Massimiliano Puglisi named General Manager of The Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection announced today that Massimiliano Puglisi has joined their team as General Manager. In his...

Podcast: A conversation with Patricia Morgan, Republican gubernatorial candidate

Republican gubernatorial candidate and State Representative Patricia Morgan, R - West Warwick, the House Minority Leader, discusses her vision for Rhode Island with Ryan...

Freak the Folk, CLIF Style

I know that we have already melded into the Newport Jazz Festival and we folk'd on pretty hard here at What's Up Newp as...

Guest View – Suzanne McDonald: I’m writing to you from day...

The following was written by Middletown-resident Suzanne McDonald. McDonald is a former Boston Globe journalist and is the founder of Newport Interactive...

Podcast: Kelsi Chappell chats about her Boston Marathon experience; Tyler Bernadyn...

Topics of today's conversation on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK ranged from the Boston Marathon to sustainability. Portsmouth resident Kelsi Chappell joined Tim Towey and...

Podcast – What’sUpNewp Radio: Sean and Dani, Newport Out

Sean and Daniel from Newport Out joined Frank Prosnitz and me today on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Newport Out is a Travel...

Podcast: A conversation with Pamela Pantos, Executive Director of Newport Music...

When most people think about music in Newport, they imagine the storied folk and jazz festivals. But in the houses of Newport in July,...

Newport County Dinner Club celebrating 30 years of promoting “Shop Local,...

Hard to believe it, but the Newport County Dinner Club has been offering a fine local dining program for 30 years! 

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...

Tyler’s 1600 Miles Away: Exploring Aquidneck Island’s Ties to the Virgin...

I find solace in traveling each winter for a period of time to escape the cold and explore new destinations.  Over the past 5...

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,...

Podcast: A ‘Bridge To The Future’ conversation with Bahjat Shariff

Bahjat Shariff was born in war-torn Lebanon. He left his country and family behind when he was 18, and with 300 in his pocket...

A Conversation with George Wein: Artistry – the Festivals (Part 1)

For more than seven decades, George Wein has been making music, as a performer and as a promoter and producer. He’s elevated folk and...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival...

You could say about Christian McBride that the bass was in his blood – and it was. From a father and great uncle who played...

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...

Guest View – Coggeshall Club: How to work from home when...

With self and mandated quarantines on the rise, school closures, and employees either urged or forced to work from home, we are...

A Bridge to the Future: Irma Valdez – ‘we need love...

When you meet Irma Valdez, you hear in her voice an excitement about the opportunities that her children now have, about a...

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...

Podcast: A conversation with Paul Roselli, Democratic gubernatorial candidate

Paul Roselli, a Democratic candidate for governor, an environmentalist who is leading the opposition of the proposed power plant in Burrillville, talks about jobs,...

What’s Up Podcast: Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea discusses COVID-19 crisis

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea today joined What's Up's Frank Prosnitz to discuss changes her office is making during this coronavirus crisis...

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...

What’sUpNewp Radio – August 31: A convo with Louie Escobar, Escobar’s...

Louie Escobar, co-owner of Highland Farm in Portsmouth, joined me today on What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport to chat about all that's...

Tyler’s Two Cents: Oysters, Rhode Island’s Hidden Gem

Over the past decade, a renewed interest in oysters and aquaculture has bolstered a revival in the local industry.  Rhode Island’s pristine coastal waters...

Newport Maven: Gregory Angel

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...

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...