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 in Newport | October 26 – 29: Discover the best activities, events and things to do in and around Newport, RI this week. (What’sUpNewp)

Your Guide to Live Music, Karaoke, Trivia and Entertainment This Week: Here’s a look at what’s happening in Newport for live music and entertainment this week, enjoy! (What’sUpNewp)

Pell Bridge Run raises nearly $60k for nonprofits: Hundreds took part in the annual Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run Sunday morning. (WPRI)

Gallery: Our Favorite 2015 Pell Bridge Run Photos: (What’sUpNewp)

Rare genetic disorder brings runners together at Pell Bridge Run:  Among the thousands of Rhode Islanders brought together on a span high above Narragansett Bay in the Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run … (PROJO)


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Yesterday’s Memorabilia Auctioned Off to Nostalgic Patrons: More than 300 lots brought in approximately $28k on Saturday

Flex Tickets for 2016 Newport Jazz Festival Set to go on Sale on October 27th: The time has come to start thinking about the next Newport Jazz Festival as a limited number of Flex Tickets for the 2016 event will go on sale on Tuesday, October 27th. (What’sUpNewp)

VIDEO: New Television Series Explores Newport, RI: Discover Rhode Island, a new television series that highlights the best local businesses and destinations throughout the Ocean State, recently visited Newport. (What’sUpNewp)

Cru Cafe Brings Craft Cafe Dining in Newport to a Whole New Level:
Integrating a weekly changing menu, creativity and fresh local ingredients, Cru Cafe has brought “craft cafe dining” in Newport to a whole new level. (What’sUpNewp)


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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).