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Astors’ Beechwood Takes Shape as Larry Ellison Art Museum

Restoration of Astor’s Beechwood underway 12/30/12 on Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI Yesterday, while cruising down Newport’s Bellevue Avenue, I glanced over at Astors’ Beechwood and, ...
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Newport Mansions

Newport’s Hopedene Sold Today for $16M

Hopedene, Newport, RI, sold $16M 12/19/12 It was another stellar day for Newport, RI luxury real estate as word spread that Gustave White Sotheby’s brokered ...
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Events and Happenings

Newport, RI Real Estate Market; Has it Turned? I think so.

I am about to make a bold statement about the Newport, RI real estate market – a statement that’s been made nearly every year since ...
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Events and Happenings

Attention Newport RI Foodies – It’s That Time of Year Again

Newport Restaurant Week Nov. 2-11, 2012 Like many of you out there, I absolutely adore food; especially the fall comforts – from pot roast to ...
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Newport News

Coffee’s, The Bensons & other Newport Rock Stars

This recent text exchange between my daughter and me got me thinking about celebrity (Secret: I don’t know who Orlando Jones is!) and the exceptional ...
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Newport Mansions

Tips from an Insider: Secret Waterfront Havens in Newport RI

The intricate ins and outs of Newport’s streets are typically explored by those who have exhausted the main street attractions. Once you are numb to ...
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Newport News

Tips from an Insider: Dining in Newport RI

When it comes to dining in Newport, RI you can’t go wrong at too many places. Everyone you ask will tell you to go somewhere ...
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Events and Happenings

The Perfect Tree House: A Play House for Your Kids

Most children, at one time or another, dream of the perfect tree house. A place that they can hang out with friends and decorate to ...
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Events and Happenings

My new Housemate for the Week

This week I’ve been granted the amazing responsibility of watching my brother’s dog Finn while he and his family visit Arizona.  He’s a 6 month ...
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