Here are the twelve most popular and most read What’sUpNewp stories that got you and everyone else talking in November!
Interesting Fact – Even with a very small team, What’sUpNewp was the first to break and bring you the news of at least 50% of these stories before any other media outlet.
Thank you to the 35,000 people that visited our website more than 100,000 times in November for your support!
11 – Haven Brothers, ‘The Oldest Diner On Wheels’, is Coming to Newport (1st to report)
10 – Alex & Ani Founder Purchases 282 Thames Street for $2.9 Million (1st to report)
9 – Newport Skating Center Will Return to Downtown Newport This Year (1st to report)
7 – Thames Street Kitchen Announces They Will Permanently Close (1st to report)
3 – UPDATE: Cafe Zelda Restaurant Sold, Will Close Temporarily on December 11th (1st to report)
1 – Justin Bieber Surprises Superfan from Portsmouth, RI on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1st to report)
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- Vaccinate the Ocean State: Mini-grants available to nonprofits, organizations to support vaccine promotion
- Olympic Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel will make a record-breaking swim to Block Island (Updated)
- What’s Up Interview: Ben Folds coming to The Vets Friday, Sept. 24
- Legislation signed that makes civics education proficiency a requirement for all public high school graduates
- Sour Grapes – A Comic Strip by Tim Jones: September 21
- On This Day In History – September 21: Hurricane of ’38 hits Newport
- On This Day In History – September 21 – 22, 1963: Video of President John F. Kennedy and family at Hammersmith Farm
- Ticket Giveaway – Walden playing at Narragansett Brewery Friday, Sept. 24
- “This American Life” contributor David Sedaris coming to Jane Pickens Theater Sept. 28-29
- RI Arts and Humanities Councils award nearly $1 million in grants with federal funds to 121 culture, humanities, arts nonprofits