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Owners of Diego’s purchase Easton’s Point Pub; Diego’s Barrio Cantina coming soon

Have you ever wished Diego’s Bodega in Middletown had the same famous margaritas as Diego’s in Newport? In 2018, Diego’s owners Scott and Adrienne Kirmil are making that wish come true and much more. Following the successful expansion of Diego’s at Bowen’s Wharf, they’re moving the bodega from 124 Aquidneck Avenue to the former home

BedJet partners with Hotel Viking to launch exclusive pilot program

Hotel Viking is known for having one of the coolest rooftops in Newport, and now it may have the coolest beds in town – literally. BedJet – the internationally recognized sleep tech start-up based in Brick Market that we reported on last week – just announced Hotel Viking as its first partner in a new

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Diego’s Adds a Second Floor with New Bar and Water Views

If you were out enjoying the gorgeous spring weather yesterday and took a stroll down Bowen’s Wharf, you may have noticed some commotion over at Diego’s. Construction workers, a trailer, the sounds of machinery were all for good reason – the contemporary Mexican spot is adding a second level with a deck, waterfront views, an additional bar and

Newport vineyards

Five Newport Vineyards Events to Keep Your Winter Doldrums Away

Now that the holidays have passed, it’s time to countdown the days until spring returns to Newport, right? Wrong. There are loads of events happening around town this winter that make it worth sticking around Aquidneck Island in January, February and March. Here are five coming up at Newport Vineyards alone that will help keep your winter doldrums

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 18)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines Tour 3 breathtaking homes in Newport, Rhode Island (SILIVE) Newport’s centuries-old Redwood Library to charge for admission (The Providence Journal) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 17)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines Newport college bans hoverboards amid safety investigation (Projo) RI Supreme Court to hear appeals on Breakers battle (WPRI) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 16)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines Rare treasure in store for Newport Christmas visitors (Examiner.com) In Newport, millionaires battle over priceless view (Projo) Fire News: Newport (RI) Firefighters Ratify New Union Contract (Fire Engineering) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 15)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 14)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 12)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines  News Bites: The Mooring Specials / Newport Restaurant Group New … (Eat Drink RI) $3m USD up for grabs in game-changing 2016 World Match Racing … (My Sailing) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 9)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines  [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Newport, RI News Headlines (Dec. 3)

Get the latest Newport news headlines from What’sUpNewp.com! Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines that mention Newport, RI from local and national media. Newport, RI News Headlines  Town adds online system to solicit bids (Jamestown Press) Historic Homes, Museums Decorate For The Holidays (Hartford Courant) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Morning News, Headlines and Notes (Nov. 11)

A roundup of today’s big stories that have to do with what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI… The Latest Newport, RI Headlines One of the 1st African-American Marines honored posthumously (ABC6) New England long snapper Joe Cardona is a Patriot and a patriot (Wicked Local) RI gambling revenues outpacing projections (Projo) [wp-rss-aggregator]

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Morning News and Notes | October 28

Good Morning! Here’s a round-up of the  latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; More Than 50 Local Restaurants Will Participate in Newport Restaurant Week: Savor three-course prix-fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $35 during Newport Restaurant Week, November 6 – 15. (What’sUpNewp) Latest Hotel Amenity: Books: Castle

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Morning News and Notes | October 26

Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; A New Leaf: (Two-thirds of Rhode Island’s commercial lobstermen have left the business in …. told me when I visited him at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, in Newport, … (The New Yorker) Best Things to do This Week

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Newport Morning News and Notes: October 19

Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Author Describes Revolutionary-Era Engraver and Forger: This 5:30 p.m. program takes place at the Newport Historical Society’s Resource Center at 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI. General admission costs $5 per person, … (Patch) RITBA to Close Lanes on Jamestown-Verrazzano

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Morning News and Notes: October 17

Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; Sail Newport to Hold Community “Boatyard” Sale: A “Boatyard Sale” will be held to benefit Sail Newport, Rhode Island’s Public Sailing Center for their public access sailing programs on Sat., Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and

Morning News and Notes | October 14

Photo by Marial Maher/Visual Manor Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI; International Tennis Hall Of Fame Will Purchase Canfield House: The Canfield House Restaurant, one of the longest-running restaurants in Newport, will soon join the growing list of long-time restaurants that will permanently close in 2015. (What’sUpNewp)

Newport Antique Collector Steve Maher Offers Affordable Prices

After spending decades as a general contractor, building establishments like The Red Parrott and The Pelham, Newport antique collector Steve Maher spends his senior lifestyle bring the past back to life. Most of his antiques are collected at yard and estate sales or older homes. Steve spends extra time to refurbish and restore old furniture in

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