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Casting Call for Holiday Hair

Photographer Marial Maher (via Visual Manor) is hosting an online casting call for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 35...

Press Conference Held to Promote “Think Local” Holiday Initiative

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce hosted a press conference on Wednesday, November 25th at Perrotti Park in Newport to promote and expand the...

UPDATE: After 35 Years, Tropical Gangsters Has Permanently Closed

After 35 years, the owners of Tropical Gangsters are retiring and their Thames Street store will soon close. While there has not been a definitive...

Bowen’s Wharf to Host Holiday Block Party and Christmas Tree Lighting

All photos by Trixie Wadson/Bowen's Wharf This year’s countdown to Christmas kicks off November 27 with a wharf-wide Holiday Block Party (Facebook Event) and boat...

5 Long-Time Newport Businesses We Have To Say Goodbye To In...

What a year it's been for changes around Newport! Someone recently said that there's a starting point and end point for everything in life...

Two Newport Yoga Businesses Join Together in Unique Collaboration

What'sUpNewp was the first to bring you the news on August 30th when we shared that Thames Street Yoga and Long Time Sun Apparel...

Marc Allen Fine Clothiers to Host Child & Family Holiday Shopping...

Marc Allen Fine Clothiers will host a holiday shopping event to benefit local non-profit, Child & Family. The shop, which opened its doors for business...

Life is Good Founders Will Visit Newport During First-Ever ‘Nationwide Optimism...

Life is Good Founders are hitting the road on their first-ever Nationwide Optimism Tour and they’re coming to Newport. The tour will bring the owners...

Anne Jenkins Gone Wild on Lower Thames

Ten Pounds of Feathers designer, Anne Jenkins has officially opened her month long pop-up at 491 Thames Street, Newport, RI. To celebrate, Jenkins and photographer Visual...

Ten Pounds of Feathers Designer Plans To Expand

When an artist invites you to their personal studio or workshop, it's an offer you should never refuse. It allows outsiders a chance to see...

Newporter Olivia Linn Explores Fort Adams and Defends Her “Joke Job”

"All we knew is that in order to get access to the inside of Fort Adams, we needed to look for a guy named...

Spa Aficionados From Across New England are Coming to Newport to...

Spa aficionados from across the region are coming to Newport to visit The Bodhi Spa, New England’s premiere Hydrotherapy Day Spa. With more than 3,000-square-feet of serenity,...

Style Newport has Been Named a 2015 Martha Stewart American Made...

Each year, Martha Stewart and the editors at Martha Stewart Living honor makers, small-business owners, and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design,...

Newport Antique Collector Steve Maher Offers Affordable Prices

After spending decades as a general contractor, building establishments like The Red Parrott and The Pelham, Newport antique collector Steve Maher spends his senior...

PHOTOS: Former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo’s Photo Shoot in Newport, RI

Former Miss Rhode Island, Miss USA and Miss Universe Olivia Culpo and Imperial Pearl, the largest independent pearl company in America, were in Newport, RI this...

Shore Soap Co. Outdoor Shower Hop

It's a common occurrence in Newport, the good 'ol "pool hop"; the act of jumping in the neighbor's pool while no-one is home! We...

A Labor Day Sale to Keep You in the Water

Take advantage of September! The out-of-towners are (almost) gone, the streets are clear, the 30-minute wait at Diego's has receded, and most importantly the...

Egg & Dart Announces Closure, Will Reopen as Pretty Young Things

Egg & Dart has announced that as of August 31st they would no longer be operating under that name at 57 America's Cup Avenue. Painter Chris Wyllie and...

Thames Street Yoga and Long Time Sun Apparel Are Moving in...

Thames Street Yoga will be joining Long Time Sun Apparel at 198 Thames Street , beginning this fall. While Thames Street Yoga's space at 580...

Lou Lou’s Decor Will Move From Portsmouth to Newport

Lou Lou's Decor, a boutique of fine furnishings and home accessories, will soon move from Clock Tower Square in Portsmouth to Bellevue Avenue in Newport,...

The 15 Best Newport Instagrammers

Let’s face it, most of our daily lives are just not interesting enough to warrant flocks of followers anticipating our every post but here...

Let’s Keep It A Secret: Beautiful Places For The Ultimate Seaside...

During the summer months it's a harsh reality for Newport - that local beaches, especially Easton's and Sachuest are flooded with tourists and notably...

Country Star Jerrod Niemann Tips His Hat to Newport Folk Festival...

Country star Jerrod Niemann recently released a new single titled "Blue Bandana", not only has the single had the biggest impact on Niemann's career but...

6 Best Places for Oysters in Newport

Photo: Midtown Oyster Bar Oysters - they’re filter-feeders, bottom-dwellers, and just downright delicious. The What'sUpNewp Crew has got the lowdown on the top six oyster joints close...

In Photos: Day 3 of 2015 Newport Jazz Festival

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival wrapped up on Sunday, August 2nd, here's a look at some of our favorite moments   The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival...