Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI;

‘Fat Guy Across America’ Hits New York: Nice mention if his time spent here and Newport Bicycle (NY Times)

Fair Chance of Seeing “Shooting Stars” on Thursday and Friday Night: If you’re in Newport or Southern New England later this week, there is a fair chance to see some “shooting stars” with the annual Draconid meteor shower. (What’sUpNewp)

Parking Ban Will be in effect on Broadway on Thursday and Friday: A PARKING BAN will be in effect on Broadway in order to pave the corridor. Broadway from Marlborough Street to Cranston Avenue: (What’sUpNewp)

Sold! 9 Houses in Newport Last Week: A total of nine houses changed hands in Newport last week, according to data from the statewide Multiple Listing Service (Patch)

Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup to Air on ESPN2: This Sunday yachting enthusiasts and casual sailing fans around the United States will have a chance to experience from the comfort of their living room the excitement, drama and pageantry of the 2015 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. (Scuttlebutt Sailing News)

Art League of RI Sponsors Stem to Steam from the Trenches at the Newport Art Museum: On Wednesday, October 14th, from 7-9pm, the Art League of RI will present STEM to STEAM at the Newport Art Museum. (What’sUpNewp)

Fortress Of Nightmares Returns to Fort Adams for 6 Nights in October: Fortress of Nightmares returns to Fort Adams in October for its eighth season in a row.  (What’sUpNewp)

KVH Wins Three Prestigious Product Awards From the National Marine Electronics Association for 2015:  KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq:KVHI) is pleased to announce it has been recognized for outstanding marine electronics products by the top marine electronics professionals in the country. (NASDAQ)

Sage Cellars Brings Rebel Coast Wine to Rhode Island: Sage Cellars, located in Warren, RI, has announced the latest edition to their portfolio of wineries, Rebel Coast Winery. (What’sUpNewp)

Jane Pickens is One of 32 Theaters in U.S. Chosen to Host Kickstarter Film Festival: On Thursday October 15, over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature films funded on Kickstarter. (What’sUpNewp)

Things To Do This Week in and Around Newport


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