Friday, May 26, 2017


Prolific author and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Bing West spoke on the National Security Outlook, asking (and answering) the provocative questions "Is the War over?" and "Did We Win It?" at The Redwwod Library's Wednesday night Salon Speaker series.


The 2016 International Polo Tournament in Buenos Aires is available now at, as reported by our correspondents Jonathan Baggott & Marcela Calvet.


Coming up on Newport Seen: A Jessica Hagen Fine Arts opening is full of innovation  and truly fine art,  Star Kids star at Ochre Court Gala, and The Newport YMCA honors its very own stars at its annual meeting.   



Long, stormy Spring time, wet, contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of Summer does com."

                                                                     -- Thomas Carlyle


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


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

Seen In Newport

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Newport’s “Theater Happening” a Fabulous Evening for The Opera House


The stars were out in numbers, as were the patrons. Although the sky had opened, and rain was pouring, nothing could dampen the Newport Opera House’s Theater Happening”, which turned Newport’s  Washington Square into The Great White Way for an evening ... more »

Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse 2017, a Dark, Subtle Designers’ Dream


The 45th aniversary of the Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse, was dazzling, dark and original, and featured eighteen designers who filled the rooms in a Georgian townhouse on East 65th street in Manhattan with moody, nostalgic design.

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Washington Checks and Imbalances Addressed by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse


Is big business buying the U.S. government?  This is the premise of Rhode Island  Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s book, “Captured”, which he discussed in the "Salon Series" at the Redwood Library recently.

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A Few Good Men Honored by WRC at the “Men Who Make a Difference" Gala


To celebrate their service to the community, sixteen men wore boutonnieres, dressed in tuxedos, and served drinks at the "Men Who Make a Difference Gala" hosted by the Women's Resource Center.

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Past Headlines

"Daffinitely" The Best Party of Spring!

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Celestial Gala, A Celebration for The America Cancer Society

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Photography as High Art: Newport Comes To Palm Beach

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