Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield Visit Newport

(Emma Stone and 2 Locals) As production on Woody Allen’s new movie starring Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix is set to begin, Newport residents and tourists have started seeing the actress around town. On Sunday night, Stone and Andrew Garfield were seen at The Mooring Restaurant enjoying seafood.  And on Monday, numerous folks reported seeing Stone in the…

Rhode Island All-Star Football Game Cut Short by Brawl

VIDEO HERE CRANSTON, R.I. –A late-game brawl at the Rhode Island Football Coaches Association East-West Senior Game forced officials to call the contest early Saturday at Cranston Stadium. Steve Stoehr, former President of the Rhode Island Football Coaches Association, confirmed the incident saying, “I’m not very happy about it because it doesn’t look good for…

50 Things to do in Newport (Summer Edition) – # 16

July Friggen’ Fourth. Bristol may be the “Home of the Fourth of July”, but Newport really knows how to do it right. The fireworks start at around 9:15 on July 4th and go for about a half an hour but there is plenty of stuff going on around town. Fourth of July has always pumped me…

50 Things to do in Newport (Summer Edition) – # 15

Water Brothers Annual Surf Fest is July 12th this year from 2-8pm. This year it is at Fort Adams, and will feature 400+ surfboards, and a half-pipe with pro and amateur skateboarding demos. There will also be multiple local food vendors, and guests of honor including Tony Alva, Pete Townsend, Mike Tabeling and more. It…

Rare Beluga Whale Sighting in Taunton River

A beluga whale was recently spotted in a nearby river—far, far from home. Zach Perrin posted a photo on June 21 of the creature in the Taunton River near Veterans Memorial Bridge. “It was just something we had never seen before,” Perrin told WHDH/7News. “It took a little while to believe our eyes what we were seeing.” Beluga whales, which are listed as a near-endangered species, typically…