Friday, March 16, 2012
We've put together a list of cover charges for St. Patrick's Day.
We’ve got you covered, literally! Here’s a list of what time the local watering holes will be open on St. Patrick’s Day and what it’ll cost you to get in. There are several places charging no cover all day, while some will start once they begin filling up. Moral of the story? Get there early and save a few bucks. O’Brien’s Pub – 9 a.m. $20 cover all day. Fastnet Pub – 8 a.m. No cover all day. Jimmy’s Saloon – 10 a.m. $5 cover starting at 2 p.m. @ The Deck – 10 a.m. $5 cover later in the day, but free burgers and hot dogs! Speakeasy – 8 a.m. When it starts filling up, they’ll start charging $5-$10. Rhino Bar and Mamba Room – 10 a.m. There will be cover all day. The amount has yet to be decided, but one cover will get you into both spots. …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
@ The Deck and Riptides both withdrew their applications to raise their decible level from 65 to 75.
Applications from @ The Deck and Riptides to expand their entertainment licenses by increasing the maximum decibel level from 65 to 75 were withdrawn during Wednesday night’s Newport City Council meeting. Waite’s Wharf Grille also withdrew an application to allow entertainment on a 30’ X 90’ pier. All three applications were continued from the last city council meeting on Feb. 8. Several community members posed complaints in letters to the city council. The Alliance for a Livable Newport also openly opposed the applications. The council accepted the withdrawals with little discussion.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
City Clerk Kathy Silvia sent out a letter announcing both establishment's request withdrawals.
Both @ The Deck and Riptides have withdrawn requests to increase the decibel level to 75, according to a letter from City Clerk Kathy Silvia. The letter, which was sent to the Alliance for Livable Newport, said the request for entertainment on the pier will continue to go forward. “The applicant has stipulated he will agree to conditions that the speakers face away from the Coddington Landing condos and that a maximum of a three-member band be allowed for live music,” Silvia wrote. The ALN filed a letter to the Newport City Council on Jan. 31 objecting to the applications. "Music blasted from Waites Wharf reverberates not only up the hill, but even more loudly across the harbor, disturbing those in more sedate restaurants and those …