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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Gerry Goldstein: Some not-so-Merrie Melodies

February being Black History Month, we might appropriately recall some familiar figures associated with racism: Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Tom...

Rescue Me! Newport Adoptable Animals Weekly Highlight

Is better health a part of your New Year's resolution? Then you may want to consider getting a pet. According to the...

A Layman’s View: Televised Presidential Debates – Is this the best...

The 2020 presidential debates have been all over the place and largely forgettable.  Too many candidates; candidates with nearly identical policy views;...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #108: Rhode Island Hotel Week

Rhode Island's first hotel week is a great opportunity to treat yourself to a stay in one of Rhode Island’s top hotels! 

When ‘faraway’ news lands at your front door: Newport’s gas crisis...

A YEAR AGO TODAY, Jan. 21, 2019, on the coldest day of the winter, natural gas was cut to thousands of people...

Just My Opinion: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

This story was originally written on Jan. 15, 2016. Tomorrow – Sunday – is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, celebrated on Monday as a federal...

What’sUpNewp, What’sUpRhodeIsland expanding coverage, adding columnists

With the new year comes a new look for What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland, as we welcome new columnists, add features, and increase our...

Tyler Bernadyn: Why waiting until “Spring” to buy or sell might...

To say the Spring market is off to a hot start would be an understatement.  With a large pool of qualified buyers...

Developmental Disability News: RI DD Legislative Commission seeks to change payment...

Editor's Note & Intro: Beginning today, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island will be sharing and linking to content provided...

Developmental Disability News: RI Governor proposes privatizing state-run group homes in...

Governor Gina Raimondo plans to privatize the state-run group home system in the next budget, cutting 204 fulltime positions from the state...

Brian C. Jones: In anxious times, should a ‘nice day’ be...

THIS PAST SUNDAY, Rhode Island had the day off – a day off from winter and a lot more.

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News – #107: Newport Wellness Week

Start the year off right by focusing on lifelong health and wellness solutions. Beginning this Saturday – January 18 through next Saturday...

Gerry Goldstein: Nothing ‘stuffie’ about the duchess

Rhode Island couldn’t convince the PawSox to stay here, but let's hope we don't blow a new opportunity to make a different...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #106: Milestone year for Newport...

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade and the achievement of some important milestones in the City-by-the-Sea. For all of the...

Just My Opinion… Seeking the truth

Facts are always important and determining what is fact and what is fiction has always been challenging. It will be an even...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #105: Happy New Year from...

2020 is here and we’re ready to go!  There are still legions of visitors in our City-by-the-Sea, so be...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #104: Christmas Week in The-City-By-The-Sea

It’s Christmas Week! Enjoy our restaurants, mansions, and special parties during this wonderful season.  Get up...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #103: Christmas Fun This Week

What a season to be in Newport!   There are lots of activities – parties, open houses, and walking tours...

What’s Up At The Movies: ‘Bombshell’ out this weekend

In its portrayal of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’ 2016 sexual harassment scandal, director Jay Roach’s Bombshell tries to balance two very different...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #102: Christmas fun in Newport

There are many activities this week and in the coming weeks as we approach Christmas. The Christmas trees are lit, the lights...

Tyler’s tips to protect your home this winter

This week’s unexpected snowfall had many around town scrambling to break out the shovels, ice scrapers and snow boots.  With everyone trying...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #101: A weekend of fun...

If the weather holds, this weekend is a fabulous time to take advantage of one of the Newport Historical Society’s annual Holiday...

Review: ‘Knives Out’ includes brilliant cast, masterful storytelling

Successful mystery writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead from an apparent suicide, but private eye Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), fresh...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #100: Happy Thanksgiving, Bowen’s Wharf...

Wishing a Very Happy Thanksgiving to our Newport Tour Guides & Greeters and all those who make Newport such a special and...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #99: Newport County Days, Christmas...

It’s Newport County Days again and all Newport County residents and Naval Station Newport personnel receive free admission to the Newport Mansions...