Thursday, January 24, 2013
One reader painted Lulu's and would like to get in touch with the owner.
A while back, artist Christine Keating painted a streetview of the Thames Street antique shop Lulu's. She posted a photo of the painting in the Pics and Clips section asking about the owner of the shop. "I painted this years ago and thought he/she may be interested," Keating wrote. Keating now works at Grafton, MA gallery Art on the Common. Do you know who owned Lulu's? Tell us in the comments. Keating can also be contacted at www.christineckeating.com or 774-696-2400.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
If you don't see your listing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get you set up right away.
Do you own a business in Oswego? Have you seen your listing in the Newport Patch directory? We’ve compiled what we hope is a comprehensive directory of businesses ranging from restaurants and stores to local government offices. Each listing has some general info and pictures of the business — but if you own or manage the business, you can claim the listing. Claiming the listing will give you more administrative access, so you can add photos, details we may have missed and other information. It's like your own personal web space on Patch, where thousands of people will see it each month. Plus, if we mention your business in a story the first place we link to is your directory listing so you want it to be full of up-to-date information and …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
In a city like Newport, businesses come and go all the time. Tell us which ones you were sad to see go in the comments section below.
With several business openings around town, 2012 was certainly a busy year for Newport. Over the past year, places like El Perrito, Andria Bird Bride and Hawaiian Jim's opened their doors for business, while others closed for good. As our What Should Go Here? feature shows, there are still plenty of empty storefronts in the city. TELL US: What Newport business(es) were you sad to see close in 2012? Share with us in the comments section below.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
New design/decor shop on Spring Street in Newport.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Newport Patch Facebook readers tell us their favorite local businesses.
In light of Small Business Saturday, Newport Patch asked our Facebook readers what small business in town could they not live without and why. We can't really say we were surprised with all the replies we received, with Dexter being such a great place to shop local. Here's a look at what your neighbors said. If you don't see your favorite, feel free to leave us a comment. Caroline Monahon: Newport wine cellar <3 Erica Wood: Sullys Meg McGuire: The Linen Shop... Niko Merritt: El Perrito Kari Robinson: Cabbage Rose, the wine cellar, and Newport power yoga Christine Commeau-Mattera: Sole Desire Stephanie Baranosky: Empire! Anne Marie Antolino-Herndon: Of course Bridge to Fitness!! Maryanne Sawyer: Alex and Ani Newport, Any and Everything. …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Your imagination is the only limit, what would you open in Newport?
Imagine you had the tools and resources at your disposal - what business would you like to open in Newport? What would work in the community? Here were some ideas from the Newport Patch Facebook page. Kimberly Santos A co-op healing center. Dan Coleman An awesome food truck. Middletown/Newport/Portsmouth Geoff Cook a proper fish and chip shop! Caroline Monahon Whole foods. Niko Merritt Bowling alley, laser tag or some other place where families can go to have fun. There is not much to do around here. Susan Donnelly-Whitlock Indoor water park Michelle Zawacki McManus Chipotle, Trader Joe's and Target
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The City is opening back up for business Post-Sandy.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Information provided by Discover Newport. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many shops, attractions and restaurant owners were busy taking down protective plywood, removing sandbags, restocking merchandise and setting up for business as usual in Newport Tuesday morning. The Newport Visitors Center at 23 America’s Cup Avenue is open; The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff and Chateau-sur-Mer will open today at 12 p.m. and the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum is open. The four major convention hotels all have power and are welcoming guests, as are many inns and bed and breakfasts throughout Newport and Bristol County. The Newport Pell Bridge, Sakonnet Bridge and Mount Hope Bridge are all open. TF Green Airport in …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The cookie shop is moving from Spring Wharf to Thames Street.
The Newport City Council approved a business license for the Newport Cookie Company at 471 Thames St during its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday night. Newport Cookie Company was previously located around the corner at 4 Spring Wharf. The shop is currently looking for full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. Call 401-619-5571 for more information.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Newport City Council met Tuesday night for its regularly scheduled meeting.
The Newport City Council moved quickly through a light docket during Tuesday night’s council meeting at City Hall. The graffiti abatement resolution introduced by Councilor Naomi Neville was passed 7-0. The resolution encourages the community to report graffiti on private and public property to Newport Police. Graffiti can also be reported on the city’s website. “As a city, it is good to work together on this,” Neville said. “We need to be proactive. . .The city is equipped and has the expertise to remove it.” Neville specifically noted graffiti on Spring Street as plaguing private property. “We’ve had a proliferation of graffiti on Spring Street,” Councilor Kathryn Leonard added. “The city is working to remove it so it doesn’t look like a…