Lip-Smackin’, Thirst-Quenchin’,
Always Happenin’ Broadway!

In Newport, Rhode Island there is one place that locals go to have a good time, shop at great stores and meet friends — and that is the Local Broadway District. Check out 6 blocks of awesome, packed with great bars, indie restaurants, coffee shops, live music, and more.  See a show.  Rent a bike.  Explore vintage clothes, a bakery, kitchen store, and some quirky shops you have to see for yourself. Plus great parks and café seating. Come on by and join the fun!

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Find Freedom on Broadway

America’s freedom began on Broadway. Before the Boston Tea Party, there was the Newport Stamp Act Riot of 1765. Per the news of the day, “the chief contrivers…sent into the street strong Drink in plenty with Cheshire cheese and other provocatives to…riot.” See where it happened at the Old Colony House, and the Wanton Lyman Hazard House. Then get your own good time going on Broadway.

The world is your oyster on Broadway with our brand new streetscape and parking spots! Please note that parking times are limited so be sure to check the street signs around you before exploring our neighborhood. For a full list of additional parking locations, select the full screen option on the Google Map below.

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