Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The world was their oyster, as Bowen's Wharf hosted an opening night party for the annual Oyster Festival with music, dancing and serious consideration of the declining oyster population in Rhode Island.   Coming up on NS:  the Newport Symposium, a tour of the beautiful restored Blue Garden, and a tour of New York's Kips Bay Showhouse.


"Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds."

                                                                    --Regina Brett


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Seen In Newport

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"Men Who Make A Difference" Honored and Applauded at Women's Resource Center Dinner

Thirteen  men who were heralded this year as outstanding contributors to  society were honored at the annual Gala Dinner Dance and Silent auction held recently by The Women's Resource Center at the Hyatt Regency. The "Men Who Make A Difference" is an annual award program to thank the gentlemen, and  support community.  The mission of the agency is to "lead domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing advocacy,education and support services". 

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Hats and Horses Inform "Run for the Roses" at Edward King House

Caparisoned ladies outnumbered others, as the countdown to the fabled Kentucky Derby  began at the Edward King House in Newport.  Graceful conversations at tables took place, and the music of "Half Step Down" sounded through the halls.  Then the wagering and the countdown began to the "Run for the Roses".
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Seeing the Forest IN The Trees at Ballard Park Fundraiser

Kelly Coen & Kiki Finn with a living tree

Hosted on the lawn of the Ballard family’s beautiful Newport estate, Edgehill, the annual fundraiser of the
Friends of Ballard Park celebrated several milestones, the first being the 25th anniversary of the donation of Ballard Park to the City of Newport by Carol C. Ballard, the second, the 20th anniverary of Friends of Ballard Park, and the 7th

of its Annual Fundraiser.

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The Oscar goes to.........The Newport Film & Celebrity Tour!

's romance (and collaboration) with Hollywood and the film industry is long and storied, and a new tour, the Newport Film & Celebrity Tour takes guests to the fabled locations.......and shows them the clips from the films in a variation of "you are there". It is indeed Newport "from the Director's chair."
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Coming Clean -- Luxuriously -- at Soap&Water Reception

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"Night of 100 Stars" Draws Star Kids' Supporters to Ochre Court

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Private Performance for Opera House Brings "Oklahoma" to Newport

In a performance of excerpts from the famed Rodgers and Hammerstei ... more »





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