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 on Sun., Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. (What’sUpNewp)

Newport Daffodillion Giving Away Free Bulbs Saturday: Newport is plugging away at planting a million daffodills across the city. The Daffodillion project has been transforming spots and plots into waving yellow … (Patch)

A Storm Is Brewin’ In Newport: Patrons can sample beer and rum at Newport Storm’s Visitors Center. … year in draft form, the company has decided to bottle their R.I.Pumpkin beer this year. ( WPRO)

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Weekend Real Estate Line-Up with Libby Kirwin: This weekend, Libby Kirwin Real Estate has five open houses, all of which are extremely unique. Whether you are a buyer, a broker, or just curious — come walk through and let your imagination run wild. Below is LKRE open house line-up mixed with some fun stops along the way! (What’sUpNewp)

Two groups of choristers will present contemplative service in Newport: NEWPORT, R.I. — Choral Evensong for Treble Voices, a contemplative service with organ music featuring the Professional Choristers of The Choir School of … (PROJO)

RI tall ship featured at Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival: The Bowen’s Wharf Co. was instrumental in getting members of the waterfront to invest in the whole project so we’ll have a symbol for the Newport waterfront … (TurnTo10)

Heather Abbott Foundation to make first prosthetic donation: NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — A local Boston Marathon bombing survivor’s foundation is about to make it’s first prosthetic limb donation. The Heather Abbott … (WPRI)

Firm plans to digitize parking information in Newport: A Boston-based technology firm plans to create a repository of digitized parking data in Newport that merges regulations with what’s … (ABC6)

5 Best Things To Do In And Around Newport This Weekend | October 16 – 18: Heads up, it’s going to be a great weekend in and around Newport! With the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, Fortress Of Nightmares, International Oktoberfest and activities like the Trinity Pumpkin Patch it’s one of the best weekends of the year around here! (What’sUpNewp)

Judge Grants Newport Teachers Union Request to Exclude …: Protracted contract battle heads to arbitration Monday but extended benefits for retired Newport teachers will be off the table. (PATCH)

Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment In and Around Newport This Weekend: Here’s what’s up for live music, comedy, entertainment and fun this weekend… ( What’sUpNewp)

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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