I took over the WADK airwaves as host of The Open Forum and What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on Wednesday, it was a jam-packed two hours of fun and information.

The Open Forum (12 pm to 1 pm)

Is it the Endeavour? Archaeologists believe they have found Capt. Cook’s Vessel in Newport Harbor and it has put Newport on the national news headline circuit today. We chat all about it – what’s true, what’s real and what has been discovered.

Andrea Carneiro from the Preservation Society of Newport County, checked in to let us know what tix are still available for this weekend’s Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival.

Tim Towey joined me on the program just before we wrapped up The Open Forum and for all of What’sUpNewp Radio Edition.



What’sUpNewp Radio Edition (1 pm to 2 pm)

Doreen LePage joined us to chat about the PFLAG chapter opening in our area.

Betsy Akin from Child & Family called in to give us all the delicious details on the 35th Annual Taste of Newport to benefit Child & Family.



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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.