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NEWS

RITBA considering adding observatory deck, bike/pedestrian lane to Newport Pell Bridge

Jamestown, RI - Bike/pedestrian paths and even an enclosed observatory tower on the top of the Newport Pell Bridge could all be in the...

City to mark planting of 1,000,000 daffodils on November 19th

Newport, RI - Newport’s Daffodillion is living up to its name. On Monday, Nov. 19, City leaders will join with organizers of the Newport...

Today In Newport – November 14: Weather forecast and things to do

Newport, RI - Here's what's up for the day ahead in and around Newport. Weather: Today - Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest...

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ARTS & CULTURE

10Best: Rough Point, The Breakers among ‘Best Holiday Historic Home Tour’ nominees

Newport, RI - Newport Restoration Foundation's Rough Point and The Preservation Society of Newport County's The Breakers are among the 20 vying to be named "Best...

First Attested Black Mutual Aid Society in Nation Was Formed in Newport on November 10, 1780

Photo: Peter Bours house (47 Division Street), Location of AUS as early as 1781 On November 10, 1780, the African Union Society (AUS) of Newport, Rhode...

Newport Art Museum will host Providence Children’s Film Festival Community Jury Night!

Newport, RI - Newport Art Museum continues its commitment to showcasing art in all media when it will host the Providence Children's Film Festival for a...

Bowen’s Wharf: Shopping spree, Block Party, Christmas Tree Lighting, and more planned for holiday season

Newport, RI - Bowen's Wharf will certainly live up to its nickname as "The Anchor of Newport" this holiday season. This year the Bowen's Wharf...

Audrain Automobile Museum announce plans to host inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week

Newport, RI - The Audrain Automobile Museum has announced plans to host their inaugural Audrain's Newport Concours & Motor Week. Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor...

Newport Historical Society will celebrate Museum Store Sunday with a Silhouette Event

The Newport Historical Society will be participating in the second annual Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. Deborah O’Connor, silhouette artist, will be at...

THINGS TO DO

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DINE & DRINK

11 Coziest Places to Eat and Drink in Newport This Winter

When it's cold in Newport, sometimes you just need to go somewhere cozy. Whether you're catching up with old friends during a holiday break, enjoying dinner...

Where to eat on Thanksgiving in Newport

Newport, RI - Whether you’re far away from home and can’t make it back or just to prefer to eat out and keep it...

Middletown Papa Gino’s among 95 stores abruptly closed across New England (Updated)

Massachusetts-based pizza franchise Papa Gino's abruptly closed nearly one hundred of its stores across New England this weekend including the franchise's location at 619 West Main...

Aquidneck Growers Saturday Market moves indoors for the winter season

(New hours and new vendors for the Island's Saturday year-round farmers market! Photo via Aquidneck Growers Market) Middletown, RI - The Saturday farmers market will...

Newport Restaurant Week returns November 2 – 11

(Brick Alley Pub is among the 50+ restaurants participating in Fall Newport Restaurant Week this November) More than 55 restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties...

Newport’s 7 Best Tacos for National Taco Day (October 4)

Today is National Taco Day! There are countless variations of tacos that can be found in Newport, as many restaurants get creative with their use...
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LIVING IN NEWPORT

City to mark planting of 1,000,000 daffodils on November 19th

Newport, RI - Newport’s Daffodillion is living up to its name. On Monday, Nov. 19, City leaders will join with organizers of the Newport...

Who’s hiring? 50 new job opportunities in and around Newport

Newport, RI - Want to get in a new job before the new year? Check out these 50 new job opportunities in and around Newport. ...

Clean Ocean Access report details safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across Aquidneck Island

Middletown, RI - Clean Ocean Access (COA) today releases its quarterly Public Access Report detailing the safety and status of 50 public rights-of-way across...

Clean Ocean Access volunteers collect more than 600 pounds of debris in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, RI - On Saturday, November 11th, Clean Ocean Access organized two separate coastal cleanups in Portsmouth, one at Weaver Cove and the other...

More than $22,500 awarded to Newport Public School teachers and local organizations

Newport, RI - The Newport Public Education Foundation, Inc. has announced that they have awarded over $20,000 in teacher and community enrichment grants to...

Daffodillion: One millionth daffodil bulb to be planted in front of City Hall on November 19th

Newport, RI - Yes, it’s finally a DAFFO-DILLION. At 10:30 am on Monday, November 19, Newport’s one millionth daffodil bulb will be planted on the front...

Letter To The Editor: Terri Cortvriend – Thank you District 72

Thank you District 72 Thank you to everyone that came out to vote.  A special thanks to those who showed up to support my campaign....

EFC Newport to serve as drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child

Middletown, RI - For the second year in a row, Evangelical Friends Church (EFC) Newport will serve as the host drop-off location for shoeboxes...

SOLUTIONS

HousingWorks Fact Book provides data as conversation shifts to economic benefits of affordable housing

(Note: Over the last few weeks WhatsUpNewp has been exploring affordable housing issues. Last Friday, HousingWorksRI released its annual Fact Book, providing a detailed...

New research shows housing affordability continues to evade many Rhode Islanders

The 2018 Housing Fact Book released today by HousingWorks RI (HWRI) at Roger Williams University reveals that housing affordability remains a critical problem across the state...

Podcast: From homeless to a soon-to-be college graduate, the Joe Glennon story

Westerly, RI - On any given day in Rhode Island, there are more than 1,000 men, women, and children living in emergency shelters, cars,...

ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC

What’s Up: Live music and entertainment listings (Nov. 13 – 19)

Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport County this week. Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is...

Navy Band Northeast’s Jazz Combo will perform at free holiday concert in Middletown on December 2nd

Middletown, RI - Navy Band Northeast’s Jazz Combo will perform a holiday concert at Calvary United Methodist Church on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The concert...

What’s Up: Live music and entertainment in and around Newport this week (Nov. 7 – 12)

Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport County this week. Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is...

What’s Up Radio: The War and Treaty

After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...
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REAL ESTATE

Newport native gets prestigious new role at Randall Realtors

Charlestown, RI - The Randall Family of Companies, New England’s coastal real estate specialists with 35 offices and more than 650 agents across RI, CT...

Million Dollar Listing: Water view home in Jamestown fetches $1.05 million

Jamestown, RI - Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 283 Highland Drive in Jamestown for $1,050,000. Nancy Cresser, Lila Delman Sales...

Oceanfront home in Little Compton sold for $4.5 million

Little Compton, RI – The oceanfront home at 39 Taylor’s Lane South has sold for $4,550,000. Offering vaulted, wood beam ceilings and a magnificent...

Million Dollar Listing: ‘The Playhouse’ on Ocean Ave in Newport sells for $6.9 million

Teri Degnan Real Estate & Consulting, LTD has announced the purchase of “The Playhouse” at 294 Ocean Avenue in Newport for $6,999,000. “My clients were...

Newport County YMCA purchases the land its building sits on from The John Clarke Trust

The Newport County YMCA has announced that they will be purchasing the land that their YMCA building is built on at 792 Valley Road...

PEOPLE & PROFILES

What’s Up Radio – November 12th: Veterans Day, Newport’s million dollar neighborhoods, and more

Newport, RI - Another edition of What's Up Radio is here. We start off the conversation reminding people that this (What's Up Radio) is a...

What’s Up Radio: The War and Treaty

After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...

Podcast: A conversation with John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island

With less than two weeks until the election, John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins WUN's Frank Prosnitz on this...

HEALTH, FITNESS, SAILING & SPORTS

Arc of Diver: Mele to take a chance in Transatlantic Race 2019 with ‘Triple Lindy’

Newport, RI - For Joe Mele, a 55-year-old retired doctor of internal medicine in New York City and fantastical stunt diver, ocean racing is...

Newport Gulls: Fifth class of Hall of Famers selected

Newport, RI - Seven Newport Gulls Alumnus will enter the Newport Gulls Hall of Fame on February 2, 2019, according to a press release...

Newport County YMCA will host 33rd Annual Pie Run on November 22nd

Middletown, RI - The Newport County YMCA will host the 33rd Annual Pie Run held on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 22, 2018. The race, originally...

Amica Newport Marathon Recognized as ‘Best Marathon’ in Rhode Island

Photo Credit: Clancy Creative/Amica Newport Marathon Newport, RI - The results are in, and the Amica Newport Marathon has been recognized by RaceRaves as the top...

BUSINESS

Bridge to Fitness will host multiple holiday fundraisers, drives to benefit Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

Middletown, RI - Bridge to Fitness will be holding a variety of fundraisers, special events, food pantry, and toy drives, from now until just...

Newport native gets prestigious new role at Randall Realtors

Charlestown, RI - The Randall Family of Companies, New England’s coastal real estate specialists with 35 offices and more than 650 agents across RI, CT...

People’s Credit Union CEO, Ellen Ford, receives Sandra J. Pattie Distinguished Leadership Award

Photo - Ellen Ford (right) - CEO, People's Credit Union People's Credit Union CEO, Ellen Ford, was recently recognized with the Sandra J. Pattie Distinguished...

Middletown Papa Gino’s among 95 stores abruptly closed across New England (Updated)

Massachusetts-based pizza franchise Papa Gino's abruptly closed nearly one hundred of its stores across New England this weekend including the franchise's location at 619 West Main...