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May 25, 2017

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Ryan Belmore, a Newport resident and life-long Rhode Islander, is the Editor & Publisher of www.whatsupnewp.com. Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Belmore was the digital/social media coordinator for the '15 Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and has previously worked for the New England Patriots, American Cancer Society and hosted a radio talk show on AM 1540 WADK. Contact Ryan by phone at 401-662-1653, by e-mail at Ryan@whatsupnewp.com or on Twitter at @Ryan_Belmore.

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Experts Predict This Weekend Will See The Highest Memorial Day Travel Volume Since 2005

More than one million more travelers than last year are expected to take to the roads, skies, rails and water nationally this weekend to create the highest Memorial Day travel volume since 2005, according to Discover Newport. Nearly 40 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the holiday weekend, AAA

Gurney’s Will Debut The Pineapple Club, Scarpetta and Other New Amenities This Weekend

Debuting this Memorial Day Weekend, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina will unveil Scarpetta, a critically acclaimed modern Italian restaurant with locations in Las Vegas, Montauk and Philadelphia; The Pineapple Club (an upgraded Pineapples by the Bay), bedecked in day beds and a splash-worthy restaurant and bar surrounding the Gurney’s pool; a refreshed lobby; and 257

Man Charged with Committing Armed Robbery at Yankee Candle in Newport

The Newport Police Department has charged a 43-year-old man with armed robbery, according to the following press release distributed by Newport Police Department on Wednesday. “On Monday, May 22, 2017, at about 7:15 p.m., multiple Newport Police Officers responded to the Yankee Candle on America’s Cup Avenue for an armed robbery report. The suspect produced

What’s Happening, New and To Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Newport

Memorial Day weekend is here, can you believe it? Seems like yesterday, we were shoveling snow. Anyway, Newport is the place to kick-off off Summer of 2017! Here’s what’s up for the weekend ahead, enjoy it! Looking for live music listings? Head here – Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment This Memorial Day Weekend in

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Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment This Memorial Day Weekend in Newport

Here’s where to find your most complete listings for live music, comedy, karaoke and dancing this weekend in and around Newport, RI. You Might Also Like –What’s Happening, New and To Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Newport Editor’s Note – Those with links (underline/highlighted in blue) are our partners. Please consider supporting them and

29 Rogers High School Students Will Depart on 7-Day Voyage on Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry on Friday

29 students from Rogers High School in Newport are preparing for a seven-day voyage on board the 200-foot Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel. The students will depart Fort Adams State Park on Friday, May 26th, and may make stops at Cutty Hunk and Point Judith before sailing through the

RITBA Provides Traffic Advisory Alert, Update on Newport Pell Bridge Repair Project

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has provided the following advisory on construction activity for the Newport Pell Bridge in regards to the recently announced deck repair project. There will not be any construction activity or lane closures during the three day Memorial Day weekend from Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. RITBA

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International Tennis Hall of Fame to Amend Induction Policies in 2018

The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday that they have made changes to the policies that govern Hall of Fame induction, effective for the Class of 2018. The modifications include the addition of automatic ballot inclusion in the first year of eligibility for players who have attained extraordinary levels of achievement, the elimination

Newport Festival Foundation Will Present ‘A Bridge Together’ at Fort Adams on August 3rd

Bridgefest 2017, now in its second year under the auspices of Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. announced today that they will present A Bridge Together, a special Free concert and Newport Jazz Festival® “extra” that will take place on Thursday, August 3, at 6:30 pm on the Quad Stage at Fort Adams State Park.    

Environment Council of RI will Host Annual Meeting in Newport

The Environment Council of RI will host their 2017 Annual Meeting on Monday, June 5th at Emmanuel Church in Newport. The Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) is a coalition of over 60 Rhode Island organizations as well as individuals whose mission is to serve as an effective voice for developing and advocating policies and

Designer Series Launches in Bristol with Fleet of Ted Hood Designs

The first Designer Series–a new type of boating rendezvous that gives boat owners, the marine industry, and the public a chance to celebrate the sport’s iconic designers–will launch in Bristol in late July. The three-day event will be headquartered at the Herreshoff Marine Museum, July 21-23. The event will celebrate the genius of Ted Hood

12 Metre Class Announces ‘Road To The Worlds Waypoints Series’, Will Race in Newport in June

The International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the ROAD TO THE WORLDS WAYPOINTS Series, a three-year international 12 Metre (12mR) yacht competition starting in May of 2017 and culminating with the July 2019 12 Metre World Championship in Newport. Teams racing at specific WAYPOINTS-designated events in Northern Europe, Southern Europe,

2017 Newport Folk Festival: Joe Pug is the Latest Lineup Announcement

Newport, RI – The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of announces who will perform at the 2017 Festival via their unique rolling lineup announcements. The first announcement came on Folk Festival’s Facebook Page on Wednesday morning, when they announced Fleet Foxes would return to Fort Adams on Friday, July 28th. This story will be

Mike Smith to Unveil Economic Plan at Campaign Kickoff Tonight in Jamestown

Citing the need for a year-round economy, Michael “Mike” Smith, republican candidate for State Senate in District 13 (Jamestown, Newport), announced in a press release today that he will unveil parts of his economic plan at his Campaign Kickoff tonight in Jamestown. The event will be held at 6:30 pm at the Bay Voyage Restaurant

Now Hiring: 115+ Job Opportunities Available Right Now in Newport

Looking for a spring or summer gig? Or perhaps a new part-time job or new career? There are more than 100 companies in Newport hiring for all different positions, and in all sorts of industries right now! Featured Job Opportunities: Adventure Travel Company Needs a Part-Time Assistant Pinkberry Team Members & Shift Leaders Graphic Design/Signage

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