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Pinkberry Closes Up Shop on Lower Thames Street

For the second time this offseason, a franchise frozen yogurt shop has closed their location in Newport, RI. Back in November 6th we brought you the news that Orange Leaf Closes Newport Location Permanently, What'sUpNewp learned on...
Frosty Freez

Frosty Freez Will Open For 2016 Season on Friday, April 1st

Frosty Freez is preparing to open at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1st for the 2016 season and their 60th Anniversary. Frosty Freez, which has been serving ice cream since 1956, will be open from...
Diego's

Diego’s Will Open ‘Diego’s Bodega and Catering’ in Middletown

It's been in the works for several months and Diego's has finally made a small announcement regarding their plan to open Diego's Bodega and Catering in Middletown. The new venue is set to open up...
Yesterday's

Original Bar from Yesterday’s Finds New Home in Rhode Island

A popular place to be and part of Yesterday's & The Place has found a new home in Rhode Island. Vintage Cigar Lounge has confirmed that they will use "the original bar" from Yesterday's in their...
Rosemary and Thyme Artisan Bakery

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 be a bistro style menu that will include communal starters...
Castle Hill Inn

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 dining out it's time to make those plans and reservations. If...

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 Italian dinners and is open from 10am to 10pm Sunday through...
Cafe Zelda

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 time for the 60th Annual Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade...
St. Patrick's Day Newport RI

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 Day with Newport's 60th Annual Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade...
Aquidneck Meat Market

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 in Middletown. The purchase of the business at 800 Aquidneck Avenue...
Quahog Week

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 Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2pm during a special launch...
Despina's Cafe

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 Newport. Despina's opened the 2,000 square foot restaurant on March 28th,...

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

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 in honor of the 60th Annual Newport Saint Patrick's Day...

Guide to What’s Happening at Newport’s Bars and Restaurants on Saint Patrick’s Parade Day

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 shine, on Saturday, March 12th 2016. The parade will begin promptly...

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

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 to give us New Englanders, we can all rely on...
Brick Alley Pub

Brick Alley Pub Seeks Volunteers to Assist Them With Their Annual Post-Parade Day Clean-Up

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 city needs a pick-me-up when the crowds go home. For the...

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

Russell Morin Catering & Events has teamed up with Revival Brewing to host The Irish Revival Beer Dinner at 'Vue in Newport on Friday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. The dinner at Russell Morin's event...
IHOP Middletown

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

On March 8, 2016, from 7 AM to 7 PM, guests from around the world will celebrate the eleventh annual National Pancake Day at participating IHOP restaurants and enjoy one free short stack of...

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 years the brewery has upped the ante producing close to...
virtual tour newport restaurant

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, or perhaps what you consider the best in the City-By-The-Sea. James...
Thames Street Kitchen

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 Application, the restaurant space will soon operate as a restaurant...

Where to Watch UFC 196, McGregor vs Diaz, on Saturday Night in Newport, RI

  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 Mudville Pub will have the fight on on Saturday night. The...
Picnic Newport

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 occupied by Newport Wine Cellar + Le Petit Gourmet. Picnic is...

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 restaurant will be operated by Executive Chef Brent Clark and...
Norey's

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 Brewers Association website for beer lovers. Norey's, which has also been...