What’sUpNewp is proud to announce the launch of the 2016 What’sUpNewp Card.

The What’sUpNewp Card is an annual exclusive membership to curated experiences and exclusive discounts and opportunities across Newport County.

Are you a business and interested in providing What’sUpNewp Card Holder offers? This is your chance to promote your business to an audience of highly social, active and engaged people who love Newport County.  CLICK HERE

Important Dates

  • November 18th: Card goes on sale and can be purchased anytime after that while supplies last.
  • January 1st, 2016 – December, 2016: What’sUpNewp Card is active.

You Need To Know

  • The What’sUpNewp Card and membership will be offered at $25, this is an exclusive opportunity and there will be a very limited number of cards available.
  • The What’sUpNewp Card is valid for one full year, from January 1st through December 31st, 2016. (That’s about $2 per month for thousands of dollars of discounts and priceless opportunities.)
  • Offers & Experiences – For a list of offers and discounts, visit HERE.
  • Renewal – One month before your membership is due to expire, we will send an email to your registered email address inviting you to renew.
  • Gift The Card – You can choose to use the card for yourself or gift it.

BUY THE CARD NOWAvailable For Purchase Until December 31st, 2015

Are you a business and interested in providing What’sUpNewp Card offers? CLICK HERE


What You Get 

Experiences and Discounts

The What’sUpNewp card offers holder an annual membership to curated experiences and exclusive discounts across Newport. From access to exclusive or private events, to the opportunity to buy tickets first, to savings of up to 50% at many of the best bars, restaurants and shops across Newport County.

  • Invitations to exclusive events, including preview film screenings, gigs, curated tours, private dining and much more.
  • Savings at shops, attractions, museums, events, venues and galleries.
  • Discounts on dining, dinners and more at many restaurants across Newport.
  • While most discounts and offers will be offered throughout the entire 12 months of your membership, often there will also be seasonal and limited time only offers that only What’sUpNewp Card holders will receive.

Get all this and more, with your 12-month membership. Full list of benefits.

We’re always adding new discounts and experiences!

How It Works 

After you buy a What’sUpNewp Card,  you’ll receive an exclusive membership card in the mail. The What’sUpNewp Card is valid for all of 2016.

To redeem offers at participating venues, simply check the offer before you visit to make sure you understand the offer (most offers will be valid for the entire 12 months but some may be seasonal or for a limited time only) and then show your What’sUpNewp Card upon arrival to claim your discount or benefit..

*Normally a maximum of four persons per offer per card unless otherwise stated. Please check the terms and conditions of the offer you are interested in for confirmation of these details.

*You can use your the What’sUpNewp Card as many times as you like to discover the best of Newport for less, just ensure you have your card present when making your purchase. Please note that an offer maybe subject to availability as specified by terms and conditions of the offer.

Benefits you’ll receive:  

Access To Exclusive Events, Opportunity To Buy Tickets First

  • Private dining, museum tours, festivals and so many more curated experiences

Thousands of Dollars Worth Of Discounts on Dining, Shopping, Entertainment & More..

  • Discounts on dining at restaurants across Newport County
  • Savings at cultural venues, museums, galleries and attractions

For any further questions or more information please email: ryan@whatsupnewp.com

Are you a business and interested in providing What’sUpNewp Card offers? CLICK HERE

Buy The 2016 What’sUpNewp Card Now 

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.

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