Watery Ways to Get To Folk Fest

The Newport Folk Festival runs July 28-30, and has been around since 1959 and is super popular for its great music, and with that popularity comes a lot of traffic. But there are ways around it, including getting there by water, which makes sense in that Newport is the City By the Sea.

Pinot Noir Rules the Night at Benovia’s Hotel Viking Wine Dinner

Benovia Winery is a small producer of high-end wines — especially pinot noir. How small? Total production on their excellent 2014 Fort Ross Seaview Chardonnay was just 12 barrels: for some big wineries, that would constitute spillage.

Ringing In Little Rhody New Year

There is no shortage of places to celebrate the new year in Rhode Island, with the biggest and most diverse being in the Providence and Newport areas, but many others in between.

Narragansett’s The Break a Boutique Beauty

Sometimes, one bad thing leads to something good. We were overnighting in Narragansett recently and had booked a room at a local B&B, but upon inspection found it woeful, outdated and rudely mismanaged. We scrambled to find alternate Friday-night accommodations for our party of four and bam, stumbled onto The Break, a stunningly beautiful 16-room…

Bristol House B&B is a Shining East Bay Star

Truth be told, we didn’t know what to expect when booking a room at the Bristol House B&B, what with it being a couple miles out of downtown Bristol, Rhode Island and all its shops, restaurants, and boutiques. It’s smack dab in the middle of a very pleasant little neighborhood off Route 114, so it…