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August 18, 2017

People & Profiles

Newport’s BedJet is revolutionizing the sleep industry from small Brick Market headquarters

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently out-engineering, out-innovating and outselling the billion-dollar brands in the mattress industry.   That’s right. Quietly nestled among the shops in Goddard Row is the headquarters of BedJet, founded by Newport resident

Mark Zuckerberg visited the Naval War College on Monday

After checking in on Facebook from Newport on Sunday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that he was in the City-By-The-Sea on Sunday and Monday when he announced via his platform that he and his wife visited the Naval War College in Newport and DelSesto Middle School in Providence on Monday. ABC6 has reported (via The

‘Bikes and Beers Across America’ is Ready to Hit The Road to Fight MS with Hops, Hope and Bicycles

The idea behind Bikes and Beers Across America (BBAM) started out like many great ideas –a late night bar conversation scratched out on cocktail napkins. Hank Hank Whitin, owner of Pour Judgement Bar & Grill, became reflective on his upcoming milestone birthday. “I realized I didn’t want to turn 50, 25 lbs. overweight and drunk

Photo Gallery: Newport String Project presents Dvorak, Maconchy, Mendelssohn at Ochre Court

On January 29th, the Newport String Project presented perennial favorite Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings in the vibrant setting of Ochre Court at Salve Regina University. The concert brought together a dynamic group of musicians working at the leading edge of socially engaged chamber music in Rhode Island and beyond. The program also featured Antonin Dvorak’s

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: 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;

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

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