After more than 40 years, Yesterday’s closed its doors permanently on September 26th.

What’sUpNewp has learned that everything that’s left inside of Yesterday’s will be sold at auction on Saturday, October 24th.

Salvadore Auctions Inc. will host an auction sale where the highest bidder will have the chance to own “rare and historically correct photos of 1900’s Newport, original artwork, a one of a kind Goddard Hand Carved Fan with Skull from the early RI Goddard Furniture makers, unique memorabilia and artifacts, items feature in Movies shot in Newport, plus original hand made lighting fixtures in Tiffany style, Art Deco from California Glass Company, 100’s of Beer Tap Handles, Bar Equipment, Brass Beer Towers, Brass Railings, Entire Bar, Tiffany style lit signage, Ovens, Stoves, Grills, Fryers, Kitchen Accessories and more.”

See Photos Of What Will Be Auctioned

Yesterday’s will be open for bidder inspection on Friday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Saturday, October 24th from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.. The auction sale will be held on Saturday, October 24th at 11 a.m.

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Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at and 401-662-1653.