Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week.

Weather Forecast

  • Today:Rain likely, mainly before 7 am. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 43. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight:Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Small Craft Advisory in effect through Thursday morning
  • Today:W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 6 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of rain this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tonight: Se winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain. Sleet in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 37.0 °F

Sun, Moon & Tide

  • Sunrise: 6:42 am | Sunset: 5:17 pm
  • High Tide: 1:13 am & 1:45 pm. Low Tide: 7:10 am & 7:07 pm
  • Daylight: 10 hours and 35 minutes of sun.
  • Lunar: First Quarter Moon. Moon age is 8 days, lighting is 51%

Things To Do

Live music & Entertainment Listings:

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Cold War at 5 pm & 7:30 pm 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with Brian Scott at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live music with Leslie & Matt from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Open mic at 8 pm
  • Sardella’s – Live jazz music with Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Bingo with Becky at 8 pm

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.