Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club are closing for two weeks beginning today (Sunday, March 15th) at 3 pm.

Charlie Holder, Operations Manager for Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club, tells What’s Up Newp that the decision comes due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 and following today’s press conference where the Governor recommended Rhode Islanders avoid restaurants, malls, and food delivery.

More – Newport County restaurants closing amid COVID-19 concerns

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).