The Newport Car Museum, which just opened a new gallery for American Muscle “Then & Now” is offering free admission for Dads, with purchase of an adult ticket, on Father’s Day, Sunday June 17. The museum, which opened a year ago June and has earned readers’ and editors’ choice awards from USA Today and Yankee Magazine, also has added new cars, new displays and a new gift shop.

Tickets $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult)

1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277,www.newportcarmuseum.org

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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.

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