United States Senate has Designated Today as National Lobster Day

On August 5th, 2015, the United States Senate designated September 25th as National Lobster Day. The National Lobster Day resolution was Sponsored by Senator Angus...

VIDEO: FoxCT Experiences Newport Through Its Food

FoxCT recently took a day trip to Newport, RI and spent an afternoon with Rhode Island Red Food Tours. Rhode Island Red Food Tours took FoxCT...

Newport Storm Brewery Releases Red Dawn, a Russian Imperial Stout

Red Dawn hits shelves this week and marks the 10th beer to be released by the Newport Storm Brewery this year! A robust Russian...

Off Island Adventure for the Ultimate Oyster

Every year, more than 6.4 million Rhode Island oysters are sold for consumption* and the number of aquaculture farms in the state has increased...

Noteworthy Food, Beer & Wine Events Happening This Fall in Newport

With the arrival of fall in Newport on Wednesday, September 23rd comes plenty to quench your thirst, make you smile and keep you full....

50 Things to Eat in Newport, RI Before You Die

It's no secret that Newport is home to a wonderfully diverse variety of world-class restaurants, from fine dining to deliciously casual. The What'sUpNewp Crew has...

Fort Adams Expands Gift Shop Offerings to Include Food and Beverage

Fort Adams expands offerings of Gift Shop to include food and beverage, as well as a greater array of sundries and clothing.  The Gift...

Rhode Island Brewers Guild Unveils Advertising Campaign to Promote Local Beer

The Rhode Island Brewers Guild launched a new campaign this week to promote the local beer industry. Established in 2013, the Rhode Island Brewers Guild (www.ribrewersguild.org) is...

Entertainment and Live Music This Weekend | September 11 – 13

Here’s a look at what’s happening in Newport for live music and entertainment this weekend, enjoy! Don’t miss our look at 15 Fun Things To...

Perry Mill Tavern Will Close on September 10th, Last Call For...

On July 10th, the What'sUpNewp Crew brought you the news that the Owners Of Midtown Oyster Bar Have Purchased Perry Mill Tavern. What'sUpNewp has learned that...

Firehouse Pizza Looks to Reopen as ‘Firehouse 595’

The Firehouse Building, located at 595 Thames Street in Newport, RI, which once operated as Firehouse Pizza may soon reopen as Firehouse 595. Rui Reis,...

VIDEO: NESN’s ‘Wicked Bites’ Visits Diego’s

Wicked Bites, a show that features food, fun and sports from throughout New England on NESN, visited Diego's down on Bowen's Wharf in Newport recently. The...

New Oyster Bar Opens on Lower Thames Street

Scales & Shells opened 1/2 Shell, a new oyster room, bar and restaurant, to the public on Thursday, September 24th. 1/2 Shell will continue the traditions...

5 Reasons to Visit Newport Storm Brewery and Thomas Tew Distillery

This story was originally published on September 2, 2015. For those of you who are looking for a fun way to spend the day, start...

Newport Storm Introduces RIèzes, a Belgian Style Ale With a Rhode...

The Newport Storm Brewery has announced the release of RIèzes, a limited-edition craft beer, as the latest installment of their barrel aging beer program. Released in...

Forty 1 North Culinary Masters Series presents Patrick Feury

Forty 1 North Culinary Masters Series presents Patrick Feury, in partnership with Caledonia Spirits & Jasper Hill Farm Cheeses, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 6:00pm Patrick Feury, executive chef and partner...

Local Restaurants are Recycling Shells to Help Restore Rhode Island’s Oyster...

The Nature Conservancy is working with Newport Restaurant Group, Midtown Oyster Bar and a few other local seafood restaurants to bring back native oysters and restore essential habitat in...

Three Newport Food Events Among ‘Best Food Festivals in Small Towns...

PR Web has included 3 Newport, RI food events in their recent article "Best Food Festivals in Small Towns 2015-2016"! Read The Full Story Below Foodies wanting...

Blue Rocks Market Will Close Down Early This Season Due to...

Blue Rocks Market has announced that it will close down for the 2015 season on September 7th. In 2014, Blue Rocks Market closed around October...

VIDEO: The White Horse Tavern Awaits You

It’s hard to imagine what the The White Horse Tavern has seen, experienced or been host to since 1673 when it opened here in...

Newport’s KEEL Vodka Makes its New York Debut

KEEL, the producers of the nation’s only Premium Light Vodka, has officially announced its arrival in the state of New York. KEEL is produced in...

Bowen’s Wharf Set to Host 25th Annual Seafood Festival in October

Bowen's Wharf will host the 25th annual Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival on October 17th and 18th. Dates: Saturday, October 17th & Sunday October 18th, 2015 Time:...

Plumby’s Upstairs Burger Bar Now Open

Plumby's Burger Bar, Brick Alley Pub's Fast-Casual Burger Bar located on the second floor of Brick Alley Pub, opened on August 17th. The new concept...

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...

14 Best Gluten-Free Restaurant Menus in Newport

More people than ever are choosing a gluten-free lifestyle for personal preference or health issues. While there are many Newport restaurants that can prepare food gluten-free,...