Middletown accepting applications for outdoor dining

Middletown has passed an executive order that will permit the temporary expansion of outdoor dining at local restaurants.

Newport’s Seasonal Restaurants Prepare to Close for Off-Season

As we make our way quickly towards the beginning of October and Columbus Day, many restaurants (particularly among the waterfront) are preparing to call...

Dinner and a Movie Anyone? You Can Now do it at...

Every Sunday evening this Fall, Saltwater Restaurant at the Newport Harbor Hotel is hosting a dinner and movie night. The movies start at 7 p.m. every Sunday...

Revival Brewing and Russell Morin Catering and Events will Host ‘Irish...

Russell Morin Catering & Events has teamed up with Revival Brewing to host The Irish Revival Beer Dinner at 'Vue in Newport on Friday,...

Local Restaurants to Participate in 2nd Annual Quahog Week, March 20...

Forty 1 North, One Bellevue at Hotel Viking and Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen are among the fifteen restaurants across Rhode Island that will...

Christo’s Pizza Opens on Bellevue Avenue

Christo’s Pizza of Newport opened in the Stop & Shop Plaza at 266 Bellevue Avenue on Monday, March 21st. The menu includes pizza, grinders, calzones and...

Rhumbline Restaurant Will Close Permanently in October

Rhumbline  Restaurant will close permanently on Friday, October 9th. The business, liquor license, equipment and real estate is currently listed at $995,000 and has been on the market...

Newport Restaurant Group opening new restaurant in former Outback Steakhouse in...

Newport Restaurant Group is growing (again) in Rhode Island. What’s Up Rhode Island has confirmed that Newport Restaurant Group...

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...

Newport Restaurant Group opening new restaurant in Washington Square

What'sUpNewp was the first to bring you the news that Newport Restaurant Group would be opening a new restaurant on February 28th....

Seaport Shines, a unique Moonshine that calls Newport its home

It ain’t your grand-pappy's Moonshine. No backyard still, cleaned perhaps annually, hidden in the trees behind the barn. Transported...

Newport Wine Cellar Looks to Transfer Liquor License From Bellevue Ave...

Is Newport Wine Cellar moving from Bellevue Avenue to Memorial Boulevard? Newport Wine Cellar has filed an application to transfer its Class A Alcohol Beverage...

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...

What’s new in and around Newport this summer? New businesses make...

written by Andrea McHugh, Senior Communications Manager for Discover Newport The wait is over! Summer on The Classic Coast...

Seamen’s Church Institute offering a free meal to anyone who needs...

No one needs to go without dinner or company on Thanksgiving. Seamen’s Church Institute is inviting the public to...

End Of An Era: It’s Time To Say Goodbye to The...

Atlantic Beach Club, an Aquidneck Island institution since the late 1920’s, will soon see an end to its long and storied journey. After almost 90 years...

Holidays By The Sea, A Shop, Stay, Dine and Explore...

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...

What’s Up This Week: 50+ things to do, live music and...

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this week and weekend, enjoy!

7+ Easter Brunch options around Newport (Updated)

In 2018, Easter will fall just about as early as it possibly can - on April 1st, more than two weeks earlier than last...

Four West Coast Craft Beers That Are Worth Drinking In Newport...

Each week I like to highlight what beers are worth your time, money, that you can find in Newport and of course, are available...

Pasta Beach Hopes to Open in New Location on Bellevue Before...

Photo Credit: Queenie Darleen Pasta Beach may soon be making the long anticipated move to their new home on Bellevue Avenue. A lawyer for Pasta Beach...

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, Hotel Viking reopen

Two more of Newport's most popular hotels have reopened for guests and dining. Hotel Viking began accepting reservations for hotel stays...

Gurney’s will host Sushi On Jones for a month long pop-up...

New York’s omakase bar, Sushi on Jones, is ready to roll into Newport to end summer on a high note. 

Compost & Cultivate: Newport Vineyards adds Rhody Gold composting to their...

Newport Vineyards announced today that their Cultivate Committee and the culinary team have recently joined forces with The Compost Plant to extend...

Bouchard Restaurant among OpenTable’s ‘Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2020’

Taking the guesswork out of Valentine's Day, the most highly coveted date night of the year, OpenTable -- the world's leading provider of online...