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One-on-WUN: An Interview with Fluke’s new Executive Chef, Eddie Montalvo

This spring, Executive Chef Eddie Montalvo moved from New York City to Newport to join the team at Fluke Newport. Since May, he's been...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Sarah Berkman

Sarah Berkman: Herbalist, Birth Doula, Earth Mother (my claim, not hers), Aromatherapist and Owner of Gather. Sarah wears may hats (and thrifted dresses); she...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Jeovanna

Jeovanna is the owner and sole stylist at Lily + Lion, Newport’s only boutique speakeasy salon, shhh … don’t tell anyone. She is a San Diego...

Folk Fest Interview: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule Makes Surprise Appearance

(Above: Warren Haynes and Nels Cline, Photo: Ken Abrams) Warren Haynes is known to many as the former guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band and...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Suzi Nance

‘Boss Lady Of The Week’ Is A Weekly Column That Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneurial and Inspiring Females In Our Community Suzi Nance: President of Capitol Realty...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Rebecca King

'Boss Lady' Of The Week Highlights Empowering, Entrepreneur, & Inspiring Females In Our Community Rebecca King is a Real Estate Agent at Libby Kirwin Real...

What About Bobby: What Would You Say If You Were Told...

My Name is Bobby Forster, I Live In Newport and I Have ALS. What would you say if you were told that you would be...

A Conversation with George Wein: Madam Chaloff, a Bucket of Blood,...

In part 2, George Wein takes us on his journey, from classical piano and lessons with Madam Chaloff, to the clubs at which he...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Q and A with Meg...

Meg Heriot isn’t a Newport native but she certainly has made her mark on this town. She enjoys long walks on Second Beach,...

WhatsUp Interview: Jose James Brings the Music of Bill Withers to...

Bill Withers is hot. Everybody seems to be piling well-deserved praise onto the 80-year-old man and his music. A year after the Newport Folk...

Local Woman Recognized for Intervening in Thames Street Emergency

In the early morning hours of Thursday, May 18th, Amanda Tracy decided to go for a drive and clear her head. But as Tracy...

Newport’s BedJet is revolutionizing the sleep industry from small Brick Market...

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently...

Podcast: A conversation with NIROPE – Nick, Ron, and Pete Cardi...

It was a leaky rowboat that Nick, Ron, and Pete named as kids, using the first two letters of their first names and that's...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Sue Gearan

Timely with the end of Newport Boat Show Weekend, I bring you: Sue Gearan. Sue is a professional Yacht Charter Broker and Travel Concierge,...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 23: A convo with Harle Tinney;...

It was a jam-packed edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WDK on Wednesday. Joining Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz for the first 30...

Newport Maven: Jacki Lane

Newport is full of inspiring people, amiright? Entrepreneurs, scientists, artist, and fitness gurus; kick butt community members who embody everything about athletic culture. In honor of...

Sole Food, Teysha Weaves the Way

There are always so many intriguing vendors at Newport Folk Festival. You can find anything from hand drawn and embossed stationary to jewelry made...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady of the Week”: Kyla Maher

Kyla Maher is the Owner of Long Time Sun Apparel, whose flagship store is located at 198 Thames Street, in Newport, Rhode Island. Long Time Sun...

Shift Drinks: Jo-Anne “JoJo” Tantimonico, The Smokehouse

With Memorial Day Weekend here and a string of nice weather forecasted for the next few days, it finally feels like summer has made...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Q and A with ‘Juicy’...

Jessica Patricio, also known as: "Juice", or, "Juicy Chef Jess" is a raw vegan chef, born and raised in Newport, Rhode Island to two...

Camden Murphy is a Breath of Fresh Air

Camden Murphy is a 22 year old Rhode Island native. When his left side brain isn’t busy working behind the bar at Midtown his...

Q&A: John Hirschboeck, Daffodillion Project Director

The daffodils have come and go, we thought what better time than now to catch up with John Hirschboeck, Daffodillion Project Director, to discuss...

Tyler’s Two Cents:  Grand Ma, Shorties & Stories

 Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every week on What’sUpNewp...

A Conversation with George Wein: ‘You Have to Say You Did...

A Conversation with George Wein: ‘…after all your life, and it is the last part of my life, to have reached that place. I...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Erika Young

Erika Young started Lazuli Handcrafted early in 2014, defining her work as “boho-minimalist stone & crystal jewelry made by a geologist with a creative...