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The Nine Secret Cities of Newport, R.I.

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Getting to know Newport, Rhode Island, is -- how should I put this? -- just a bit different from touring around other famous resorts. You were thinking a quick walk-through of The Breakers or another summer mansion? Think again.

A House in the Hamptons?: Historic Vacation Spots of the Black Elite

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Some African-Americans, seemingly born under an auspicious star, apparently have always gathered to share their leisure pursuits with others who were similarly favored.

Newport: Yesterday's Seaside Paradise, Part I

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The Obamas aren't coming to Newport to vacation, but one hundred or even fifty years ago they would have. An idyllic spot, it's about to become the subject of several new books.