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June 23, 2017

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Newport Vineyards Brings the ‘Napa Experience’ to Newport with Summer Events, Tours & Tastings, Live Music & Seasonally Inspired Dining

Newport Vineyards has a big summer planned with tours, tastings, special events, live music and much more. Founded by brothers John & Paul Nunes in 1995, the vineyard is the largest grower of grapes in New England. The winery produces nearly 30,000 cases of estate-grown wine each year through sustainable farming methods on 75 acres

Newport and Middletown Restaurants Ready to Compete in Great Chowder Cook Off on June 10th

Newport Waterfront Events’ 36th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, taking place on Saturday, June 10th from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Fort Adams State Park, will feature Newport’s The Revolving Door restaurant and Chef Joshua Berman competing in the event for the first time in the “Seafood” category while Chowder Cook-Off Hall of Famer, The Mooring

National Taco Day Newport RI

What’s Happening on Cinco de Mayo in Newport

Cinco de Mayo is here and everyone is searching for the best local events to celebrate the day with a party and a margarita. This year Newport is hosting some fun ways for everyone to enjoy Cinco de Mayo, with beautiful waterfront venues, high-quality restaurants, outdoor celebrations, and unique experiences! History Lesson: Cinco de Mayo (or the fifth

Newport Gallery Night Walking Tours Return for the 2017 Season

Newport Gallery Organization’s popular Newport Gallery Night Walking Tours return for their 17th season. The tours, which run from May through October, showcase some of the Newport Gallery Organization’s participating galleries and cultural institutions. Along with the walking tours, many of the galleries have new exhibitions and events for the month of May. DeBlois Gallery

Smokehouse Combo Platter

Smoke House Reopens for the Season

Smoke House reopened for the 2017 season on Sunday, April 30th. The summer-inspired menu includes an array of appetizers including Corn & Crab Chowder; Smoke House Chili; Smoked Chicken Wings served BBQ or buffalo style with bleu cheese dressing; Shrimp Cocktail; Deviled Eggs; traditional Fried Pickles with spicy remoulade; Nachos; Hog Wings, served BBQ or buffalo

City Council Approves @ The Deck’s Entertainment License Expansion

Newport City Council approved @ The Deck’s application to expand their entertainment license on Wednesday evening, the approval allows the waterfront restaurant to increase their maximum decibel from 65 decibels to 75 decibels. @The Deck falls under the Waterfront Business Zoning (WB), according to the City Of Newport Zoning map. According to Newport City Ordinance 8.12.080.,

Tallulah On Thames Announces Closure, Shares Heartfelt Thank You

Tallulah on Thames has confirmed their permanent closure with What’sUpNewp. Jake Rojas, a partner of the once-popular Thames Street restaurant, provided What’sUpNewp with a statement on Friday – confirming the closure and thanking their former employees and customers. The announcement comes following the news earlier this week that Harry’s Bar & Burger would be replacing Tallulah

La Forge Restaurant to Change Ownership

Changes are coming for one of the oldest continuously operating restaurants in Newport. An application has been filed at Newport City Hall by La Forge Casino Restaurant to transfer ownership of its Class BV alcoholic beverage license to 1899, LLC. 1899, LLC is made up of Thames Capital Ventures, LLC (51% Nicholas Schorsch) and Aquidneck Holding, LLC

The Deck Looks to Expand Entertainment License by Increasing Maximum Allowed Decibel Levels

@The Deck is looking to expand its entertainment license by increasing the maximum decibel from 65 decibels to 75 decibels. UPDATE: Wednesday, April 26th – City Council Approves @ The Deck’s Entertainment License Expansion This won’t be the first time the restaurant has looked to expand its Annual Class B (outdoor) Entertainment License, over the last few

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