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Monday, January 16, 2017

People & Profiles

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Jeovanna

Jeovanna is the owner and sole stylist at Lily + Lion, Newport’s only boutique speakeasy salon, shhh … don’t tell anyone. She is a San Diego native, and a Bumble & Bumble trained hairstylist (since 2002) that specializes in color, cut, and treatments for the hair and scalp. For the record, her scalp treatments are out

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Suzi Nance

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Suzi Nance: President of Capitol Realty Company, Founder of Bring Peace Not Pain, Certified Hypnotherapist, Hypnotist, Peace Coach, Life Coach, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Mother, and Grandmother (and, breathe). She is no stranger to the life

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Sue Gearan

Timely with the end of Newport Boat Show Weekend, I bring you: Sue Gearan. Sue is a professional Yacht Charter Broker and Travel Concierge, who plans weeklong vacation charters worldwide as well as day charters and other travel needs for clients locally and beyond. Sue and I met on a stunning motor yacht, Gravitas, which she has sold

Newport Maven: Katherine Martin

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

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Newport Maven: Patti Doyle

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Kristen Coates

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Kristen Coates: Curator, Artist, Designer, Art Agent, and an all around badass. Kristen is a graduate of Rogers High School and has re-planted her roots in Newport after spending time in New York City. Although Newport

Newport Maven: Gregory Angel

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

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Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Rebecca King

‘Boss Lady’ Of The Week Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneur, & Inspiring Females In Our Community Rebecca King is a Real Estate Agent at Libby Kirwin Real Estate (LKRE) and an all around vital business woman and mogul. She has experience working for internationally recognized companies like DETAILS and Allure while also being part of local businesses like Newport’s

Newport Maven: Jacki Lane

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of celebrating our local athletes, and those who are especially involved in our community, we have created our ‘Newport Mavens’. Since Newport is so small, a huge amount of our focus is on community;

Tyler’s Two Cents: Oysters, Rhode Island’s Hidden Gem

Over the past decade, a renewed interest in oysters and aquaculture has bolstered a revival in the local industry.  Rhode Island’s pristine coastal waters and salt estuaries serve as ideal growing locations for these popular bivalves and over 50 farms across the state are now in the market of farming and distributing.  Aquaculture is overwhelmingly

Camden Murphy is a Breath of Fresh Air

Camden Murphy is a 22 year old Rhode Island native. When his left side brain isn’t busy working behind the bar at Midtown his right side brain is creating imagery through sounds. He is a writer, a rapper, and a lover of all things positive. A natural creator he finds inspiration from the majesty of

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady of the Week”: Kyla Maher

Kyla Maher is the Owner of Long Time Sun Apparel, whose flagship store is located at 198 Thames Street, in Newport, Rhode Island. Long Time Sun is a boutique (physical and virtual) that began with the intention of selling high vibrational clothing and has since grown into a yogic paradise. The items for sale at Long Time Sun

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Erika Young

Erika Young started Lazuli Handcrafted early in 2014, defining her work as “boho-minimalist stone & crystal jewelry made by a geologist with a creative soul”. Some of Erika’s best selling pieces are her raw crystal stacking rings and her turquoise half-moon necklaces, representative of her career as a Geologist. Her jewelry is mystical and nymph

Tyler’s Two Cents:  Grand Ma, Shorties & Stories

 Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every week on What’sUpNewp this summer. If I had a nickel for every time I was asked “what’s with all the Grand Marnier?,” I’d be comfortably retired by now.  The spirit’s presence in Newport is

Freak the Folk, CLIF Style

I know that we have already melded into the Newport Jazz Festival and we folk’d on pretty hard here at What’s Up Newp as far as coverage. BUT, I would like to write a very belated dedication (and quasi love letter) to CLIF Bar & Company for their work last weekend. If any of you festival goers

Sole Food, Teysha Weaves the Way

There are always so many intriguing vendors at Newport Folk Festival. You can find anything from hand drawn and embossed stationary to jewelry made of sterling cutlery. What caught my eye most this year was a booth selling crafted boots made from handwoven textiles. The company is called Teysha (Tay-sha), based in Austin, Texas, selling footwear and