Kick off Your New England Summer at the Newport Oyster Festival

It’s going to be a shucking amazing weekend in Newport The fundraising strategy for non-profit organizations in Newport, Rhode Island is simple—throw an awesome party that everyone will want to be a part of. If you need proof, look up Newport Polo’s annual ball, The International Yacht Restoration School’s gala or newportFILM’s annual friend-raiser. The Newport Oyster Festival at Bowen’s Wharf will be held Friday, May … Continue reading Kick off Your New England Summer at the Newport Oyster Festival

2017 French Film Festival Lineup at Salve Regina University

Fun fact: the Salve Regina’s French Film Festival was one of the things that helped me rekindle my passion for French culture. I started taking French classes in elementary school. I stayed with it through high school, even took AP level classes as an upperclassman. Learning vocabulary and pronunciation were not difficult for me at all—keeping the verb tenses and sentence structure correct was a … Continue reading 2017 French Film Festival Lineup at Salve Regina University

The Best Places to Eat for Newport Restaurant Week

Personal favorites of where to wine & dine during Newport, Rhode Island’s restaurant week There are two things that I look forward to during Newport’s off-season—the slew of clearance sales in January/February and Newport Restaurant Week in the spring and the fall. Newport Restaurant Week 2017 starts Monday, March 27 and ends Saturday, April 7. It’s running a bit longer than past seasons, but I’m … Continue reading The Best Places to Eat for Newport Restaurant Week

Laura Jean Denim’s 13th Annual Denim Sale

Now is the best time to shop at Rhode Island’s only destination for premium denim  If you need to do some denim wardrobe building, stop by Laura Jean Denim in Newport, Rhode Island for the store’s annual denim sale. Find an array of styles by hot denim brands AG Adriano Goldschmied, Frame or Hudson priced at $50, $75 and $100. There’s more to shop besides … Continue reading Laura Jean Denim’s 13th Annual Denim Sale

Winner Winner

The ultimate comfort food joint in Newport Just like its sister restaurant Mission—which is known for having the best burger on Aquidneck Island or, more arguably, the best burger anywhere—Winner Winner elevates your favorite comfort food favorites to a new level. In the same spirit as Mission revolutionized the burger, Winner Winner serves up fried chicken that will make you rethink the average cooked bird. … Continue reading Winner Winner

Find of the Week | 44

I’ve been treating the fashion and beauty preparation for my alma mater’s winter gala like my term papers—elegantly presented, but barely finished in time for the deadline. I had three specific goals in mind while shopping—I needed to find a white dress, wanted to buy locally in Newport as much as possible and somehow stay within a reasonable budget. By nothing short of a miracle, … Continue reading Find of the Week | 44

Pasta Beach Newport

Take a bite of an Italian summer at Pasta Beach, year-round If you’ve ever visited Newport during the cold weather months, you know that the cold, ocean wind can sometimes settle so uncomfortably—yet so easily—underneath your skin. There are a few practical solutions to fend off this bone-chilling cold during daylight hours—either enjoy a slew of hot beverages throughout the day or find something warm … Continue reading Pasta Beach Newport