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Sunday, February 23, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #18: Red sky at night,...

For the next two weeks --- May 8-20 – the Volvo Ocean Race will be the big story and the big attraction for up...

Podcast: A conversation with James Montgomery

Blues great and Newport resident James Montgomery will be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame this weekend. James joined WUN's Frank...

Podcast: Patrick Murphy and Jamie Horoszko, Live Local Music And Arts...

Patrick Murphy and Jamie Horoszko joined me on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport today to chat about the Annual Live Local Music And...

A Bridge to America’s Future: The story of immigrants to our...

In Turkey’s vibrant jewelry industry, a young Armenian boy of 10 begins learning his trade, destined to become a master craftsman. Some 2,300 miles...

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: A conversation with Rebuilding Together Greater Newport

Rebuilding Together Greater Newport is one of nearly 200 affiliates of a national program that is rehabilitating properties for low-income and handicapped homeowners. Here on...

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...

Shift Drinks: Brent Ryan, Newport Craft Brewing and Distilling

A lot has changed over the past few months for the company that produces Newport Storm beer and Thomas Tew rums.  In March, it...

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,...

Shift Drinks: Marc St. Laurent, Zelda’s

Shift Drinks is a new weekly column on WhatsUpNewp that hopes to highlight local hospitality professionals around town.  With so many unique, talented and passionate individuals working...

Shift Drinks: Matt Plumb, Brick Alley Pub

Shift Drinks is a new weekly column on WhatsUpNewp that hopes to highlight local hospitality professionals around town.  With so many unique, talented and passionate...

Shift Drinks: Justine King, The Mooring

Shift Drinks is a new weekly column on WhatsUpNewp that hopes to highlight local hospitality professionals around town.  With so many unique, talented and...

Podcast: A conversation with Rebecca Bertrand, Executive Director of newportFILM

Last fall, newportFILM announced that longtime Executive Director Terri Conners would transition into a role on the Board of Directors and Managing Director Rebecca Bertrand would be...

Podcast: RI Foundation on what grants and scholarships are available, our...

Chris Barnett from Rhode Island Foundation joined us on this hodge-podge of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK to discuss the Foundations news...

Podcast: What’s up with Newport Wellness Week

Start the year off right by focusing on lifelong health and wellness solutions. That's at least the goal of the Discover Newport's inaugural Newport...

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,...

Rhode Island’s Tourism Marketing Initiative

Introduced with great fanfare, the state’s “re-energized” tourism marketing program turned into a debacle. With a slogan that was widely criticized, and a video...

Podcast: Working Cities Newport – What it is and how you...

Last May, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President and CEO Eric Rosengren and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced that Cranston, Newport, and Providence won the...

Podcast: A conversation with Paul Pence, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor

Paul Pence, the Republican candidate for Rhode Island Lt. Governor, joined Frank today on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Pence is editor...

Podcast: Current and former Newport residents reflect on their experience in...

Following the false missile alarm, it's been absolute chaos in Hawaii. Patrick Murphy, a Newport native, a contributor to What's Up Newp, the founder of The Kings...