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Celebrate the Gilded Age in Newport

During the Gilded Age, America’s wealthiest families flocked to Newport, turning the area into their summertime playground. The popular HBO series, The Gilded Age, has peaked the public’s curiosity about this era of high society. From the…

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The Sailing Museum Opens in Newport

The Sailing Museum opened its doors May 10, 2022 to the anticipation of sailors and non-sailors alike. The museum’s 8,500 square feet of exhibits will chronicle the history of sailing as a sport, along with galleries that honor the…

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Fresh Finds: A Guide to Local Farmers Markets

Rhode Island is home to 69,000 acres of farmland covering 10% of the state's land. You can imagine, then, that we've got some pretty robust farmers markets and farm stands sprinkled throughout the area. As the farmers market scene…

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Insider's Guide to Newport Beaches

More than 400 miles of coastline affords beautiful beaches and sprawling sandy seasides here in and around Newport. Whether you're looking to bask in the water or sink into a beach chair with your toes in the sand, these beaches have just…

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Experience Rail Bike Tours with Rail Explorers

In September 2012, co-founder of Rail Explorers Mary Joy Lu was watching one of her favorite Korean soap operas when she noticed an unusual pedal-powered apparatus traveling along a set of railroad tracks. Ten days later, she was on a…

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Inaugural RI Craft Beer Week Celebrates Local Brews

Attention beer lovers; Rhode Island Brewers Guild is crafting up a schedule of events at your favorite breweries, bars and restaurants around the state to celebrate the Inaugural RI Craft Beer Week, happening March 5th - 13th. There will be…

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Meet Newport's Food Trucks

Believe it or not, some of the best restaurants can be found roaming the streets on four wheels. Whether you're searching for lobster rolls, chicken sandwiches, pizza or Hawaiian-style shave ice, these local food trucks have exactly what…

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