Good Morning! Here’s the latest on what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI;

UPDATE: Teas & Javas Closes Newport Location After Fire: Teas and Javas in Newport, RI has unexpectedly been closed since Monday, October 21st. (What’sUpNewp)

Newport’s Fenton Appointed to Top National Young Republican Post: Newport’s Barbara Ann Fenton has been appointed Executive Director of the Young Republican National Federation (Patch)

Preparations are Underway for Christmas at the Newport Mansions: Christmas at the Newport Mansions is just one month away, and preparations are well underway to dress The Breakers (1895), The Elms (1901) and Marble House (1892) in their holiday finery. ( What’sUpNewp)

Throwback Thursday: Yesterday’s Apple Cake made delicious with toasted walnuts: Yesterday’s, a Newport institution at 28 Washington Square, closed in September and the contents of the restaurant will be auctioned off Saturday. (PROJO)

State investigating case of autistic man who wasn’t paid for hundreds of hours of work: The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals is looking into how an autistic prep-cook’s paychecks fell through the cracks after he worked hundreds of hours at a Middletown restaurant, the Target 12 Investigators have learned. (WPRI)


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This Week In Island History: (Jamestown Press)

5 Best Things To Do In And Around Newport This Weekend | October 23 – 25: Discover the best activities, events and things to do in and around Newport this weekend. (What’sUpNewp)

Where To Go For Live Music and Entertainment This Weekend: (What’sUpNewp)

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).