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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Second Star to the Right: A Tale of Hook and Pan

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16 Can’t Miss Events in Newport This September

Discover the best, biggest and most popular events happening in and around Newport, Rhode Island this September For a full listing of events, visit our Events Calendar. One. newportFILM presents Maurizo Cattelan: Be Right Back – September 1, 2016: newportFILM’s final outdoor screening of the summer will be “Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back” on the Lawn of


Final Boarding Call: Newport-Providence Ferry Set to Wrap Up 2016 Season on Labor Day

The Newport-Providence Ferry will wrap up their 2016 season and pilot program on Labor Day, the service has proved popular with Rhode Islanders and visitors alike. The vessel, named the Ocean State, saw immediate success with 1,000 riding during Fourth Of July Weekend and 5,000 tickets sold in it’s first twelve days. On August 7th,


UPDATE: Donald Trump Cancels Newport Fundraiser, Hopes To Reschedule

What’sUpNewp was among the first to announce that Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump would be in Newport on Friday night for a campaign fundraiser. On Monday afternoon, the Providence Journal reported that a scheduling conflict will keep Trump from attending and that the fundraiser will have to be rescheduled. Previous Story Republican Presidential Candidate Donald


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Newport Maven: Jacki Lane

As many of you know, lululemon has opened a seasonal pop-up shop here in Newport, Rhode Island for the second year in a row. Last years pop-up shop was located on William’s Street while this year the beach inspired store is on 17 Tuoro Street has been open since May 20th and runs hours Monday

Things To Do

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10+ Great Things To Do In Newport This Week: August 29 – September 2

Discover the best events, activities and things to do in and around Newport, RI this week. Monday, August 29th 8 pm – Laughter for Locals at The Firehouse Theater Tuesday, August 30th 5:30pm – Summer Concert Series with Louis Vaughan Trio at Sweet Berry Farm 5:30pm – Arts Behind the Scenes – Fiber Art Paints at Newport Congregational Church 6pm

Arts & Entertainment

Where To Find Live Music and Entertainment This Week: August 29 – September 2

Wondering where to find karaoke, trivia, live music, dancing, comedy or some other form of fun entertainment this week in Newport, RI? Here’s what’s happening around the City-By-The-Sea….   Monday, August 29th Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am. No cover. Fifth Element: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm to 10pm


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Why ‘Car Crashes Into Building’ is Becoming A More Common Headline

In the last 16 months, there have been several different incidents where we’ve had to run a headline that reads something like “car crashes into _________”. You can fill in those previous mentioned blanks with Andria Bird Bridal (May 2, 2015), Libby Kirwin Real Estate (May 5, 2015) Mama Leones (March 26, 2016) and Micki’s Laundromat (August 26, 2016).


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What’sUpNewp Is Giving Away The Ultimate Newport Classic Yacht Regatta Experience

What’sUpNewp, in partnership with the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS), is giving away the ultimate Labor Day Weekend experience. On Labor Day Weekend, IYRS will host the 37th Annual Newport Classic Yacht Regatta, the third and final leg of the North American Circuit of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. What You Win What’sUpNewp  is offering the


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In Pictures: Naval Station Newport’s 2016 Salute To Summer Concert and Fireworks Show

Naval Station Newport hosted their annual ‘Salute To Summer’ on Saturday, August 27th at Dewey Field. The free event featured live music and entertainment by Navy Band Northeast, plenty of activities for children and a fireworks show. Here’s some of our favorite photos that were shared on social media of the free concert, activities and

Best Of Newport

Best Places To Brunch in Newport

This story was originally published on January 5, 2015. It has been updated. Photo by Visual Manor  Brunch, the delicious combination of breakfast, lunch and alcohol consumed usually during the late morning, can now be found in many of the most popular restaurants across Newport. Until recently it could only mostly be found on Sundays

Arts & Entertainment

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15+ Great Things To Do This Weekend in Newport: August 26 – 28

Discover the best events, activities and things to do this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Live Music Listings: Here’s where to find live music, comedy and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport. Friday, August 26th 1pm: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Trinity Church 2pm – 4pm: Trunk Show-Antique Button Jewelry at Marble House 7pm: Live music

Arts & Entertainment

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Where To Find Live Music and Entertainment This Weekend in Newport: August 26 – 28

Discover the best entertainment, comedy and live music happening around Newport, RI this weekend. Looking for more than live music and entertainment? Here’s a look at 15+ Great Things To Do This Weekend in Newport. If you find value in these listings, please consider supporting the venues in bold. These are the businesses who make


On This Day In Newport History – August 27, 1995: Tiger Woods Wins 1995 U.S. Amateur Championship in Newport

In celebration of the U.S. Amateur Championship centennial, the Newport Country Club hosted the 1995 U.S. Amateur Championship. At age 19, Tiger Woods became the ninth player to win back-to-back Amateur championships when he defeated  Buddy Marucci on August 27th at the 1995 US Amateur at Newport Country Club. Following an outstanding amateur and two-year college golf