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We were happy to host a Bowen’s Wharf open house this past Wednesday evening to introduce the local tour guides, concierges, etc with all we have to offer their guests here at the Anchor of Newport. Almost a dozen people gathered to get the inside scoop on many things, such as did you know 12 Meter Charters

With the warm weather finally upon us, there’s nothing quite like a day on the water! And those familiar with Newport harbor know the season is upon us, as we begin to see sailing and boating vessels of all types fill the waterfront and marinas. Our marina here at Bowen’s Ferry Landing is also open for the

Isherwood & Company, owned by artist and designer Nancy Isherwood of Newport, is home to a collection of curated paintings by N. E. artists, and unique hand crafted gifts from around the world. Voted “Best Gallery in Newport County” five years in a row, as well as “Best Gift Shop 2014” by readers of R.I. Monthly magazine

Egg & Dart, home to original paintings by Chris Wyllie and curated home décor, is the beautiful brainchild of Chris Wyllie and Kristen Coates. Both are Rhode Island natives (Chris raised in Pawtucket, Kristen from Newport) but their list of destinations, endeavors, and accomplishments is quite lengthy and very impressive. Chris Wyllie got his start as a decorative

The art of Scrimshaw is something that goes hand-in-hand with not only the early American whalers of the 1700s but also with the history of Bowen’s Wharf. Newport Scrimshanders, home to their resident artist Brian J. Kiracofe, is the third-longest running retail business still in operation on the wharf.  Founded in April of 1986, Newport Scrimshanders is

Bowen’s Wharf is the Anchor of the Newport Waterfront! In terms of dining, shopping, or exploring all that Newport has to offer, Bowen’s Wharf acts as the perfect rendezvous point for all your waterfront activities. But in addition to acting as the “anchor” and hub of Newport, the iconic Bowen’s Wharf anchor serves as the marker for


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