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Issue #011, August 2010


Or for those of you who've been subscribers for awhile, welcome back!

My goal with the site for 2010 is to provide even more interesting information, photos and videos for your enjoyment. If there is anything you're interested in, or would like to see more of, please don't hesitate to make some suggestions.

I'd also like to encourage you to become a part of the site by contributing your stories and/or photos of Newport to the site. I'm sure you have plenty, so don't be shy!

So check out the items below, and click on the corresponding links to view more about each topic.

Ahhh, summer in Newport!

Although Newport's beautiful year-round, and there's always something fun going on, there's no better time to be here than summer!

So what are you waiting for? Book your accommodations today, and come enjoy everything the "City by the Sea" has to offer:
August Events

Some of August's highlights:
  • Newport Jazz Festival
  • "Homage" by Leon Morris
  • 9th Annual Walk for the Children
  • Family Night Concert Series at Easton's Beach
  • Newport Comedy Series
If you want to let me know about a great event that's going on, or want to promote your own event, feel free to do so by adding it to our Event Calendar
The Cafe

The Cafe has gotten a makeover, and is now serving up some of the best food in Newport! If you haven't been here in awhile, you've got to come by and check it out.

This is a great spot to watch a game on their 60" flat-screen TV, shoot some pool, throw some darts and even hold an event, such as a bachelor or retirement party.

Rock-A-Shop Sound

Looking for a DJ for an upcoming party or event? Get in touch with my old friend Mark Gordon of Rock-A-Shop Sound, and he'll take good care of you. He specializes in reggae, but can play any type of music at any venue.

You can also see Rock-A-Shop playing down at The Pier every Tuesday night during the summer. Beautiful sunset, great music and some Red Stripe beer. What better way to spend a Tuesday night?

New Prints Available in the Newport Shop!

Check out the Newport Shop to see some of the latest framed prints of the Newport Bridge, Goat Island Lighthouse, Narragansett Bay and much more!

Whether you need a gift for a loved one, a souvenir from your visit to Newport or a new mouse pad for your PC, you'll find it here.

New Cliff Walk Photos!

I've been waiting all year to get back up there to get some more shots of the Newport Cliff Walk. Finally, back in June, I got to visit and finish the second half with my mom.

If you've never seen the Cliff Walk in person, put it on your to do list. It's beautiful! See for yourself.

Segway of Newport

If you're looking for the best way to get around Newport during the summer, Segway of Newport is it. They've got a great selection of Segways, bicycles and electric bicycles.

I rented a bike from them when I was up there in June for my daily rides around the Ten Mile Ocean Drive. They also offer some great tours to show you around the city.

Another amazing shot from Aerial VR

Chris Blake of Aerial VR provided us with another of his 360 degree panoramic images, this one of the Castle Hill Lighthouse. Be sure to enlarge it to full screen to get the full effect.

Click here to see more of Aerial VR's work.

Got questions about Newport?

If you've got questions about Newport RI, this is the place to ask them! Ask away, and hopefully either I, or other site visitors will know the answers!

Coming Next Month......

To be honest, I'm not sure what's coming next month! I do know one page for sure though: Swiss Village. Many people have heard of Swiss Village, but don't know what it is and haven't ever been there. Here's your chance to see some images from the inside!

My mother and cousin got over to Swiss Village for their annual Vistor's Day and got some great shots of this amazing property. It's only open once a year, so make sure you check it out next year if you haven't been yet!

Stay tuned.......

Follow us on Facebook!

If you're on Facebook, visit our fan page and click the Like button to follow Newport Discovery Guide. Sometimes it's quicker and easier for me to throw up some photos and links there, rather than on the website. So be sure to check it out.

This is another place you can interact with our community, by chatting with others and posting some of your own photos and links.

Click here to go directly to our Facebook Fan Page.

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Create a website (and business) about something you love!

Ever wanted to build your own website? And maybe even make a few dollars doing something you're passionate about?

It's easier than you think, so keep reading.....

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Advertise With Newport Discovery Guide

If you think your business would benefit from exposure to Newport Discovery Guide's rapidly growing, targeted audience, check out our Advertising Options.

In just over a year, we've already become more popular than the City of Newport's official site, the Newport Chamber of Commerce website, the Newport Daily News website and most of the other popular Newport sites.

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Well, I guess that's about it for August.

I hope you find plenty of interesting things to see and do, and enjoy yourself if you get a chance to visit.

If not this month, then why not next month?

Talk to you next month, in September 2010!


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