Tuesday, March 12, 2013

St. Patrick's Day in Newport

St. Patrick's Day celebrating will be starting soon! Have you made plans? Here are some events to enjoy in Newport:
  • St. Patrick's Day Beer Dinner: Friday, March 15th. Muse by Jonathan Cartwright located at the Vanderbilt Grace offers a St. Patrick's Day Menu paired with beers from local brewery, Newport Storm.
  • Newport St. Patrick's Day Parade: The 57th annual St. Patrick's Day parade will be held on Saturday, March 16th. The parade begins at 11:00 am at City Hall, runs through Washington Square, down Thames Street, and ends at St. Augustine's Church.
St. Patrick's Day celebrating is notorious for green beer and lots of Irish drink. Please be responsible! Lands End Limousine will be happy to be your designated driver so you can relax and let loose! Call for reservations!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Limousine Trivia

Limousines almost always catch the attention of others when they drive down the road, but have you ever wondered about the history of limousines?  Here are some interesting facts:
  • The word limousine comes from a region of France called Limousin. It is said that the compartments physically resembled the hoods worn by the local shepherds.
  • The first automobile limousine was built in 1902.
  • The first stretch limousine was built in Arkansas in 1928.
  • Originally, limousines were often used to transport big bands and were called "big band buses."
So now you're ready to impress your friends the next time ride in a limousine or see when driving by! For your limousine needs, call Lands End Limousines.