Today’s Vitals

  • Sunrise: 6:11 pm
  • Sunset: 7:21 pm
  • Low Tide: 8:02 am & 9:41 pm
  • High Tide: 2:47 am & 3:21 pm
  • Today’s WX: Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 59. Northeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.Marine: NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
  • Tonight’s WX: Rain, mainly before 8am. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 72. North wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Marine: N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Lunar Phase: The lunar phase will be a Waxing Gibbous (moon age is 8 days, lighting is 56%)
  • Cruise Ship: None

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Newport Newswire

High-speed ferries to Block Island canceled; high surf alert issued (The Providence Journal)

Defense Conference Underway In Newport (Rhode Island Public Radio)

Recent Obituaries 

Daniel J. Leonard

Joseph G. Pattie

Happening Today

2 pm to 6 pm – Newport Aquidneck Growers Market on Memorial Boulevard

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Fireside Evening Music Series: Silverteeth at Newport Vineyards

5 pm – Under Pressure: An Exhibition to Inspire for a Cleaner Ocean at Caleb & Broad

5:30 pm – Vaux-le-Vicomte: Classical Splendor at Redwood Library

6 pm – Spirits & Stogies at Top of Newport

6:30 pm – Sunset Yoga at Fort Adams

6:30 pm – Fermentation Class: Burgundy at Forty 1 North

7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Entertainment & Live Music Listings

  • 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4:30 pm – Brian Scott at The Landing
  • 5 pm – Fireside Evening Music Series: Silverteeth at Newport Vineyards
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Live music at Hotel Viking
  • 6 pm – James Grande at The Deck
  • 7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 7:30 pm – Live jazz music at Sardella’s
  • 8 pm – Jim Devlin at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Open mic at  Parlor Newport
  • 8:30 pm – Live music at Norey’s
  • 9 pm – Trivia at Fastnet Pub
  • 9 pm – Open mic at Buskers Irish Pub
  • 9 pm – The C-Note Missionaries at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 9 pm – DJ Abby Duren at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 9:30 pm – Karaoke at O’Brien’s Pub
  • 10 pm – DJ Nook at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm – The Z-Boys at Perro Salado
  • 10 pm – DJ & Dancing at The Landing

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~ Ryan

Ryan Belmore is the 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 -

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 and 401-662-1653.