Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Help us preserve the memories of summer of 2012 in Newport.
Summers never seem to last long enough in Newport. All too soon, the crowds at the beach, lines at Frosty Freez in Middletown, sharing a Awful Awful at Newport Creamery and the Del's Lemonade trucks, will be just a memory. Help Patch make a photo gallery of summer 2012, so we can preserve the memories that make Newport summers so magical for kids. Next year we will see how they have grown! Upload your favorite summertime pictures to this gallery by using the green button to the right of this article. It might be drawing to a close, but we never have to forget the summer of 2012 in Newport!
Friday, July 27, 2012
We've compiled everything you need to know about the Folk Festival, which begins tonight at Fort Adams.
The Newport Folk Festival is one of Rhode Island’s most anticipated events of the year, with thousands of music-lovers trekking out to Fort Adams to get their folk on. The weekend shows have been sold out since April, but tickets for tonight’s Wilco show are currently still available, and can be purchased here. Last year, the festival was sold out in advance for the first time ever, with a full three weeks left. That record was eclipsed this year, with tickets selling out three months beforehand. Tickets went on sale on March 1 and were sold out on by mid-April. Check out the full Folk Festival lineup here. Plan your day and what stage you want to be at with the full festival schedule in the gallery to the right. If you were lucky enough …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
We've put together everything you need to know about the America's Cup World Series, going on from June 26 to July 1 at Fort Adams.
In less than a week, thousands of sailing enthusiasts will flock to the America's Cup Village at Fort Adams to watch nine teams compete in the last stop of the America's Cup World Series races. The circuit of regattas is the culmination of a year's worth of work from Newport and the entire state of Rhode Island. “It's a team effort, but we have been working with literally hundreds of people to prepare for various festivities,” Discover Newport CEO Evan Smith said. “One of the real wow factors here is seeing the transformation of Fort Adams. I'm really jazzed for everyone to see it.” For several months, crews have turned Fort Adams into a state-of-the-art home base for the teams and spectators. This year, nine crews from seven countries …