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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...

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...

20 Military Memorials, Monuments and Markers you should visit in Newport

These memorials, monuments, and markers throughout Newport, RI document the trials, tribulations, battles, historical events and those Newporter's lost while at a battle. We...

What’s In A Name? The Origin Of Newport Street Names and...

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,...

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

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...

Black History Month Newport: Places of Worship

Special to What's Up Newp | The following was written by Keith Stokes. Editor's Note: February is Black History...

Looking to pass the time by? Give these ten fun, historic,...

Looking to pass the time by? Give these ten fun, historic, and/or educational stories from our archives a read.

Black History Month – People, Places & Events: Remembering a group...

February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, an annual time to celebrate the achievements, and a time...

Black History Month Newport: A look at 19th century black-owned businesses,...

Introduction: February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, an annual time to celebrate the achievements, and a...