Unsurprisingly, the majority of the most-read stories on What’sUpNewp this year were fires, accidents and breaking news.

Despite readers flocking to our site to find out the latest during breaking news, numbers show that our readers really enjoy events, brunch, dining and counting on us to point them in the right direction on what events, parties and restaurants to enjoy.

Without further ado and after more than 1.5 million page views, here’s what more than 475,000 users chose to read the most over the last 12 months.

Most-Shared

  1. Diego’s Adds a Second Floor with New Bar and Water Views…
  2. Newport Starbucks to Become ‘Military Family Store’, Will …
  3. Le Grand Bleu, One of World’s Largest Private Yachts, Arrives in…
  4. Replicas of Two of Christopher Columbus‘ Ships Are Coming to Newport…
  5. Newport Adopts Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban…
  6. New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Donates Powerboat to Sail Ne…
  7. On This Day – September 26, 1983: Australia II Wins America̵…
  8. Photo Gallery: Thousands Participate in Women’s March on Provide…
  9. Throwing Muses Among 10 Musicians and Bands Selected to Join R.I. Musi…
  10. Naval War College Sailor named RI Military Woman of Year…

Most-Read

  1. Le Grand Bleu, One of World’s Largest Private Yachts, Arrives in Newport
  2. Weather Hampering Efforts to Remove Washed Up Humpback Whale from Jamestown Shore
  3. 2017 Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade: Everything You Need To Know
  4. Newport Police Officer Captured on Camera Urinating in Public, Officer Suspended (Updated)
  5. Four condos in Seafair mansion sold to Jay Leno for $13.5 million
  6. 16 Popular Movies Filmed in Newport, RI
  7. New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Donates Powerboat to Sail Newport
  8. Cluny School to Close After 60 Years (Updated)
  9. Gurney’s Comes to Goat Island
  10. 2017 Newport Folk Festival Schedule & Lineup

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).