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UPDATE: New Owners Of Rhumbline Apply For Entertainment License; Face Heavy Opposition

What’sUpNewp brought you the news first on October 12th that the Rhumbline had been purchased by Larry Silverstein and Patrick Kilroy, co-owners of Midtown Oyster & Surf Club (formerly Perry Mill Tavern). The closing date for the sale of the  property was November 4th and reports indicate that the property at 62-64 Bridge Street was purchased […]

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Governor Raimondo Appoints City of Newport Councilor Naomi Neville to School Building Authority Advisory Board

In August Governor Gina M. Raimondo launched the School Building Authority, a component of her Jobs Plan, that includes conducting the first statewide school construction assessment as well as a new funding mechanism for public schools with immediate renovation needs.  When she launched this initiative she stressed that the Authority would be hitting school building […]

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Get Your Business Involved With The What’sUpNewp Card

Welcome to the What’sUpNewp Card Offers registration page. This is your chance to promote your business to an audience of highly social, active and engaged people who love Newport County. Learn More About The Card: Introducing the What’sUpNewp Card, An Annual Membership to Curated Experiences and Exclusive Discounts With the What’sUpNewp Card there are no sign-up fees […]

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Haven Brothers, ‘The Oldest Diner On Wheels’, is Coming to Newport

Haven Brothers Concessions Food Truck will handle the on-site concessions at the Newport Skating Center this season. The Rhode Island icon has been serving Rhode Islanders from it downtown Providence location since 1893, making it the oldest diner on wheels. Dates and hours that Haven Brothers will be on hand at the Newport Skating Center will […]

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Calendar: The Best Things To See and Do in Newport County This Holiday Season

Photo via Bowen’s Wharf There’s Christmas In Newport, Holidays By The Sea and dozens of other events happening throughout Newport to celebrate the holidays this December. The What’sUpNewp has gone throughout countless websites, Facebook, press releases and combined multiple calendars to curate the most thorough and complete Christmas and Holiday Calendar you can find. Events […]

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Salve Regina Football Will Play in Clayton Chapman Bowl Championship

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced the pairings for the 2015 Division III Football Bowl Championships to be held Nov. 20-22 at a pre-determined neutral site for the first time in Conference history. Just this past weekend, Salve Regina University fell to Western New England University in the NEFC Championship. All six games […]

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Holidays By The Sea, A Shop, Stay, Dine and Explore Initiative, Will Begin on November 27th

Newport’s holiday season is right around the corner and with that comes a number of traditional family fun festivities and hours of sensational shopping throughout the County during the 3rd Annual Holidays by the Sea initiative.   The Newport County Chamber of Commerce along with members of their board and its Retail Committee created the […]

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Joe Harris Begins Record Attempt to Break the Non-Stop Solo Around the World Record

Photo of Joe Harris leaving Newport via GryphonSolo2 Website U.S. short-handed sailor, Joe Harris departed Newport this morning at 09:18:24 for his attempt to break the non-stop solo Around the World Record for 40-foot monohulls. Harris is making the attempt in his Class 40, GryphonSolo2. The attempt will be made in accordance with the rules of the World […]

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You Can Take French Cooking Classes with Chef Julien Charvet This Week

Le Petit Cafe, Le Petit Gourmet & Newport Wine Cellar will be hosting French Cooking Classes with Chef Julien Charvet (Concept Chef) from Wednesday, November 18th – Sunday, November 22nd. The hand’s on cooking class comes with wine, instruction and dinner. Chef Charvet is a classically trained French Chef with a passion for food and wine, […]

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Local Sailor Will Leave Newport and Attempt to Break the Non-Stop Solo Around The World Record

Photo by U.S. short-handed sailor, Joe Harris is attempting to break the non-stop solo Around the World Record for 40-foot monohulls. Harris will make the attempt in his Class 40, GryphonSolo2. 11/14 Update: This Sunday morning (November 15th) at 9am – GryphonSolo2’s Joe Harris is set to depart at 9am on his solo non-stop around […]