Newport RI News

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

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)

Newport’s New Blood: Wealthy Home Buyers Invest in Rhode Island: Vacationing millionaires and history-loving house hunters have painstakingly restored Gilded Age mansions (Wall Street Journal)

Along With Top Sailors at Newport Naval War College, Top Chefs: Three culinary specialists assigned to U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island swept the top spots in their category (Patch)

Jury awards RI fisherman $2.6m; lost arm in winch accident: The Providence Journal reported that a jury in Newport made the award this month to Mark Lambert and his wife after a two-week trial. (Boston Globe)


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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.