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September 19, 2017

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Diego’s Adds a Second Floor with New Bar and Water Views

If you were out enjoying the gorgeous spring weather yesterday and took a stroll down Bowen’s Wharf, you may have noticed some commotion over at Diego’s. Construction workers, a trailer, the sounds of machinery were all for good reason – the contemporary Mexican spot is adding a second level with a deck, waterfront views, an additional bar and

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

Sardella's

Sardella’s Will Celebrate 37th Anniversary in April by Offering Original Menu Prices from 1980

In celebration of 37 years in business, Sardella’s will once again offer original menu prices from 1980! Sardella’s Italian Restaurant was founded by former mayor of Newport, Richard Sardella, in 1980. Newport’s oldest Italian Restaurant celebrated their 35th Anniversary in 2015 by offering their 1980 menu and pricing to the public for just one day,

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Newport Vineyards Offers More Than Just Wine

Sponsored Content March in Newport has us all buzzing about the Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but Aquidneck Island has a ton of great events going on all month. The team at Newport Vineyards has lined up more than a few them, and they’re excited to share upcoming dates for live music, comedy, classes,

Spring Newport Restaurant Week Expands to 12-Day Event, Will Kick-Off on March 27th

Newport Restaurant Week returns this spring to Newport and Bristol Counties, and for the first time, area restaurants will create seasonal dishes at prix fixe prices for 12 days. With approximately 50 restaurants expected to participate throughout Newport and Bristol counties from March 27th through April 7th, diners will have the opportunity to savor three-course,

KJ’s Pub and Restaurant Hits the Market for $1.39 Million

The future for KJ’s Pub and Restaurant, located at 59 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown, continues to be a bit of a mystery. KJ’s was placed on the market last week for $1,390,000, the listing price includes the building, business and liquor license. The current owners, John Gullison and Bonnie Zimble, had announced recent plans to construct a four-story

Newport Restaurants

What’s Open, What’s Closed: When Restaurants Are Taking Time Off This Winter (Updated)

It’s beginning to look a whole lot more like the off-season around Newport, RI. Many restaurants have already permanently/temporarily closed or are preparing to do so over the next few weeks. Permanently Closed or Temporarily Closing  This story was originally published on December 27th, 2016. It was last updated on February 27th 22 Bowen’s: Closed from January

Irish Chef Exchange Week Celebrates Sister City Bond

Chefs from Kinsale, Ireland, will descend on Newport for a week of culinary and cultural exchange. This March, the City by the Sea will embrace its 40th Annual Irish Heritage Month. This year, the occasion is marked with a savory new experience. Local restaurants will welcome guest chefs and restaurants from Kinsale, the “Gourmet Capital

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