January News From Our Sponsors

Date:    Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Alex and Ani CEO Giovannia Feroce named Rhode Island Man of the Year.  "In 2013, no one man has done more to transform Rhode Island's self-confidence than Giovanni Feroce" announced the editors of GoLocaProvl.com news agency.  In just four short years, he helped to grow a small Rhode Island jewelry company from just $4 million in sales to over $200 million. "No favorite son has spent more time and energy reinvesting in the Ocean State, between rebuilding a manufacturing base, to multiple million dollar donations to colleges in the state, to growing jobs."Hurry in to your Rhode Island BMW Center today and test drive a new BMW X5. For each test drive BMW will make a donation to Team USA. Visit us at rhodeislandbmw.com for more details. BMW. We only make one thing. The Ultimate Driving Machine.

Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa will participate in the Newport Winter Festival with Polar Pineapples - Rhode Island's largest ice bar!  With an actual bar made of ice, enjoy views of the bay while sipping on a variety of a signature infused "Ice-tinis" or specialty hot cocktails while sitting by the heaters on Feb. 14-16 and 20-22 starting at 4pm each day.  And if you want to get friendlier, kick off the Winter Fest with a pillow fight! Join us on Valentine’s Day, Fri. Feb.14th at 4pm for a pillow fight on the back lawn! Feathers will be flying at this fun filled event so be sure to tell everyone you know. To join in on the fun, bring a DOWN pillow with NO zipper.  www.newport.hyatt.com 

Vanderbilt International Properties lists stunning bespoke harborfront penthouse overlooking Newport harbor at the Vanderbilt Residences. Rooftop deck features classic New England architecture. Owners enjoy a full array of on-site management and guaranteed priority dockage. $3,275,000.  For more info,  www.VanderbiltResidences.com<http://www.VanderbiltResidences.com>

Forty 1° North has the answer to fill those empty Monday nights now that football season is over. Sample the master collection of whiskies over a game of billiards in the library. The fireplace is roaring, Alfred Hitchcock movies are playing in the background on loop, and a bartender is nearby waiting to cater to your whiskey needs. Grab a glass and sink into one of the oversize arm chairs while you wait for your turn to shoot.

Newport Life Magazine is excited to announce The Newport Bridal Show's "Friday 5@5" Lenox Gift Giveaway! Each Friday at 5pm leading up to the show, we will randomly select 5 winners to receive a fun gift from Lenox, one of our Grand Prize Sponsors. No purchase necessary, click here for more info!" This is the link they can click through to -http://www.newportweddingexpo.com/FridayGiveaway.html?show.id=3262.

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte was again the Champagne of celebration at the Critic's Choice Movie Awards for the third year in a row. The big winners of the night were the whole ensemble from American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave for Best Picture, Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor in Dallas Buyers Club, and Cate Blanchette for Best Actress in Blue Jasmine. Attendees included Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks,  Amy Adams and Leonardo Dicaprio who poured CNF from a magnum to all his friends to toast his winning for best actor in a comedy for the Wolfe of Wall Street.

2014 leads McGrath Clambakes, Inc. into their 45th year of business! McGrath’s offers Traditional Old Fashioned Clambakes as well a variety of other menus. They cater all types of events from weddings and rehearsal dinners to social parties and corporate events. Call 401-847-7743 or email info@riclambake.com to plan your event today!  www.riclambake.com