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Newport Restaurant Group

Newport Restaurant Group to Welcome ‘Avvio Ristorante’ in Former Papa Razzi Location in Cranston

Newport Restaurant Group, a division of Newport Harbor Corporation, an employee-owned hospitality company, is pleased to announce Avvio, a new restaurant in the former Papa Razzi space in Garden City, Cranston. Avvio will join the...
craft beer newport, RI

Upcoming Beer, Scotch and Wine Dinners Include Revival Brewing, Donelan Family Wines and Brooklyn...

Discover Where To Experience A Beer, Scotch or Wine Dinner in Newport Whether your drink of choice is beer, scotch or wine, Newport has an abundance of dinners to keep you entertained over the next...

Newport’s Top 10 Hot Spots for Watching New England Patriots Playoff Football

The Kansas City Chiefs will roll into Foxboro today at 4:35pm to take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in the Divisional Round of the 2015 season. In case you missed it -...
Willy's Burger Bar

Newport Blast Reports and then Retracts Story That Willy’s Burger Bar Has Been Purchased...

The Newport Blast reported on Thursday night that Willy's Burger Bar has been purchased by members of Thames Street Kitchen (TSK) and would be closing at the end of the month (January). The headline for...
Newport Historical Society

Newport Historical Society Announces Newport Eats Food Initiative

As Newport Historical Society staff put the finishing touches on the multi-million dollar Resource Center renovation project, the Society is working to launch its first initiative of the New Year,Newport Eats. “Rhode Island is a...
Norman Bird Sanctuary

Local Restaurants Will Offer 3-Course Meals to Benefit Norman Bird Sanctuary to

A trio of Winter Culinary Experiences benefitting one of Newport County’s most valuable resources, the Norman Bird Sanctuary! Enjoy a selection of 3-course meals that are filling and fulfilling! Three very popular local restaurants,...
Newport Restaurant Deals

For The First Time in 20 Years, Tipped Workers See Minimum Wage Increase

The start of 2016 marks something that hasn't happening in Rhode Island since 1996, tipped workers (bartenders, wait staff, waitresses, waiters and others) will see a minimum wage increase. Beginning on January 1st, 2016; the...
Brick Alley Pub

Brick Alley Pub

At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities,...
Newport Restaurants

UPDATED: 30+ Newport Restaurants Are Taking Some Time Off 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 do so over the next few weeks. As of December 31st;...
blue rocks market

Blue Rocks Market Will Not Reopen in 2016

While its nothing new for Blue Rocks Market to be closed during the winter, What'sUpNewp has learned that the popular deli and market will not reopen when the spring arrives. Ownership will continue to operate Blue Rocks...
Hotel Viking

Hotel Viking Will Host ‘Viking Wine Festival’ in 2016

Celebrated Winemakers Pair with Culinary Creations from One Bellevue One Bellevue, the award-winning restaurant at Hotel Viking in Newport, has announced the Viking Wine Festival, a sequence of exceptional winemaker-hosted dinners featuring some of the top personalities from...

Newport Wine Cellar Looks to Transfer Liquor License From Bellevue Ave to Memorial Blvd

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 License from 24 Bellevue Avenue to 11 Memorial Boulevard. The...

12 New or Improved Businesses We’re Looking Forward to Embracing in 2016

There are a lot of updates, upgrades and openings of new businesses that we should be looking forward to in 2016, and these are just the changes that we know about! With a few bigger commercial...
yesterday's

10 Popular or Long-Time Businesses We Said Goodbye To in 2015

These 10 long-time, popular, hip, cool and/or established businesses will certainly be missed moving in 2016 and for many years to come here in Newport, RI. We did not include Rhumbline or Cafe Zelda, both restaurants will...

Midtown Oyster Bar Hopes to Add Second Floor Addition and Deck

Midtown Oyster Bar is looking to offer more outdoor seating with the addition of a third deck. Midtown is seeking permission from the Newport Zoning Board to add a 1,021 square foot rear addition with...
Thames Street Kitchen

Thames Street Kitchen Counts Down To Final Day With Awesome Tribute To Their Employees

Thames Street Kitchen (TSK) announced on November 15th that they would permanently close "come January 1st" - Thames Street Kitchen Announces They Will Permanently Close. TSK will be open at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...
atlantic beach club

End Of An Era: Last Weekend For Atlantic Beach Club Is Here

Atlantic Beach Club, an Aquidneck Island institution since the late 1920’s, will see an end to its long and storied journey come January 1st, 2016. After almost 90 years of being in operation, it was announced...
Clarke Cooke House

Clarke Cooke House Nominated For Best Yachting Bar in The World

The Candy Store at Clarke Cooke House has been nominated as one of the ten finalists for 2015 Best Yachting Bars In The World/Best Sailor's Bar! From hundreds of  fan submissions, the team at Wight...
Christmas In Newport

Restaurants and Bars Open on Christmas Day in Newport

Christmas Day in Newport, R.I, believe it or not, will be here before you know it. For some of you, the thought of cooking at home, traveling, or visiting the family is simply, out of the...

Entertainment and Live Music in Newport This Week (Dec. 14 – 17)

Here’s a look at what’s happening in Newport for live music and entertainment this week, enjoy! A look at what to do this week - Best Things To Do in Newport This Week (Dec. 14 –...
The Mooring

CEO of Newport Harbor Corporation Responds to Rumors Suggesting That The Mooring is For...

Over the last week, What'sUpNewp has received several messages regarding that they had heard themselves or through someone else that The Mooring, a Newport Restaurant Group property, in Downtown Newport is currently for sale. What'sUpNewp...
Cocktail Wars

Cocktail Wars Will Return to Newport on January 18th

The 3rd edition of Cocktail Wars, the competition that challenges the area's best bartenders, will return to the Gas Lamp Grille in Newport on January 18th, 2016. At Cocktail Wars, participating bartenders will have no idea what liquor...

Bring the Kids to Cru Cafe for Holiday Cookie Decorating on December 13th

Cru Cafe will be hosting Holiday Cookie Decorating for kids under 12 on Sunday, December 13th from 2pm - 5pm.   Cru Cafe's baker is baking up shortbreads and gingerbreads in holiday shapes for kids to head...

Explore and Enjoy Newport: Join What’sUpNewp at 1/2 Shell For $1 Oyster Night

Newport's local seafood hotspot, Scales and Shells, has expanded by opening 1/2 Shell, a traditional raw bar designed for the oyster obsessed. The location is colorful yet simple, with a beautiful baby blue bar ready to sling...
Cru Cafe

Cru Cafe Launches “Salvation Soup”, Giving Back Never Tasted So Good

Cru Cafe has introduced a weekly soup special, it tastes good and does good. The soup listed on their menu weekly as "Salvation Soup" will give $1 from every cup sold to a local charity, the...