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Got 24 Hours in Providence? Here’s One Way to Spend It!

Deb Architecture, Travel 15 Comments

As luck would have it, I was recently invited to be a guest on┬áGoLocalLive in Providence, RI to speak to host Molly O’Brien about the genesis of The Front Door Project. While nervous for my first broadcasted interview, I was thrilled for the opportunity and decided to give myself a little extra time to familiarize myself with the third largest …

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7 Reasons to Visit Newport in the Winter

Deb Historic Doors, Holiday Doors 19 Comments

Have you ever considered going to Newport, RI in the winter? Normally Newport conjures up images of sun, surf and sailing in Narragansett Bay. However, there is something to be said for visiting a major summer tourist destination in the off-season. For the last two years we have visited Newport shortly after Christmas. The first time we weren’t sure what …

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Thursday Doors: A Winner in Newport!

Deb Holiday Doors, Thursday Doors 12 Comments

Every year, the city of Newport, RI hosts a Holiday Door Decorating Contest as part of its annual Christmas in Newport celebration throughout December. There are various categories including Residential, Restaurant, Bed & Breakfast and Commercial, and in the colonial tradition┬ámaterials used must be natural. Fruit, pine cones, various types of garland, fresh and dried flowers are just some of …