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

Newport Jazz Festival Flex Tickets are Back: Jazz fans can get a head start on their summer plans by purchasing flexible discount tickets to the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival®presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which is set for July 29 – 31. (What’sUpNewp)

Newport Hospital Ranked 3 out of 5 Stars by Patients: Newport Hospital received three out of a possible five stars in a federal … (Patch)

Wanted: One 30 Foot Christmas Tree For Bowen’s Wharf: Bowen’s Wharf is currently on the hunt for a Christmas Tree to “spruce” up the “Anchor Of Newport” for the Christmas Season and for their annual Tree Lighting! (What’sUpNewp)

Brooke Shields Spends Weekend in Newport, RI: After appearing on the Today Show on Friday, Actress Brooke Shields made her way to Rhode Island to spend the weekend in Newport, RI. (What’sUpNewp)

VIDEO: Martina Hingis Presented Hall of Fame Ring on October 25th in Singapore: Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis, who is both a Hall of Famer and part of the current world No. 1 doubles team, was honored at the BNP PARIBAS WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global on Sunday evening ( What’sUpNewp)

Now Hiring: Bike Newport is Looking For a New Program Manager: Bike Newport is currently accepting applications for the position of Program Manager. ( What’sUpNewp)

Two Newport Yoga Businesses Join Together in Unique Collaboration: Thames Street Yoga, a vinyasa yoga studio on lower Thames and Long Time Sun a yoga lifestyle boutique located just off of Brick Market will form a unique collaboration that will house both entities under one roof.  (What’sUpNewp)

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RITBA Announces Construction Will Take Place on Mount Hope Bridge Through October 31st: The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) today announced that due to road repairs on the Mount Hope Bridge, it will necessitate the closing of both the eastbound and westbound lanes periodically during non-rush hour times 9am-3pm. (What’sUpNewp)

Marc Allen Fine Clothiers to Host Child & Family Holiday Shopping Event: Marc Allen Fine Clothiers will host a holiday shopping event to benefit local non-profit, Child & Family. The shop, which opened its doors for business in April, has quickly become the top shop for exclusive luxury brands and custom-made men’s clothes in Newport. (What’sUpNewp)

As Daylight Savings Time Ends, Bicyclists are Reminded to be Visible at Night: As the clocks fall back, cyclists need to light up. (What’sUpNewp)

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)


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Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.