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Newport Harbor, RI: Lights on the Water

Boat Parade by Sea

Years ago, I was invited aboard a friend's boat participating in Newport's Annual Illuminated Boat Parade. It was cold that night…VERY cold. Bundled up in our warmest gear we headed out, excited for the adventure, thermoses of hot beverages in hand. Boat Parade - Newport Real EstateWe climbed aboard and started decorating stringing lights from bow to stern; with holiday music emanating from the speakers, we were ready for our first floating parade! The boat we were on happened to be the last in line which gave us a good view of the boats ahead and the spectators lining up along the harbor. 

And then…just before we were about to motor forward, the lights on our boat began to dim and the music began to fade.

The battery…

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Author: Michele Mullowney. Michele and husband, Jim live on Historic Hill in an 18th Century Colonial.

WE WON! A NEWPORT RI CHRISTMAS MIRACLE!

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To our shock and amazement, not only did we win the Newport RI Doorway Contest, but we won Grand Prize!  I am so grateful for my talented tenant, John LaPointe, he deserves all the recognition. A few years ago John made it his mission to help us decorate the doorway each year.

DOORMASTER, JOHN LAPOINTE'S DECORATING PROCESS

As each season approaches, John begins to gather great varieties of greens and colorful branches with berries, all with his latest design in mind. Piles of evergreens and colorful berry branches quietly build in our back yard. And then the magic happens. Tirelessly and with…

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Everything you need and more. 

The stunning design of this Newport boathouse offers soaring ceilings. nautical styling and luxury details that feel just right. With three bedrooms, four well-appointed baths and an exquisite chef's kitchen you have enough room to entertain summer quests and have your own private 3rd floor getaway too. Boasting more than 3,700 square feet of living space and 2,200 square feet of workshop space, just imagine having your home office perched above your very own marine workshop. It really doesn't get much better than that. 

The ground floor marine workshop is perfect for working on your boat or simply storing it for winter - and alternatively works as the coolest garage on the block. Just steps from the harbor, this home…

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Garden RavioliNewport Restaurant Week Nov. 2-11, 2012

Like many of you out there, I absolutely adore food; especially the fall comforts – from pot roast to pumpkin pie and everything in between it’s all delectable to me!  Thanksgiving Thursday, in all of its splendor, is a day I usually indulge the cravings that I fight tooth and nail to ignore throughout the year.  

There is one event, however, that puts my willpower to the ultimate test.  It’s right around the corner, and after checking out this year’s menu items, I think my mind will once again lose a battle with my stomach.

The event, Newport Restaurant Week,  November 2nd  – 11th.   If you’re lucky enough not to worship food in the way that I do, than use this opportunity to inspire your own Thanksgiving…

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