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RI Marine Archaeology Project announces 2019 Endeavour Study Plans

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) announced today that they will kick off the 2019 season with a media event 9:00-10:00...

Trinity Church Rector departing for new opportunity in Baltimore

Trinity Church, the oldest Episcopal congregation in Rhode Island, has announced the departure of their Rector, The Rev. Canon Anne Marie Richards....

VIDEO: City Council Workshop on Municipal Budget and Department Budgets

Newport City Council held a workshop on April 17th focused on the Municipal Budget and Department Budgets. The 1 hour and 42...

Agenda for April 24th Newport City Council meeting published

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:30 pm at City Hall. The agenda...

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company purchases Braven Brewing Company IP Assets

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company announced in a press release today they have agreed to purchase the intellectual property assets of...

16 from Newport County complete 2019 Boston Marathon

Going into the 2019 Boston Marathon, 18 residents from Newport County were signed up to participate in the 123rd edition of the...

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Newport Art Museum to welcome Spring Exhibition, Avant Gardens

The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition this spring entitled Avant Gardens featuring the work of contemporary...

Newport Art Museum to welcome Jodie Mim Goodnough: Biophilia

The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition this spring featuring work by Jodie Mim Goodnough entitled Biophilia. Goodnough is a Providence-based...

Centennial Speaker Series: Dr. David Kohnen will speak about ‘Army-Navy Baseball Games at Cardines Field in the 1920s’ on April 10

Seamen's Church Institute Centennial Speaker Series will feature Dr. David Kohnen, a retired Commander of the US Navy and...

Newport Art Museum to welcome FUSION Pop-up Shop curated by The Sandee Saunders Project

Newport, RI - The Newport Art Museum, in collaboration with The Sandee Saunders Project, is pleased to present FUSION...

Kristen Coates opens new store on Bellevue Avenue

Newport gallerist Kristen Coates is pleased to announce the opening of her new store at 152 Bellevue Avenue.  

Seaport Shines, a unique Moonshine that calls Newport its home

It ain’t your grand-pappy's Moonshine. No backyard still, cleaned perhaps annually, hidden in the trees behind the barn. Transported...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer William Taubman to discuss Gorbachev’s legacy in Putin era at Salve on April 25

Salve Regina University has announced that William Taubman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who authored the first comprehensive biography of the Soviet Union’s...

Newport Art Museum to welcome ‘Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture’

The Newport Art Museum is pleased to welcome Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture, a traveling exhibition organized by the Norton Museum...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community in the North End

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #68: A special Newport Art Museum opening and the Daffodil Festival continues

This is an exciting week in Newport with several big events on tap for visitors and residents alike.

Discover Newport: Spring into action across The Classic Coast

Discover Newport, the official destination management organization dedicated to promoting the City of Newport and the eight surrounding coastal townships in...

Newport’s Daffy Days window decorating contest winners announced

To celebrate Newport’s Daffodil Days, over 20 Newport businesses have gone daffy, decorating their storefront windows in bright yellow festive displays. The...

ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC

What’s up in Newport this weekend: April 19 – 21

Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this weekend, enjoy! Weather...

Phosphorescent added to 2019 Newport Folk Festival lineup

Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival lineup announcements have begun and we're keeping track of the latest right here.

What to do in Newport this week: April 16 – 22

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, RI this week. Tuesday, April 16th

Michael Corrente coming to Newport for screening of ‘Outside Providence’ on May 1st

When What'sUpNewp and Jane Pickens Theater host a 20th Anniversary celebration and screening of Outside Providence on May 1st, there will be...

What’s Up in Newport this weekend: April 12 – 14

Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend, Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th.

LIVING IN NEWPORT

VIDEO: April 18th City Council Workshop on Municipal Department Budgets

Newport City Council met on Thursday night for over two hours to host a workshop on Municipal Department Budgets. Watch the video...

Million Dollar Listing: Home on Seastones Drive in Portsmouth fetches $1.425 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 11 Seastones Drive in Portsmouth for $1,425,000. This transaction...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community in the North End

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing...

Sardella’s opens Imbriglio’s Pizza Napoletana

Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano has announced that they have opened a new restaurant next door to them on Memorial Boulevard.

Trinity Church Rector departing for new opportunity in Baltimore

Trinity Church, the oldest Episcopal congregation in Rhode Island, has announced the departure of their Rector, The Rev. Canon Anne Marie Richards....

VIDEO: City Council Workshop on Municipal Budget and Department Budgets

Newport City Council held a workshop on April 17th focused on the Municipal Budget and Department Budgets. The 1 hour and 42...

BARS & RESTAURANTS

Sardella’s opens Imbriglio’s Pizza Napoletana

Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano has announced that they have opened a new restaurant next door to them on Memorial Boulevard.

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company purchases Braven Brewing Company IP Assets

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company announced in a press release today they have agreed to purchase the intellectual property assets of...

Stoneacre Tapas sold

Stoneacre Brasserie has confirmed with What'sUpNewp that they have sold Stoneacre Tapas at 515 Thames Street and will not be opening for...

Smoke House will reopen for the season on April 28th

Smoke House, Newport’s place to enjoy BBQ cookin’ and mason jar cocktails, will reopen for the 2019 season on Sunday, April 28th.

Daily deals, specials, and offers at Newport restaurants (Updated)

Newport, RI - Looking for cheap eats or dining deals in and around Newport? Here are some of the best cheap eats, happy hours,...

Ben & Jerry’s on Thames Street will participate in ‘Free Cone Day’ on April 9th

Ben & Jerry’s on Thames Street will celebrate Free Cone Day in the tastiest way possible….with free cups and cones of your favorite ice...

HEALTH, FITNESS, SAILING, & SPORTS

Newport International Boat Show names The Leukemia Cup Regatta its 2019 Charitable Partner

Newport Boat Show announced its 2019 Charitable Partner today, The Leukemia Cup Regatta. The Announcement Newport...

16 from Newport County complete 2019 Boston Marathon

Going into the 2019 Boston Marathon, 18 residents from Newport County were signed up to participate in the 123rd edition of the...

Defending Champion Steve Johnson to play Hall of Fame Open this summer

Steve Johnson has committed to returning to Newport to defend his title at the Hall of Fame Open, set for July 14...

What’sUpPodcast: John Longley on Newport, ’83 America’s Cup, Endeavour Replica Project, and more

Fremantle, Western Australia - John Longley AM may just be the most interesting man in the world. John...

What’sUpPodcast: Stuart Walton, General Manager of Royal Perth Yacht Club

Crowley, Western Australia - Let's get to it, I know you're wondering...why have I heard about or why should I care about...

The Newport Night Run returns this weekend

Gray Matter Marketing and the Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) continue their annual partnership on the Newport Night Run, an after-hours 5K...

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Stoneacre Tapas sold

Stoneacre Brasserie has confirmed with What'sUpNewp that they have sold Stoneacre Tapas at 515 Thames Street and will not be opening for...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community in the North End

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing...

Who’s hiring in Newport right now? Gurney’s, Newport Vineyards, and 130 other local businesses

Looking for a new job, gig, or career? Here's who's hiring right now in and around Newport, Rhode Island.

Million Dollar Listing: Home on Seastones Drive in Portsmouth fetches $1.425 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 11 Seastones Drive in Portsmouth for $1,425,000. This transaction...

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LIVING IN NEWPORT

VIDEO: April 18th City Council Workshop on Municipal Department Budgets

Newport City Council met on Thursday night for over two hours to host a workshop on Municipal Department Budgets. Watch the video...

Million Dollar Listing: Home on Seastones Drive in Portsmouth fetches $1.425 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 11 Seastones Drive in Portsmouth for $1,425,000. This transaction...

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project to celebrate hope and community in the North End

The Annual Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project will return to Newport’s North End neighborhood this spring. The event involves a growing...

Sardella’s opens Imbriglio’s Pizza Napoletana

Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano has announced that they have opened a new restaurant next door to them on Memorial Boulevard.

Trinity Church Rector departing for new opportunity in Baltimore

Trinity Church, the oldest Episcopal congregation in Rhode Island, has announced the departure of their Rector, The Rev. Canon Anne Marie Richards....

VIDEO: City Council Workshop on Municipal Budget and Department Budgets

Newport City Council held a workshop on April 17th focused on the Municipal Budget and Department Budgets. The 1 hour and 42...

Agenda for April 24th Newport City Council meeting published

Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:30 pm at City Hall. The agenda...

Who’s hiring in Newport right now? Gurney’s, Newport Vineyards, and 130 other local businesses

Looking for a new job, gig, or career? Here's who's hiring right now in and around Newport, Rhode Island.

REAL ESTATE

Million Dollar Listing: Home on Seastones Drive in Portsmouth fetches $1.425 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 11 Seastones Drive in Portsmouth for $1,425,000. This transaction...

Local real estate agents named as recipients of Rhode Island Monthly’s Professional Excellence in Real Estate Awards

Rhode Island Monthly has announced their first annual Professional Excellence in Real Estate honorees. This program was put together to provide readers...

Million Dollar Listing: Carrollton House sells for $1.02 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of Carrollton House (c. 1850), located at 11 Clay Street in Newport. The property...

The Brenton Hotel will make its debut in Spring 2020

The first major milestone in the construction of Newport’s newest luxury boutique hotel, the Brenton Hotel, took place last week as demolition...

AIPC: Residents have their voices heard on the issue of housing on Aquidneck Island

The following press release is from the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. On Friday, March 15, Aquidneck Island Planning Commission...

SOLUTIONS

There is a national housing crisis for the poor … and it’s getting worse

Millions of Americans struggle every day, often not knowing where they’ll sleep at night, whether they can put food on the table,...

AIPC: Residents have their voices heard on the issue of housing on Aquidneck Island

The following press release is from the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. On Friday, March 15, Aquidneck Island Planning Commission...

Affordable Housing: The solution wrests in our “Political Will”

This is the final story in WhatsUpNewp’s in-depth look at affordable housing in Rhode Island. Of course, we'll continue to follow up on leads...