The 2nd Annual Portsmouth Farm-To-Farm Bike Ride will take place on Saturday

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

Monday, May 6th

Matsiko World Orphan Choir to perform at Emmanuel Church on May 6th

  • 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Mustang at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, May 7th

Wednesday, May 8th

How does climate changes in the polar regions affects us here in Rhode Island?Climate Change speaker to explain on May 8th

Thursday, May 9th

Free Walking Art Tours and new program on tap for May Newport Gallery Night

Friday, May 10th

Naval War College to host Army-Navy baseball game at Cardines Field

Saturday, May 11th

Sunday, May 12th

Where to dine with mom on Mother’s Day | May 12, 2019

Monday, May 13th

Ryan Belmore is the 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 - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

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 ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.