In June of 1772 brave colonists from Rhode Island burned the British revenue schooner, HMS Gaspee, during what has become recognized as the first bloodshed of the American Revolution. For the past 47 years the village of Pawtuxet, RI has commemorated this act with our annual Gaspee Days Celebration. Please join us as we celebrate [...]
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“Hot dogs, peanuts, and of course delicious thirst quenching lager beer all help make baseball more enjoy.” Curt Gowdy said it best during broadcasts in the 1950s. Today, Fenway Park turns 100. Since Narragansett was the official sponsor of Red Sox Baseball from 1944-1975, let’s all toast a Gansett to 100 years of baseball history. [...]
Rain or shine we’ll all be celebrating Irish heritage in good spirits this Saturday. It’s the 56th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day parade. This year it falls right on St. Patrick’s Day itself. You better believe we have a float.
Rhode Island Brewery History Here’s a great slideshow covering the entire history of brewing in Rhode Island including the Famous Narragansett Brewery. This may take a while so you might want to grab a cold one. Thanks to Greg Theberge for sending this to us. Click the right arrow to the bottom right to scroll [...]
Former Rhode Island Governor, J. Joseph Garrahy passed away late yesterday at 81. Some of you may not know that he was a Narragansett Goodwill Man before his days in office. Today we remember him and honor the great things he accomplished while in office.
Remember Rocky Point Park in Warwick Neck? It was one of New England’s best amusement parks and a premium vacation spot. Everyone still remembers the clam cakes and chowder in the Shore Dinner Hall. Just like the ones in the photo from the 70s. Notice the couple of Gansett bottles on the table too.