The Wharf Pub

Newport on Draft: 5 Craft Beers To Try This Weekend

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...
22 Bowen's

Report: 22 Bowen’s is Best Steakhouse in Rhode Island

According to a recent study, 22 Bowen's on Bowens Wharf in Newport is the best steakhouse in Rhode Island! Business Insider teamed up with Foursquare to create a list of the top-rated steakhouses in every state...

Cru Cafe Has Temporarily Closed

Cru Cafe, a Russel Morin Group Managed Company, has announced that they have decided to temporarily close. The announcement came recently on the cafe's Facebook Page; "We are experiencing growing pains and have decided to temporarily...

Teas & Javas Will Become ‘Local Mercantile Newport Café’

After several months of renovations, we know have a better plan of what will become of the building previously was used as Teas & Javas, People's Cafe and People's Credit Union. Local Mercantile Newport Café,...
The Wharf Pub

Fimp’s Fave Five: 5 Craft Beers Worth Drinking Right Now

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...

Tyler’s Two Cents: Help! It’s Yelp…

Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every Tuesday on What’sUpNewp this summer. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the...
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What to Drink This Independence Day Weekend in Newport

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...
Franklin Spa

Franklin Spa Lands on MSN’s “Local’s Guide to the Best Diners Across America”

Franklin Spa on Spring Street in Newport has landed itself a national media mention. Mallory Shaner, writer for Spoon University on MSN, recently asked residents from each of the 50 states (and DC) where their personal...
Yesterday's

Yesterday’s Liquor License Is Being Transferred

It's been a while since we've heard anything from or about Yesterday's, but it looks as if that's about to change. Notice has been given that an application has been filed by Yesterday's Newport Inc.,...
Lorusso's Newport

Lorusso’s Cafe to Expand, Will Add Coffee and Lounge Area

Back on May 28, Thames Street’s Stoneacre Pantry owners, Christopher Bender and David Crowell, joined with owner Tony Lorusso of Lorusso’s Newport, to add a Puglia-influenced Italian dinner menu to Lorusso’s current breakfast and lunch selections. Since May, the trio...
craft beer newport

5 Beers To Try This Weekend in Newport

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...
restaurants open for late-night dining newport ri

After 10pm: Best Restaurants For Late-Night Dining In Newport, RI

This story was originally published on August 13, 2015, it has been updated. Whether it's after a long day of bar/beach hopping or late-night hunger pains after a long night at work or simply it's the time...
Willy's Burger Bar

8 Businesses You Can Buy Right Now in Newport | June 2016

Looking to change things up career wise or invest your hard earned money into something in Newport, RI? Well you’re in luck, here’s a look at some businesses in or very near The City...
Hotel Viking

Summer 2016: What’s New and Different in and around Newport

Discover Newport, the convention and visitors bureau for Newport and Bristol County, has compiled a list of new and renovated businesses, new events and exciting changes throughout the area that both locals and visitors should get excited...

Newport’s Premiere Mixologist Jason Kindness Partners with Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center

The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center has announced a collaboration with Jason Kindness of The Kind Spirits LLC. The objective of this relationship is to develop a more sociable lobby environment in the lobby at...

35th Annual Chowder Cook-Off Winners

The Great Chowder Cook-Off, the original and longest-running chowder championship in the country, took place at Fort Adams State Park on Saturday. The 35th Annual edition of the Great Chowder Cook-Off was the largest in...
Wharf Pub

5 Craft Beers Worth Trying This Weekend in Newport

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp’s Fave Five is back, Fimp’s Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...

20+ Competitors Will Face-Off at 35th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off on Saturday

Get ready Chowderheads to enjoy endless samples of traditional and exotic “chowda” prepared by 21 competitors hailing from Rhode Island and as far away as Florida, Maine and even Ireland at the 35th Annual...
Vineyard Cafe

The Vineyard Café Opens at Newport Vineyards

Newport Vineyards has announced the opening of the Vineyard Café, as part of the final phase of their multi-million dollar expansion. Under the direction of Trisha Greene, Food & Beverage Director, and Andy Teixeria, Executive...

5 Craft Beers Worth Trying Right Now in Newport

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager at The Wharf Pub on Bowen's Wharf in Newport, RI. Fimp's Fave Five is back, Fimp's Fave Five is here to tip you off on five new and/or great...
Best Pizza Newport RI

Poll: Who Serves Up The Best Pizza in Newport, RI?

It seems like almost everyday that we are approached and asked "Who has the best _____ in Newport?" or "Where is the best place for _____ in Newport?", often times you can most fill in...

Fort Adams State Park Adds Food Truck, Available Daily Through October

If you were visiting Fort Adams State Park in the past and got hungry, you would of either have had to bring a picnic, drive back downtown or swing on through the Fort Adams Visitors...

Deer Runs Wild Through Bowen’s Wharf and Into Lobster Bar on Thursday

A deer was spotted wandering around Bowen's Wharf just after 2 p.m. on Thursday. Frank Silvia, Musical Director and Bar Manager for Landing and The Lobster Bar, tells What'sUpNewp that a deer came from the...
Diego's Bodega

Diego’s Bodega in Middletown is Now Open

Diego's Bodega Catering and Takeout is now open at 124 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown. Diego's Bodega offers some of Diego's Newport's most popular items at their Middletown location for takeout, such as burritos, tortas, fresh guacamole, salsas, soups and salads.  In...
Smoke House Newport Storm

Smoke House Announces Return of Newport Storm Beer Dinner Series

Executive Chef Kyle Stamps of Smoke House and President and Head Distiller Brent Ryan of Newport Storm Brewery are bringing back the annual downtown dinner series celebrating the close ties between friends, microbrews and...