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Dear What’sUpNewp: “Any romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day?”

Dear What’sUpNewp is where we’ll regularly feature an audience question and have all or some of our editorial team members provide their answer. Want to submit a question? Send an email to ryan@whatsupnewp.com. We recently got the question while at an event – “Any romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day?” Here are some Valentine’s Day and

Dear What’sUpNewp: “What’s your favorite restaurant or bar that opened in 2017?”

Dear What’sUpNewp is where we’ll regularly feature an audience question and have all or some of our editorial team members provide their answer. Want to submit a question? Send an email to ryan@whatsupnewp.com. Ryan recently got the question while at an event – “What’s your favorite restaurant or bar that opened in 2017?” It’s a

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Fun, Interesting, Famous and Memorable Quotes About Newport, Rhode Island

{Photo via Frank G. Harris (1885)/Wikimedia Commons} Newport, RI has inspired many writers, celebrities, musicians and creative minds over the last several hundred years. While there’s never any shortage of things to say about The City-By-The-Sea, here are some of the most fun, interesting, famous and most memorable quotes about Newport, RI. ”One hundred years after the declaration

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25 things to do in and around Newport: Oct. 16 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend. Monday, October 16th Cruise ships in port: Seven Seas Mariner (Capacity: 700 passengers, 445 crew) & Crown Princess (Capacity: 3,080 passengers, 1,201 crew) 9:30 am – Drawing with Suzanne at Portsmouth Arts Guild 10 am – Free Flu Shots at Dr. Martin Luther King

What’sUpNewp and Caleb & Broad challenge community to help fill MLK’s food pantry shelves

“It’s better than last year…but the need is still there.” That’s the message from Marilyn Warren, Executive Director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center (MLK Center) about the Center’s food pantry inventory. For the second year in a row, Ryan Belmore (Owner of What’sUpNewp) and Rich Willis (Owner of Caleb & Broad and

POLL: What Do You Think Might be The Best Use of The Newport Grand Property

We’d like to know what you’re thinking. Beginning today, WhatsUpNewp and WhatsUpRhodeIsland will initiate weekly polling on a variety of topics. By participating you’ll be sending an important message to decisions, from your local city or town government to federal elected officials. Related Stories: November 10, 2016 – UPDATED: A Grand Goodbye – Casino Will Leave

UPDATED: A Grand Goodbye – Casino Will Leave Newport, Tiverton Bound

Once again Rhode Island voters were asked to approve building a full-scale casino, this time in Tiverton, near the Massachusetts border. Question 1, which appeared on the ballot statewide and also in Tiverton, narrowly passed both a statewide and local vote for approval on Tuesday. It is one of seven statewide referenda to be approved on the November ballot.

All Seven Statewide Questions Expected to Pass

When voters went to the polls today they not only voted to fill offices, from local school committee to the president, but also considered numerous bond issues, some potentially adding millions of dollars to the state and local debt, and potentially significantly changing how government operates in some communities. Traditionally, presidential elections draw out significant voter turnout and long

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2016 General Election: Live Newport Results

Polls closed in Rhode Island at 8:00 p.m., results will begin to display below after the polls close. Updates of unofficial results will occur every 5 – 10 minutes as new data becomes available. Attention: The below results are for Newport, for statewide results visit http://www.ri.gov/election/results/2016/general_election/. How Newport Voted: Results will begin to display after the

Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (May 6 – May 8)

Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Wondering what’s happening for live music, comedy and entertainment this weekend? Listings are here – Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (May 6 – May 8) (In chronological order) Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater: Fri.

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Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (May 6 – May 8)

Discover the best entertainment, comedy and live music happening around Newport, RI this weekend. Wondering what else is happening this weekend? Check this out – Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (May 6 – May 8) If you enjoy What’sUpNewp, please consider supporting those businesses in bold below!  They sponsor us and make what we

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