Newport, RI – Here are the most-read and most-popular stories that appeared on in January, 2017.

10. 35+ Restaurants Will Take Some Time Off This Winter (Updated)

9. Gurney’s Comes to Goat Island

8. Stoneacre Pantry Confirms Future Plans for New Space in Washington Square and Former Space on Thames Street

7. Obituary for Alison M. Shakarian, Ph.D.

6. Snow-Related Closures and Delays: January 7 – 8 (Updating)

5. Local Family and Local Couple to Appear on HGTV’s ‘Island Life’ in January

4. After Approximately 40 Years, the Patio Bar at The Black Pearl Will Be Demolished for Renovations

3. Photo Gallery: Thousands Participate in Women’s March on Providence

2. Winter Storm Warning Canceled, Hazardous Weather Outlook in Effect (Updating)

  1. New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Donates Powerboat to Sail Newport

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).