Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly June 2011

Newport, Rhode Island, Rhode Trips,

Reporter – The Big City Tax Rolls

Without the grand institutions — hospitals, universities, the state Capitol — Providence wouldn’t be half the capital it is now. But all those nonprofits don’t pay taxes, and that puts the city in a bind. As it stares down a yawning budget hole, what’s going to give?

International Yacht Restoration School

In a storied trade that dates back centuries, students learn boat-building at the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport. And the ultimate thrill? It comes on graduation day when they launch their small vessels for the first time.

The Ultimate Guide to Newport

A seaside trove with the finest beaches, sunset lookouts, cultural hotspots, restaurants and nightlife, Newport has something for everyone. We scouted its hidden gems so you can plan an unforgettable getaway.