Volvo Ocean Race is Sailing in to Newport

Join Sail Newport for a pre-party celebration to prepare for the arrival of the world's greatest sailors.

The boats keep getting closer. The Volvo Ocean Race is once again coming to Newport and Sail Newport is looking for sailing enthusiasts across the state to come help prepare Newport for the arrival of the world’s greatest and toughest sailors.

The Return of Thames Street Kitchen

The restaurant closed three years ago, but now it's coming back to Thames Street in Newport.

This week, we got some good news: Thames Street Kitchen is coming back after being closed for three years. And this time, it has a liquor license!

See a Giant Gingerbread Lighthouse in Newport

New England’s largest working gingerbread lighthouse is sixteen feet high and made from 350 pounds of gingerbread.

Constructed by the Newport Marriott’s kitchen team, a sixteen-foot tall gingerbread lighthouse artfully decorated with gumdrops and candy canes sets the record for New England’s largest working gingerbread lighthouse.

Santa Claus is Coming to These 8 Spots

From Garden City Center to Wickford and Newport, Santa will arrive in style by boat, fire truck and horsedrawn carriage.

Here are some of the best places where you can pay him a visit to kick off the holiday season with the kids, who have hopefully been good, for goodness sake.