Monday, November 20, 2017


"Taste of Newport", Child & Family's annual food extravaganza, was held in a new venue, The Atlantic Resort, and Newport's restaurant community brought its best and tastiest dishes, all to support the work of the agency. There was as well the largest array of silent auctions in history, with tables to please everyone of any age.


Coming up on Newport Seen:  A Gilded Age Girl T-Shirts meld today's fashion with adages from Newport's Glorious Gilded Age, An artists' walk with Newport's Christopher Benson at NAM,  and the Newport YMCA takes it to the cellar --the wine cellar, that is, at Newport Vineyards.



Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus
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The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. William Blake
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"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."


                                                                              -- William Blake


Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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My favourite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something. Groucho Marx
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Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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Seen In Newport

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Ulysses S. Grant Meets Ida Lewis at Victorian Banquet



Newport's  Colony House was the setting for Victorian splendor, as attendees experienced 19th century Newport, both visuall, historically, and gastronomically,  as costumed interpreters recreated the historic meeting of Ulysses S. Grant and Newport's iconic Ida Lewis. ... more »

A Toast to Wine & Food in Heavenly Venues


The exceptional, world class (and renowned) Wine & Food Festival of the Preservation Society of Newport County was four scrumptious days of events with celebrity chefs, events, dinners, tastings, seminars --an oenophile's and gourmand's delight. ... more »

Opera House Takes Performance to The Audience


Performances coming to the audience?  The Newport Opera House brought accomplished soprano Diana McVey to Swanhurst mansion where she performed for a delighted audience of supporters.  ... more »

Expert on the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Fascinates Audience at The Redwood Library


The turbulent romance of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor is recalled by  a contemporary relationship, as the world watches Prince Harry and the actress Megan Markle.  The Windsors' history was made vivid at The Redwood Library by expert and author René Silvin.


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Past Headlines

Lights, Camera, Antiques! PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” Comes to Newport

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Car as Carriage, Conveyance, Sculpture, Work of Art, Batmobile and Heart’s Desire

Antique cars ... more »

Baby Steps, Early Childhood Program, Holds Fundraiser at Newport’s Chinese Tea House

"Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of soci ... more »




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