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October 19, 2018

Archives for October 2015

The 12 Most-Read Newport Stories of October 2015

Photo by Marial Maher/Visual Manor at The Bodhi Spa Here are the twelve most popular and most read What’sUpNewp stories that got you and everyone else talking in October! Interesting Fact – Even with a very small team, What’sUpNewp was the first to break and bring you the news of at least 50% of these stories before any

Success of Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Has Many Hoping For a More Impactful Second Visit

Written by Sean McNeill – Photo by Dan Nerney/Sail Newport Although it was the next-to-last day of October, there were good vibes reminiscent of last spring swirling around the Rhode Island State House on Friday. And then Governor Gina Raimondo told everyone why. “We’re here to announce that the Volvo Ocean Race is coming back

Newport RI News

Morning News & Notes | October 31

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Volvo Ocean Race Will Return to Newport: Organizers from Sail Newport, the State of Rhode Island, the RI Dept. of Environmental Management, Discover Newport, and the City of Newport have announced that Newport will once again

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Your Ultimate Newport Halloween Party Guide

This Halloween promises plenty of spooktacular events and parties at some of the area’s favorite places for you to enjoy. Looking for what’s happening in Newport in 2016? Visit here – http://whatsupnewp.com/top-halloween-events-parties-happening-newport-oct-28-31/ 1 – 7 Spooky Things to do in Newport This October 2 – The Best Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides to Visit

Prepare To Laugh Out Loud With Live Improv Comedy This Halloween Weekend

The Bit Players, Rhode Island’s most award-winning comedy troupe, will hit the stage five times this Halloween weekend with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. The Bit Players will host Family Friendly Freaky Funnies at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, their

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Volvo Ocean Race to Sail Back into Rhode Island for Only North American Stop in May 2018

The following is an official press release from Sail Newport/Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (October 30, 2015) – Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Paiva Weed, joined Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport today to announce the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in

Newport RI News

Morning News and Notes | October 30th

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Best Things To Do in Newport on Halloween Weekend: (What’sUpNewp) Newport Restaurant Group Promotes Chef to Restaurant Director: (Patch) Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment in Newport This Halloween Weekend: (What’sUpNewp) Photos: Hurricane Sandy

Newport RI News

Morning News and Notes

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; In Newport, Measuring Direct Benefits from Recent Tourism Awards is Tricky: What’s also tricky is keeping Newport positioned to earn the awards in the first place. Discover Newport’s Evan Smith explains. (Patch) Pasta Beach Hopes to

Pasta Beach Hopes to Open in New Location on Bellevue Before Summer of 2016

Photo Credit: Queenie Darleen Pasta Beach may soon be making the long anticipated move to their new home on Bellevue Avenue. A lawyer for Pasta Beach has recently shared a Status Update regarding their move from 7 Memorial Boulevard to 136-138 Bellevue Avenue with Newport City Council. The liquor license was transferred to the new location and

Newport RI News

Morning News and Notes | October 28

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; More Than 50 Local Restaurants Will Participate in Newport Restaurant Week: Savor three-course prix-fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $35 during Newport Restaurant Week, November 6 – 15. (What’sUpNewp) Latest Hotel Amenity: Books: Castle

Fort Adams Laser Tag

Host Your Own Laser Tag Battle at Fort Adams This Fall

After successfully hosting Laser Tag Battles at Fort Adams during Fortress of Nightmares, Fort Adams Trust has announced that they will continue to host laser tag battles until November 22nd for private parties, corporate retreats and children’s birthday parties. Using innovative technology supplied by E-Combat, taggers can point and shoot a harmless laser at their opponent and

Newport RI News

Newport, RI Morning News and Notes | October 27

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Newport Jazz Festival Flex Tickets are Back: Jazz fans can get a head start on their summer plans by purchasing flexible discount tickets to the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival®presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which is

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned to Celebrate Completiton of Universal Trail at Norman Bird Sanctuary

Members of the  public are invited to join the staff of Norman Bird Sanctuary on Monday, November 23rd to celebrate the completion of upgrades to the Universal Trail and the new trailhead entryway. The ADA-compliant Universal Trail offers an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to establish a connection to the natural world, and helps fulfill

Bike Newport

Now Hiring: Bike Newport is Looking For a New Program Manager

Bike Newport is currently accepting applications for the position of Program Manager. This position will assist with all elements of their work in improving bike education, infrastructure, and ridership in and around Newport, Rhode Island. The right candidate will be a personable, passionate, well-organized, detail-oriented, social media savvy, community loving, active transportation enthusiast who wants

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