Good Morning,

The final weekend of August is here, can you believe it? It’s hard to believe that September is around the corner. There’s plenty to be enjoyed in and around Newport County this weekend, enjoy!

Note: Starting today, we’re attempting to put this info up on just after midnight each night. We hope this pleases you night owls or early birds who want the info in the early hours of the day.

Of course, we’ll also keep sending out this e-mail every morning, we’re hoping to get it to you by 6 am daily starting Sunday, August 27th.

Today’s Vitals

  • Sunrise: 6:08 pm
  • Sunset: 7:24 pm
  • Low Tide: 6:07 am & 7:04 pm
  • High Tide: 1:10 am & 1:40 pm
  • Today’s WX: Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 7 to 11 mph. Marine: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Tonight’s WX: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Marine: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Lunar Phase: The lunar phase will be a Waxing Crescent (moon age is 6 days, lighting is 37%)
  • Cruise Ship: None

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Happening Today

Entertainment & Live Music Listings

  • 4:30 pm – Brian Scott at The Landing
  • 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 6 pm to 9 pm – Julio Amaro at Perro Salado
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – The Groove Merchants at Fifth Element
  • 7 pm – John Erickson at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Laughter For Locals with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 9 pm – Bruce Jacques at One Pelham East
  • 9 pm – Yacht Club Rejects at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – The Ubiquitones at Fastnet Pub

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We’ll see you out there,

~ Ryan

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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