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August 22, 2017


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Where To Find Brunch in Newport

. 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 across The City By The Sea, we’re happy to report that there has been an increase of

Newport’s BedJet is revolutionizing the sleep industry from small Brick Market headquarters

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently out-engineering, out-innovating and outselling the billion-dollar brands in the mattress industry.   That’s right. Quietly nestled among the shops in Goddard Row is the headquarters of BedJet, founded by Newport resident

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Here’s Your Chance to Perform with Island Moving Company

Participate in Island Moving Company’s Open For Dancing Festival this September! Island Moving Company is now seeking participants for it seventh Open for Dancing Festival that is scheduled for September 20-24, 2017. The company’s celebration of Newport’s historic landscapes through site-specific dance features three choreographers working in diverse landscapes with companies of dancers made up of the


Now Hiring In Newport: IYRS – Development Associate

International Yacht Restoration School of Technology and Trades (IYRS) IYRS is a unique school incorporating four distinct programs: Boatbuilding and Restoration, Marine Systems, Composites, and Digital Modeling and Fabrication (www.iyrs.edu). Our campus is on the historic Newport waterfront and is lively and buzzy, internalizing values of innovation and creation. This is a pivotal moment in

Crews Respond to Fire on 2nd Street Overnight

Newport Fire Department and mutual aid responded to a house fire on 2nd Street in The Point section of Newport just before midnight on Tuesday. Crews fought the fire at two historic homes, 18 and 20 2nd Street, into the early hours of Wednesday, Providence Canteen responded to assist firefighters on scene. Both homes, that

Representative Carson named ‘Champion for Seniors’ by Edward King House

Representative Lauren H. Carson (D. District 75, Newport) has been honored by the Edward King House with its annual Champion for Seniors award for her commitment to serving local senior citizens. Carmella Geer, Edward King House executive director, said Representative Carson’s name came up immediately this year when the senior center’s Board of Directors began discussing

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Now Hiring In Newport: 105+ Local Businesses

Time for a part time gig, new full-time job or a new career? Start your job search right here on www.whatsupnewp.com, there are more than 100 businesses hiring right now in Newport. Featured Jobs Annie’s – Experienced Short Order Cook – Immediate Hire Classic Cruises of Newport – Front Desk Ticket Sales Representative for Classic Cruises of Newport Harry’s

Leymah Gbowee, a 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, Will Speak at the Naval War College on August 10th

Leymah Gbowee, a 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, will deliver a keynote address on “The Critical Significance of Engaging Women in Peace and Security” at the U.S. Naval War College on August 10th at 6:30 pm. Gbowee was born and raised in Liberia and was  responsible for leading a women’s peace movement, Women of Liberia Mass Action

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RITBA Will Collect Higher Tolls on Pell Bridge If Your Transponder Isn’t Properly Mounted

JAMESTOWN, R.I. – The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has conducted a public information campaign to encourage motorists to properly mount their E-ZPass transponders in their vehicles. The campaign was launched due to safety and cost concerns and traffic delays at the Newport Pell Bridge toll plaza due to improperly, or unmounted, E-ZPass transponders. Starting

2017 Newport Jazz Festival Schedule & Lineup

The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival will get underway today (August 4th) at Fort Adams State Park and will close out day #1 of the historic festival at the International Tennis Hall of Fame this evening with Trombone Shorty and Rhiannon Giddens. WHAT TIME DOES EVERYTHING OPEN? BOX OFFICE opens at 9am / GATES open at

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