October was a very busy month for the What’s Up Newp Crew and for traffic on whatsupnewp.com. Here are the stories that were most-read and that got the most attention during the tenth month of the year.

1 (Most Read) Jay Leno, supporters raise more than $30,000 for Newport firefighter battling cancer

2 Daffodillion announces end of program; two final chances to grab free daffodil bulbs

3 Newport Bicycle permanently closes

4 Newport Blues Inn becomes Paws on Pelham, grand opening celebration planned for October 26th

5 Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Newport Shipyard

6 Chaves’ Gardens sells property, will continue to operate business onsite

7 Inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week wows Newport

8 Armory Antiques Marketplace permanently closes

9 Report details causes of January natural gas outage

10 Tickets now available for Newport Mansions’ Christmas festivities

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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.