StyleWeek Providence: Ophelia's Wardrobe 2011 -... →
We are very proud to announce that StyleWeek and StyleWeek Providence designers will join together with Child & Family Services to support the Ophelia Programs for Young Women! This fashionable event styled by Richard Carbotti and Perfect Surroundings, Inc., is open to the public and YOU are…
The World's Best Underwater Photographs →
Who’s getting a waterproof camera this summer?
Portsmouth Abbey Monks Go Viral →
Interesting story about web recruitment for an ancient tradition.
Earth Day Events
On your way to work, pick up a piece of trash or two this week. Take a five-minute shower. Start a compost bin. Better yet, do all of that and take part in one of these local events in honor of Earth Day: EARTH DAY AT BALLARD PARK April 23, Volunteer to pick up trash or remove invasive vines and plants from Newport’s only nature preserve. Meet in the quarry meadow off of Hazard Road....
Run the Bridge!
Lace up your running shoes for a quick 6-miler this Saturday, April 23. The Jamestown Bridge 10K race features the first ever race across the Jamestown Bridge. Runners get free bunny ears, a t-shirt, and a bag of jelly beans as you cross the finish line.
Flounder have migrating eyeballs →
Flounders are born ( or hatched ) with one eye on either side of their head, like any normal fish. However, during the course of early development, one eye migrates over the top of the head to the other side, twisting the skull in the process. As this happens, the fish changes from an upright-swimming planktonic larva to a juvenile that lies on one side when it settles to the...
Who throws the BEST party?
We do, of course. The Best of Newport County Soiree is happening May 5 at Rosecliff from 7-9pm. Wear your cutest cocktail dress or your most dashing suit for a night of stars; we reveal the 2011 Best of Newport County winners in 71 categories. Tickets include open bar, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and a silent auction featuring fabulous prizes. Hint: we won’t divulge which...