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5 Family-Owned Hotels to Consider This Fall

Greg Archer | Posted 10.27.2015 | Travel
Greg Archer

At a time when the world seems more disconnected -- ironic, considering how much more connected to each other our technology strives to make us -- there's growing popularity in family-owned properties; places that offer more attention to the needs of individuals or groups, and make a rare connection to travelers that stand out and remain memorable long after a guest's stay.

The Prettiest Newport Mansions You Can Now Stay In

Melanie Nayer | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Once private residences of the rich and worldly, some of the Newport mansions have opened their doors to the public, some becoming full-service hotels for those who want to capture a few moments of a Gilded Age gone by.

Ten Insider Things To Do In Newport, RI

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

You've done the Cliff Walk, you've seen the mansions aka "Summer Cottages." You may have even taken a harbor tour. But here's a list of ways to experience Newport RI like a tycoon, a rum smuggler, or America's Cup crew in ways you never could before.

Gilded Glamour Galore: A Whimsical Weekend In Newport, Rhode Island

Erica Swallow | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Erica Swallow

Newport feels halfway like a field trip to the past and halfway like being a part of a museum of what once existed. Its mansions stay intact, though mostly open for public tourism, giving the town a stately appearance.

The Right Way to Winter in Newport, RI

John Mariani | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

It is no wonder that New England's rippling shoreline, gouged out with inlets and bays, was a sensible stop and haven for mariners and colonists from Europe to stop and settle, offering safe harbors and a seemingly bottomless supply of seafood.

Newport's Cliff Walk Closed By Sandy Damage

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel

NEWPORT, R.I. -- A large portion of Newport's famed Cliff Walk has been closed because of extensive damage from Sandy. City Manager Jane Howington te...

To Arrive Where We Started

Anya Ventura | Posted 09.23.2012 | Arts
Anya Ventura

The centuries circle and fold in on one another as the installations cohere into a larger meditation, a statement on a certain sea-salted solitude and the lure of unknowable terrains, the affective residue of Newport's nautical past.

One Dead In Tennis Hall Of Fame Shooting

AP | LAURA CRIMALDI and ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 05.20.2012 | Crime

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A shooting at an antiques store in a building owned by the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport on Tuesday l...

Matt Sledge

With I-95 Plan, Rhode Island Mulls Turning Itself Into A Toll Road | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- "One of the greatest engineering achievements of the last century was the completion of the Interstate Highway System," Michael Le...