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Iconic Movies Filmed in Newport

From the iconic ballroom scene in The Great Gatsby (1974), to the Newport Mansions inspiring and featured in HBO's The Gilded Age, take a look at the following movies and shows filmed in and around Newport. COVID-19 NOTE: When you're…

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Newport and the Gilded Age

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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Black History Month Events

February is known as Black History Month, an annual time that celebrates the history, heritage and diversity of the Black community with special virtual events, lectures and walking tours throughout The Classic Coast. COVID-19 NOTE: When…

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Newport At Home: Virtual Tours and Exhibits

Newport and its surrounding coastal communities are no strangers to adversity. In its nearly 400 years of history, this community has faced some dark and turbulent times, but with hard word and the belief of a brighter tomorrow, it has…

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Take These Newport-Based Fitness Classes at Home

You don't get to be a 381-year-old city without knowing a little something about resiliency. Newport was built on strength and grit. So sure, COVID-19 has us hitting pause on events, changing procedures and most importantly: masking up, but…

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