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Hammetts Wharf: Hotel, retail opening in June; restaurant soon after

The $29 million Hammetts Wharf construction project at the former Newport Yachting Center is just a few short months from completion.

What to eat and drink this week in Newport County: Feb....

Here’s what’s up for the week ahead when it comes to dine, drink and deliciousness; Dine & Drink...

Pizza Poll: The results are in!

It's National Pizza Day and the results of our Pizza Poll are in! We asked, "Who makes the...

The Final Countdown: Newport Burger Bender is almost here

Discover Newport, the official destination management organization for Newport and Bristol Counties, announced today a record-breaking 39 burgers have tossed their buns...

What to eat and drink this week in Newport County

It may be winter and it may be cold, but there is no reason to stay in during this time of the...

Bouchard Restaurant among OpenTable’s ‘Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2020’

Taking the guesswork out of Valentine's Day, the most highly coveted date night of the year, OpenTable -- the world's leading provider of online...

Winter Break: When restaurants are taking time off this winter (2020...

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

Where To Find Brunch in Newport

*Updated 1/28/2020. This story was originally published on January 5, 2015, it is routinely updated. * Brunch, the delicious combination of breakfast, lunch and alcohol...

Pizza Poll: Who makes the best slice in Newport?

Since National Pizza Day is coming up on February 9th, we're celebrating Newport's locally-owned pizza spots and giving you the chance to...

Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival returning to Fort Adams...

Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA) has confirmed with What's Up Newp that the Newport Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival will...

Forget Xmas in July, think “Jaws,” in January!

Imagine finding the perfect clamcake…and there’s a Winter Storm Warning in effect. That was my thought Saturday (Jan. 18) while driving through...

Live music, extensive bourbon menu added to Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar

The Newport Marriott’s Plank Bar, located in the hotel lobby, will host different musical acts each Friday evening from 6 to  9...

Blackstone Caterers hosting Rare Bourbon & Craft Beer Dinner on January...

On Friday, January 24th Blackstone Caterers will be hosting a five-course Rare Bourbon and Craft Beer Dinner at their headquarters located at...

Owners of Midtown Oyster Bar, Surf Club opening Freaky Burrito

Burritos and bowls. That's what the owners of Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club will be offering and specializing...

Castle Hill Inn will celebrate Chinese New Year with a five-course...

In celebration of the Year of the Rat in 2020, Castle Hill Inn will be offering a special Cantonese-inspired menu crafted with...

Kilwin’s opening second location in Newport

Kilwin's is opening a second location in Newport. Kilwin's, which has been serving up chocolate, fudge, and ice cream...

Renovations coming for Caleb & Broad

Caleb & Broad has planned to close from January 20th - 30th for some extensive renovations. "It's going to...

Taste Of Broadway: Four Broadway restaurants are teaming up to offer...

The Tavern on Broadway is taking beer dinners to a whole other level when they host A Taste Of Broadway on January...

Surf Club to host five-course Winter Dinner on January 15th

Surf Club has announced plans for a Winter Dinner that promises to be a culinary and cocktail experience that you will not...

New Year’s Eve 2019: Here’s where to ring in 2020 in...

New Year’s Eve is almost here and the What’sUpNewp crew is keeping you in the know of the very best events and parties happening...

Where to dine on Christmas Day in Newport (2019 edition)

Christmas Day in Newport, believe it or not, will be here before you know it. For some of you, the thought...

Clarke Cooke House a nominee in Wight Vodka’s 2019 Best...

The Clarke Cooke House has a shot at being crowned the Best Sailor's Bar in the world. EuroSail News,...

Clementine’s Homemade Ice Cream coming to Wave Ave in Middletown

A East Greenwich-based ice cream shop has announced plans to open a second location, and it's going to be in Middletown!