen former IMC dancer Danielle Genest to fill the role of Associate Artistic Director starting immediately. A Jamestown native, Genest began her dancing career at the age of three at the Newport Academy of Ballet and went on to dance with the Hartford Ballet, Janusphere

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40 things to do this weekend in and around Newport: Oct. 13 – 15

Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend. You Might Also Like – Live music and entertainment listings: Oct. 13 – 15 Friday, October 13th 11 am – Beginning Watercolors at Portsmouth Arts Guild 12 pm – Free Essential Oils Workshop at Thames Street Yoga 12 pm to 6 pm –

Portion of I-95 North in Exeter will be closed for the weekend

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s next rapid bridge replacement is the Tefft Hill Trail Bridge on I-95 in Exeter. Starting tonight, RIDOT will need to close a portion of I-95 North for 56 hours to complete the work. This approach will save nearly $1 million and four months of delays as compared with traditional construction

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The Do’s and Don’ts of the 27th Annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival

Bowen’s Wharf will host their 27th annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival on October 14th and 15th on the Downtown Newport waterfront. Honoring the “Harvest of the Sea,” this ever-expanding event features lobster dinners, clam chowder, stuffed quahogs, clam cakes, shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and clams as well as a few dishes for landlubbers and kids in a

Salve Regina University

Hispanic film festival will run at Salve from October 15 – 29

Five films produced from a variety of Spanish-speaking countries will be screened as part of the second annual Festival de Cine, an Hispanic film festival hosted by Salve Regina University Oct. 15-29. All films are open to the public and will be presented in the DiStefano Lecture Hall, located in the Antone Academic Center on

Newport International Boat Show donates $15,000 to areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Newport International Boat Show, announced today that it has committed $15,000 to various organizations helping to assist those in the Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “Our industry is like a tight-knit family when a disaster like this impacts so many lives, it affects us all. We are collaborating with on-the-ground organizations that

Newport Restaurants

Seasonal restaurants, patios begin to close for off-season

As we make our way quickly towards the end of October, many restaurants (particularly among the waterfront) are preparing to call it a season and close during the off-season until next spring. While a lot of the restaurants wait until after the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, some have already battened down the hatches. The What’sUpNewp Crew

Live music and entertainment listings: Oct. 13 – 15

Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE –40 things to do this weekend in and around Newport: Oct. 13 – 15 *Unless otherwise noted, the venue is located in Newport. Friday, October 13th Buskers: John Brazile at 9 pm Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm Clarke Cooke

Newport Police Department to host open house for ‘Explorer Program’ on October 18th

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, the Newport Police Department will hold an open house and information session for the Newport Police Explorer program at the Newport Police Station Assembly Room, 120 Broadway. The Explorer Program is open to all The Explorer Program is open to all male and female

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Citizen’s Bank Pell Bridge Run set to take place on October 22nd

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) Foundation will once again host the Citizen’s Bank Pell Bridge Run over the Newport Pell Bridge on Sunday, October 22nd. The Run is a 4-mile charity run/walk with 100% of the proceeds going to support nonprofits and local community organizations. The Run provides a rare opportunity for the public to

Panera Bread partners with Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation for 16th Annual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ promotion

Panera Bread is once again partnering with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation during its 16th annual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ promotion.  Throughout the month of October, to commemorate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a portion of proceeds from all Pink Ribbon Bagels sold in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts will go to the Pawtucket-based non-profit.

New art exhibit brings ocean sciences to Sail Newport

For the first time, a unique traveling art exhibit will make its way to the east coast of the United States, showcasing recent ocean science discoveries that shed new light on our oceans. Sail Newport’s new facility hosts the “Artist at Sea” exhibit from the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) highlighting the work of ten artists

Temporary Sakonnet River channel restrictions required during next phase of demolition of the old Sakonnet River Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced on October 10th that they will be restricting travel through the Sakonnet River Channel for approximately one month, starting Monday, October 23. The restrictions are needed to allow for the safe removal of the old Sakonnet River Bridge. While bridge demolition activities are underway from 6 a.m.

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