Newport Jazz Festival Aug 4 – 6th 2017

The Newport Jazz Festival is a music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island. It was established in 1954 by socialite Elaine Lorillard, who, together with husband Louis Lorillard, financed the festival for many years. The couple hired jazz impresario George Wein to organize the event to help them bring jazz to the resort[…]

R.I. beaches to open Saturday; AAA predicts heavy Memorial Day traffic

PROVIDENCE – All Rhode Island state beaches will be open daily starting Saturday, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced in a press release on Thursday. As the reduced parking fees remain in effect, parking will cost Rhode Island residents $6 on weekdays and $7 on weekends and holidays. A season pass is $30 and is[…]