A roundup of today’s big stories that have to do with what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI…

The 10 Best Things To Do In and Around Newport This Weekend: (Wha’tsUpNewp)

How Much Violent Crime Happened in Newport: According to the report, Newport saw 95 violent crimes in 2014. Violent crime includes offenses involving force or the threat of force: murder and non-negligent … (Patch)


15 Reasons to Shop and Dine Local This Holiday Season: We hear a lot about “shop local”, “support local”, “eat local” and so on. We say it, share it and preach it; this holiday season it’s time to follow through and actually do it! (What’sUpNewp)

Newport Pell Bridge: E-Zer pass for toll workers: There is a tunnel, about the length of a football field, 8 feet below the traffic on Route 138 in eastern Jamestown. Rhode Island Turnpike … (PROJO)

Cru Cafe is Now Taking Orders For Thanksgiving Heat & Serve Meals and Pies: Thanksgiving is right around the corner Newport, time to start planning! (What’sUpNewp)

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Your Guide to Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend: (What’sUpNewp)

57 Restaurants to Visit During Newport Restaurant Week: Newport Restaurant Week – the bi-annual time of the year you can enjoy a three-course meal from some of the finest area restaurant without breaking the bank! (What’sUpNewp)

Save The Date: Newport’s Biggest Events in 2016: (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).