2013-08-31T15:17:46+00:00August 31st, 2013|

Since it's completion in 1852, Chateau-sur-Mer has undergone a major transformation.  Chateau-sur-Mer was first built by Seth Bradford, for William Shepard Wetmore, as a romantic Italianate villa.  Wetmore wanted something a little more than the ordinary summer home and therefore had his made of rough-cut, [...]

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

2013-07-14T15:33:59+00:00July 14th, 2013|

There are a lot of outdoor activities in Newport, RI, including a variety of different scenic walking routes.  Most people head straight for Cliff Walk to enjoy the views of rugged cliffs along the water on one side, and the magnificent mansion on the other, [...]

Brenton Point State Park

2013-07-06T17:55:58+00:00July 6th, 2013|

Located on Ocean Drive, Brenton Point State Park is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon in Newport.  Brenton Point is located right where Narragansett Bay meets the Atlantic and has one of the greatest views in town. Picnicking, hiking and fishing are some [...]

Newport Flower Show

2013-06-14T17:05:41+00:00June 14th, 2013|

The Preservation Society of Newport is hosting its 18th Newport Flower Show from June 21st to the 23rd at Rosecliff Mansion.  This year, the theme is Jade: Eastern Obsessions, which will take attendees on an exotic journey through Far Eastern traditions and beauty.  Floral designer Hitomi Gillian [...]

The Atlantic Cup

2013-05-17T17:19:05+00:00May 17th, 2013|

The Atlantic Cup - the only dedicated Class 40 sailing race in the US - will be leaving New York on May 18th and heading to Newport for an inshore grand prix, Memorial Day weekend (May 25th and 26th).  The race started on May 11th [...]

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