Monday, April 27, 2015

Newport Seen has officially become a "NewPalmer", as our new office in West Palm Beach opened, and we caught up with friends who escaped Newport's formidable winter.  Coming up:  A package of Palm Beach photos, the Yacht Rendezvous, which debuted in Newport last summer,

and the Daffodillion,

celebrating Newport as the city of a million daffodils.





"The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year."

                                                          --Mark Twain


"Newport Seen is a window on a very special world."
   -  Michael Gross, author, Unreal Estate, Rogue's Gallery, 740 Park Avenue 


                                                "...Like reading Town & Country online."

Seen In Newport

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"Finding Dad", A Poignant Memoir, Celebrated at Book Signing in Newport

In her dramatic autobiographical book, "Finding Dad", Kara Sundlun details the quest for a father whom she had never met, but whose name she knew: Bruce Sundlun. A quest for an unmet father, a World War II hero soon to become a Governor, a "love child" who became an Emmy-award winning TV journalist who decides to find and confront him, sound like the ingredients of a driving and dramatic television series, but it was a real life drama with deep societal implications. ... more »

From Blizzard Outside to Wonderland Inside, Newport Art Museum Vanquishes Winter with a Glistening Party


Exquisite and enchanting, The Newport Art Museum’s A Midwinter White Party was a lively event hosted by Kristen Coates and Chris Wyllie, the chairs of the Museum’s Contemporaries Committee.The John N.A. Griswold house was decorated spectacularly with multiple rooms for the party, each presenting something unique and entertaining. The spacious dance room was a stage for wild terpsichorean activity, with a a magnificent performance on the dance floor to start off the festivities, which went on and on. ... more »

The Best Exotic Bollywood Party for newportFILM Friend- raiser

NewportFILM has been busily bringing the best of independent films, directors, and events to our city by the sea for the last five years, suggesting that guests at their annual "Friend Raiser" become stars themselves for the evening by dressing the part. The energetic group put on its 4th Annual Friend-Raiser at Christie’s Restaurant reently, its theme for the festive evening was Bollywood, and it was filmic, indeed. ... more »

"Taste of Newport" Becomes "Feast of Newport" for Child & Family Services

With a change of venue and format, the annual "Taste of Newport", supporting the work of Child and Family Services, delighted its patrons at many culinary levels.  Held this year at venerable Viking Hotel where the first "Taste" was held 30 years ago, the well-attended evening began with its usual cocktail hour, with an array of alluring, categorized silent auction tables.

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Past Headlines

Chocolate Brunch A Confection of Food, Camaraderie and Good Will for Visiting Nurses

"Anything is good if it's made of chocolate" – Jo Bran ... more »

A "Heartwarming" Event Turns 42 for The Potter League

David Enston ... more »

A Newport “Summer Cottage” Becomes a Winter Palace for Christmas Gala

The Poinsett ... more »





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