Partners & Sponsors
We’re proud to work with some of the most innovative brands and businesses in Newport County. They’re the very best at what they do.
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12 Meter Charters – 70-foot sailing yachts that raced in the America’s Cup are available for customized events accommodating from one to over 300 guests. Corporate Events, Private Parties, Team-building, Wedding Events, Sunset Sails and Racing Regattas are available. Harbor Sails and Newport Packages are available for smaller groups and individuals www.12metercharters.com
Amica Newport Marathon – The Amica Newport Marathon will take place on October 8, 2017 and feature all of the beauty and grandeur the City By The Sea has to offer. The course is simply astounding: winding ocean-side roads, miles of waterfront views, and sweeping vistas of the grand mansions along Bellevue Avenue. The race will begin at 7:30 AM in Newport, Rhode Island and travel through the city, as well as neighboring communities. The race will utilize a USTAF-certified course and can be used as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon and all other major marathon events. www.newportmarathon.com
Bowen’s Wharf – The Anchor of The Newport Waterfront. www.bowenswharf.com
Brick Alley Pub – At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: “pub style” comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island’s most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. www.brickalley.com
BRS Construction, LLC – BRS Construction LLC is an General Contractor independently owned and operated locally since 1995. We specialize in new construction, complete home renovation and repairs, including new roofs, kitchens, baths, siding, decking and door and window install. We are fully licensed and insured and look forward to assisting you with any and all home projects you seek to complete. www.brisbuildingnewportri.com.
Chris Electric, LTD – Chris Electric is a full service electrical contractor providing services in residential, commercial, fire alarms, and Generators call us at 401-847-2542. www.chriselectricltd.com.
Cru Cafe – Located in Newport, Rhode Island, CRU Cafe is a purveyor of Craft Cafe Dining. Integrating a weekly changing menu and fresh, local ingredients, this small boutique eatery has something new to offer. www.crucafenewport.com.
D.F. Dwyer Insurance Agency – With years of experience in all types of insurance, we’re confident that we’ll be able to create the most appropriate insurance program for your needs; offer a superior level of service from our experienced and knowledgeable staff; and meet your needs through reputable insurers with proven financial stability and a strong customer focus. www.dfdwyer.com
Diego’s – A Creative Take on Mexican Cuisine & Craft Cocktails. www.diegosnewport.com
Duris Studios – Duris Studios creates original jewelry in sterling, gold, and other materials. We create our own work in the studio and also accomodate the production and design needs of other jewelry designers. www.durisstudios.com
Gordon King, Broker Associate with Hogan Associates – Coastal luxury properties for home owners and investors including commercial waterfront development sites. http://gordonking.hoganassociatesre.com/
Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – A luxurious New England getaway that is the perfect escape for all seasons. This sprawling seaside resort features quintessential Newport amenities including expansive ocean views, poolside cabanas, and wellness services – a classic and cozy escape. www.gurneysnewport.com
Hotel Viking – Newport Rhode Island’s original hotel, celebrating over 90 years of service, Hotel Viking sets the bar with New England warmth, luxury and charm, offering rooms, suites, event venue and dining options. www.hotelviking.com
IHOP of Middletown – Some of the best memories are made at the breakfast table. And for more than 50 years, millions of people have made those memories at IHOP. http://restaurants.ihop.com/ri/middletown/4701/
Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center – The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center is a world-class art house cinema located in Washington Square in the historic center of Newport, Rhode Island. As the only movie house in downtown Newport, The JPT is a film and event space with a sense of style based on history. The JPT does not just show films but creates experiences. In addition to screening films on a daily basis, the theater also hosts live music, parties and performances. www.janepickens.com
Kristen Coates – Welcome to Kristen Coates. Art and objects for the well curated home. www.kristencoates.net
Lemon & Line – Lemon & Line handcrafts nautically inspired bracelets and accessories in The Ocean State. The history is a little foggy, but the brand was launched one summer night over a ration of Dark ‘n Stormys. Staring down at the weathered turks head bracelet on his wrist, life-long sailor David Norton saw the opportunity for something different. Using only marine grade materials, he set out to make the “new” rope bracelet. Clean & subtle in approach, Lemon & Line debuted the original square knot bracelet in 2010. Now offering a large selection of styles and colors, Lemon & Line has something for the sailor in all of us. www.lemonandline.com
Midtown Oyster Bar – Midtown Oyster Bar is Newport’s choice when it comes to the freshest seafood and the largest raw bar in town. With our architectural homage to historic Newport and the nautical lifestyle surrounding the city, Midtown has become a must stop destination for locals and visitors alike. www.midtownoyster.com
Newport Harbor Hotel – Surrounded by historical cobblestone streets and world-famous yachts, Newport Hotel and Marina neighbors everything in the downtown area. From shopping and dining to simply strolling around and seeing the sights, we are steps away from experiencing the city by the sea. http://www.newporthotel.com/
Newport Hospital – An acute care community hospital with Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing care. www.newporthospital.org
Newport Vineyards – Founded by John & Paul Nunes in 1995, Newport Vineyards is the largest producer of estate-grown wines in New England. The state-of-the-art winery & vineyards are recognized as a landmark attraction in Newport County. producing high-quality wines through sustainable farming methods on historically preserved farmland. www.newportvineyards.com
Saltwater – Saltwater brings together the classic combination of New England charm and cuisine and adds on a hip atmosphere to create something different. From classics like our deconstructed New England clam chowder and lobster boil to our unique table side experience, there is excitement for all to experience. www.saltwaternewport.com
Sightsailing of Newport – Sightsailing offers public sailing cruises and private charters aboard the sailing vessels Schooner Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight. www.sightsailing.com
Style Newport – STYLE NEWPORT has taken Nautical Signal Flags to a whole new level! www.stylenewport.com
The Bit Players – The Bit Players are RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe. They perform fast paced, high energy improv comedy every week in Newport, RI. Their hilarious games, side-splitting musical numbers, and larger than life characters will have you laughing all night long. Celebrating something special? Let them know when you get your tickets and they will make a special moment in the show for the guest(s) of honor. Come see Newport’s premiere comedy show once and you’ll be back again, we promise. Laugh More. www.bitplayers.net.
The Wharf Pub – Craft Beer & Comfort Food From Scratch. www.thewharfpubnewport.com