Rosemary & Thyme Cafe Will Soon Offer Dinner Service

Starting April 8th, Rosemary & Thyme Cafe will be expanding its hours to include dinner service on Friday and Saturday evenings. The evening service will...

Where to Dine Out for Easter Brunch and Dinner in Newport

(Photo of Castle Hill Inn via Newport Restaurant Group) Easter is quickly approaching, it's March 27th for those who don’t know, and if you plan on...

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...

Cafe Zelda Aiming to Reopen on March 18th Under New Ownership

After being closed for almost three months, Cafe Zelda is looking to reopen in March. In a perfect world, they hope to be open in...

What’s Up In Newport for St. Patrick’s Day

Many of us may have starting celebrating Newport's Irish Heritage Month back in February with Dancing at Forty Steps, many more celebrated St. Patrick's...

Aquidneck Meat Market Reopens as Aquidneck Meat and Provisions

John Callaghan and Sheryl Callaghan, Proprietors of Bellevue Wine and Spirits in Newport and Milk and Honey Kitchen in Tiverton, have purchased Aquidneck Meat Market...

Rhode Island’s First “Quahog Week” Will Be Celebrated at Local Restaurants

Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit, along with state and food-industry leaders, will kick off Rhode Island's first Quahog "Restaurant" Week on...

Despina’s Cafe on Bellevue Avenue is Now For Sale

Despina's Cafe, which is owned and operated by Jim and Janice Tasso of Newport, has recently been listed for sale with Keller Williams Realty of...

Christie’s Will Reopen for Parade Day and Plans on Being Open...

After being closed for almost all of 2015, What'sUpNewp has learned that Christie's will re-open on Saturday, March 12th for a special pop-up opening...

Guide to What’s Happening at Newport’s Bars and Restaurants on Saint...

Guide to 2016 Newport Saint Patrick's Parade Day in Newport, RI The 60th Annual Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade will be held, rain, snow, or...

Newport Storm’s Spring Irish Red Ale Returns as Official Beer of...

There’s no shortage of anticipation throughout Newport as everyone awaits the 60th Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade. No matter what mother nature has...

Brick Alley Pub Seeks Volunteers to Assist Them With Their Annual...

The Annual Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade is arguably one of the busiest days of the year in Newport, and there's no secret that our...

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,...

Pancakes With A Purpose: IHOP of Middletown Will Offer Free Pancakes...

On March 8, 2016, from 7 AM to 7 PM, guests from around the world will celebrate the eleventh annual National Pancake Day at...

Smoke RIng is Latest Creative Brew from Newport Storm Brewery

If you’ve been following the Newport Storm Brewery lately you might have noticed that their brew collection has been growing. In the past two...

The Culture Trip: Newport’s 10 Must-Try Cultural Restaurants

With more than fifty restaurants in Newport, it's no wonder you often run into people that haven't been to many of your favorite spots,...

Former Thames Street Kitchen Space Will Become New Restaurant

There's a new restaurant concept that will soon take over 677 Thames Street, formerly Thames Street Kitchen. According to a City Of Newport Victualing License...

Where to Watch UFC 196, McGregor vs Diaz, on Saturday Night...

  Looking for a restaurant or bar in Newport, RI that's carrying UFC 196, a.k.a. "the McGregor vs Diaz fight", on Saturday, March 5th? What'sUpNewp has confirmed that...

Local Restaurant Owners Open Picnic Gourmet and Cafe on Bellevue Avenue

Picnic Gourmet + Cafe is now open at 26 - 28 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, the gourmet and cafe takes over the space previously...

Barking Crab Will Become The Boat Yard Bar and Grill

After 7 seasons on Swineburne Row in Newport, The Barking Crab will soon become The Boat Yard Bar & Grill. Under new ownership and management, the...

Norey’s Named CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bar in Rhode Island

Norey’s has been recognized as the best beer bar in Rhode Island in the annual Great American Beer Bars competition conducted by CraftBeer.com —the...

Castle Hill Inn and Spiced Pear Are Forbes Travel Guide 2016...

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its 2016 Star Awards today, posting the largest group of winners in the company’s history. The 58th annual list includes 56 Five-Star...

Speakeasy Bar and Grill is Closed for “Spring Cleaning” This Week

Speakeasy Bar and Grill will be closed Monday, February 22nd through Thursday, February 25th, the restaurant will reopen on Friday, February 26th. The restaurant posted...

Best Places for Margaritas on National Margarita Day in Newport, RI

Monday is February 22nd and it's not like any other Monday because it is National Margarita Day! The margarita cocktail – a famous concoction of...

UPDATES: When Newport Restaurants Are Open and Closed This Winter

It’s beginning to look a whole lot more like the off-season around Newport, RI. Many restaurants have already permanently/temporarily closed or are preparing to...