Easter Bunny will hop through Newport on Saturday

Some good news for kids - the Easter Bunny is scheduled to hop through Newport on Saturday, April 11th. With the help...

The JPT Launches Virtual Screening Room

At the JPT Film & Event Center, the show must go on - virtually. On March 26th, the new JPT Virtual Screening...

Unsung Heroes: Robert Young

Like all public school districts in the state, Newport's schools were faced with unprecedented challenges when they were ordered close and shift...

Rhode Island distilleries commit operations to make hand sanitizer

Their tasting rooms are closed, but Rhode Island distillers are joining the fight against COVID-19 by repurposing distilled ethanol to produce hand...

Winner Winner Offers Buckets of Love

In partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County, the team at Fifth Ward chicken shop Winner Winner is helping...

Unsung Heroes: Katie Imswiler

Citizens throughout the state are rapidly mobilizing in all sorts of creative, innovative and unexpected ways to help the fight against COVID-19....

The Reef and Stoneacre Brasserie Offer Free Meals to Hospitality Professionals

Two Newport restaurants - The Reef and Stoneacre Brasserie - are stepping up to help local hospitality professionals through the COVID-19 crisis....

Unsung Heroes: Rebecca Killian

Editor’s Note: What’s Up Newp and What’s Up Rhode Island are asking readers to nominate unsung heroes from the community during this COVID-19 crisis. Rebecca...

Unsung Heroes: Jenni Field

Editor's Note: What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island are asking readers to nominate unsung heroes from the community during this...

Local Gyms & Studios Offering Virtual Sweat Options

Going stir crazy yet? We are. But movement helps. Though many of our favorite local gyms and fitness studios have temporarily closed...

The Chanler Launches Hot Chocolate Bar

Starting Monday, February 17th, you can warm up and treat yourself to the Hot Chocolate Bar at the Chanler. It will be...

Rescue Me: 5 pets in need of loving homes this week

Is better health a part of your New Year’s resolution? Then you may want to consider getting a pet. According to the...

Hall of Fame Open Tickets Now on Sale

Newport will once again host another week of pro tennis when the ATP Tour returns for the Hall of Fame Open, July...

February Newport Gallery Night Kicks Off the 2020 Season Tonight

In a press release sent yesterday, The Newport Gallery Organization announced they will kick off its 20th season with February Newport Gallery...

See the Hunchback of Notre Dame during Newport Winter Festival

In a press release sent today, the Friends of Music at St. John’s, 61 Poplar St. announced a silent film presentation of...

The Jamestown Arts Center announces artworks selected for the Outdoor Arts...

In a press release sent today, the Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announced the artists selected to exhibit in its upcoming Outdoor Arts...

Island Moving Company to present Mother Goose at Rosecliff in March

In a press release sent today, Island Moving Co. announced plans to restage its popular ballet for the very young, Mother Goose,...

Rep. Canario introduces bill which allows municipalities to ban vaping in...

Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has introduced legislation (2020-H 7488) which authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances restricting...

Town of Middletown seeks input for Strategic Planning

The Town of Middletown would like to hear from people who live, work or own a business or property in Middletown about...

Letter to the Editor: Girl Scout cookie program inspires entrepreneurs

It’s cookie time and the Girl Scouts are building up more than just our waistlines. The Girl Scout...

Newport Waterfront Commission to meet on February 13th, here’s what’s on...

Newport Waterfront Commission will gather for their next meeting on Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm at Newport Public Library.

Business News: J2Construct acquires Advanced Building Concepts

Newport-based J2Construct (J2) announced today the purchase of Middletown-based Advanced Building Concepts (ABC). J2 acquired the assets, people...

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.

Newport’s Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will meet on Feb. 12, here’s...

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission will host their next meeting on Wednesday, February 12th at 4 pm at Newport Public Library.