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Black History Month – People, Places & Events: Remembering a group of 19th and...

February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, an annual time to celebrate the achievements, and a time for recognized the central role, of African Americans in U.S. history....

11 cozy places to eat and drink in Newport

When it's cold in Newport, sometimes you just need to go somewhere cozy. Whether you're catching up with old friends during a holiday break, enjoying dinner out with visiting family members, or going on a date,...

18 famous actors and actresses that have ties to Newport

Editor's Note - This story was originally published on November 15, 2015. It has been republished. Newport has a long history of socialites, presidents, celebrities and famous people visiting, filming and sailing in The City By...
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Fun, Interesting, Famous and Memorable Quotes About Newport, Rhode Island

{Photo via Frank G. Harris (1885)/Wikimedia Commons} Newport, RI has inspired many writers, celebrities, musicians and creative minds over the last several hundred years. While there's never any shortage of things to say about The City-By-The-Sea, here are...
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What’s In A Name? The Origin Of Newport Street Names and Landmarks

Photo: Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center The streets and landmarks of Newport are rich in more than three hundred years of history, triumphs, and tribulations. Look no further than the street names around...

Five Fun Facts About Each of Newport’s Oldest and Most Historic Churches

Published: November 8, 2015. Updated October 28, 2017. If you thought the City of Newport had a long history, you should spend some time reading up on each and every church, congregation, parish and religious...
Moonrise Kingdom

17 Popular Movies Filmed in Newport, RI

This story was originally published on September 2, 2015. It was updated on September 2, 2017. According to IMDB, there are more than 100 films, documentaries and tv shows that credit Newport, Rhode Island as a...

7 Places in Newport Tied to Jackie Kennedy

On January 20th, Jane Pickens Theater will begin showing JACKIE starring Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, the First Lady famously tied to the City-by-the-Sea. Portman has been nominated for multiple awards for her intimate...
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20 Must-Have Drinks in Newport, RI

It's no secret that Newport is home to some amazing mixologists who provide a wonderfully diverse variety of drinks. The What'sUpNewp Crew with the help of a local bartender (thanks TB) has curated a list...
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50 Things to Eat in Newport, RI Before You Die

It's no secret that Newport is home to a wonderfully diverse variety of world-class restaurants, from fine dining to deliciously casual. The What'sUpNewp Crew has been keeping our eyes on what dishes really are a...
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Built Before 1765: Oldest Buildings in Newport, RI

Newport has the highest concentrations of colonial homes in the nation, the What'sUpNewp crew started this project as a list of the "Top 10 oldest houses in Newport". It wasn't soon after starting our...