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Bowen’s Wharf and Newport waterfront restaurants are known for their fresh and local flavor. Wonder where the fresh, local seafood comes from? The Rhode Isl and Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture manages the Rhode Isl and Seafood website,  and besides being a presence at our Seafood Festival they also work closely with many local restaurants, such as our own

This year’s 25th Annual Seafood Festival drew thous ands to an exp anded waterfront festival! Throughout a beautiful, and cool, weekend, 33 vendors were on h and with seafood fare from chowder and clamcakes to shucked oysters and so much more. Organizers said the festival brings in between 6,000 to 10,000 people each year, ranging from locals

225 years ago, on the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport, Rhode Isl and. Washington’s commitment to religious liberty, the involvement of people in the new democracy, and the campaign for the Bill of Rights all came together that day in August. The result is the Letter to the Hebrew Congregations of Newport, a profound

While numerous Bowen’s Wharf merchants participated and were recognized with awards this year, one st ands out as particularly well connected to our new Heritage Tourism ticket program. Don Roy, of Custom Canvas Newport, printed and displayed the photo above in their window during the Newport Flower Show (this year’s theme: Roses/American Beauty). This Dooney and Bourke window display

Each Thursday throughout December, Bowen’s Wharf businesses are participating in the 2014 Cities by the Sea Holiday Shop & Stroll, organized by the Newport County Chamber of Commerce. Participating merchants will be open until 8 p.m. and promotional shopping bags will be available for purchase at our Welcome Center, which will allow you the opportunity to receive in-store promotions

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