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October 20, 2018

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10 Most Popular Stories from September 2016

As expected, September was one of the busiest months when it came to events, fundraisers and activities around the City-By-The-Sea. While covering dozens of events and posting hundreds of stories in the month of August, it’s the news that’s unexpected, original and breaking news that saw the most traffic on www.whatsupnewp.com. More than 57,000 unique

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What’s Up For This Weekend In Newport: September 30 – October 2

Discover the best events, activities and things to do this weekend in and around Newport. Looking for entertainment, comedy or entertainment this weekend, here’s Newport’s Entertainment Listings: September 30 – October 2. Friday, September 30 Throughout Day – 2016 MELGES 32 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP at Fort Adams 4:30pm – Don’t Think Twice at Jane Pickens Theater 5pm – Fall Exhibitions

Harvard University Sailing Team and Sail To Prevail Team Up to Create Formal Partnership

A three-year pilot program at Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.) has culminated in a formal partnership between the University’s sailing team and Rhode Island-based Sail To Prevail, the not-for-profit organization that has pioneered overcoming adversity through the sport of sailing. Michael O’Connor (Foxboro, Mass.), the Crimson’s Head Sailing Coach, felt that not only should his student-athletes

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40 Facts You Might Not Know About Newport, RI

The What’sUpNewp Crew has curated some weird, random, wonderful and fun facts about Newport, RI and Aquidneck Island. We hope you’ll find them interesting or at least learn something… This story was originally published on September 30, 2015; it has been republished due to popularity. 1 – The White Horse Tavern, standing since 1652, has

Behind the Scenes: Newport Opera House Theater Restoration

While the Opera House Theater presents Lost Newport tonight at its partner venue, Jane Pickens Theater, the nearby doors of the opera house remain closed as renovations continue in advance of its December 2017 opening. The revitalization of Rhode Island’s oldest surviving theater building began in spring of this year and involves major structural work

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September 29th is National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day, an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, is celebrated in the United States on September 29th. Also celebrating National Coffee Day on September 29th is Australia, Canada, Scotland, Belgium, England, Ethiopia, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, United States, Japan, Austria, Romania, Philippines and Taiwan. Take

The Newport Opera House Theater presents Paul Miller’s “Lost Newport”

On Wednesday evening,The Newport Opera House Theater will present author Paul Miller for a discussion of his acclaimed book “Lost Newport,” an evocative guide to more than 100 cottages built from the early 1800s through early 1900s. Miller is scheduled to give a fascinating talk on Newport’s vanished architecture that will honor the history of

The Big Lebowski and The Blues Brothers to Appear on the Big Screen at Jane Pickens Theater

Following the success of What’sUpNewp‘s Jaws Summer Party in July, What’sUpNewp has partnered with Jane Pickens Theater to bring two more classic films to the big screen of the historic theater! The Big Lebowski – Thursday, September 29th Join us on September 29th for a special screening of The Big Lebowski, the quintessential comedy cult

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