Fireworks, Festivals, Food Trucks & Floor plans
Newport Independence Day Celebration
Family Night Concert Series at Easton’s Beach
Summer Outdoor Concert Series at Normal Bird Sanctuary
25th Annual IYRS Summer Gala featuring Pat Benatar
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Independence Day with Fireworks? If so, you can thank the British — and John Adams. On July 2, 1776, two days before the Declaration of Independence was signed, he wrote this letter to his wife:
“This day will be most memorable in the history of America,” he predicted. “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival… It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade… bonfires and illuminations [fireworks]… from one end of this content to the other, from this time forward forevermore.”
On America’s first Fourth of July celebration in 1777, fireworks were one color: orange.
If you want to see how far we have come in 200 years check out this years fireworks displays:
Jamestown – July 3rd, 9pm
Bristol – July 3rd, 9:30pm
Block Island – July 1st, 9pm
Festival season is here! You probably already know about the legendary Folk and Jazz Festivals but we also have film festivals, culinary festivals, kite festivals and art festivals just to name a few. If you have a passion about anything, most likely Newport and the surrounding areas have an event that showcases it! Check out this list of July Festivals:
Need a break from reservations or crowded restaurants? Some of the best restaurants in town have four wheels and serve up amazing food with even better vistas! Whether you are craving pizza, chicken sandwiches, gelato, lobster and tacos, gourmet hot dogs or Hawaiian style shaved ice – there is a truck for that! Check out Discover Newports take on five local trucks.
Looking for a more diverse offering or to hire a truck for a private event check out PVD Food Truck events across RI.
Keeping it local? – Safe Harbor New England Boatworks has a food truck Saturday July 23.
Also check out Ragged Island’s New Taproom – they feature Food trucks most weekends – check the schedule before you head over.
Floor plans aren’t just important because buyers want them. They are also a tool . that is an essential part of your real estate marketing efforts for sellers and their agents. Here’s how:
1. Visual communication: Floor plans give homeowners the information they are looking for about the home’s structure, layout, and other “bones.” It allows them to see the size and location of these rooms, in a way that photos simply cannot express.
2. Help you sell faster: 20% of buyers need a floor plan to be interested. Adding a floor plan to your listing can increase buyer click-through by 52%, according to SmartDraw.
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